2023 Allsvenskan

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Season2023
Dates1 April 2023 –
12 November 2023
ChampionsMalmö FF
26th Allsvenskan title
23rd Swedish title
RelegatedDegerfors IF
Varbergs BoIS
Champions LeagueMalmö FF
Europa LeagueIF Elfsborg
Conference LeagueBK Häcken
Djurgårdens IF
Matches played240
Goals scored665 (2.77 per match)
Top goalscorerIsaac Kiese Thelin
(16 goals)
Biggest home winSirius 7–0 Varberg
(16 September 2023)
Biggest away winVarberg 0–6 Malmö FF
(4 May 2023)
Highest scoringElfsborg 6–1 Halmstad
(3 May 2023)
Sirius 3–4 Elfsborg
(8 May 2023)
Häcken 6–1 Degerfors
(13 May 2023)
Hammarby 4–3 Djurgården
(14 May 2023)
Varberg 4–3 Brommapojkarna
(3 September 2023)
Sirius 7–0 Varberg
(16 September 2023)
Norrköping 4–3 Varberg
(6 November 2023)
Longest winning run8 matches
Elfsborg and Malmö FF
Longest unbeaten run15 matches
Elfsborg
Longest winless run13 matches
Varberg
Longest losing run5 matches
Varberg
Highest attendance41,327
AIK 2–0 Djurgården
(24 September 2023)
Lowest attendance627
BP 2–0 Mjällby
(24 April 2023)
2022 2024 → All statistics correct as of 12 November 2023.

The 2023 Allsvenskan was the 99th season of Sweden's top-level football league, Allsvenskan. A total of 16 teams participated. BK Häcken were the defending champions after winning the title in the previous season. IF Brommapojkarna and Halmstads BK were promoted after finishing first and second in the 2022 Superettan, while Varbergs BoIS staved off relegation by defeating third placed Östers IF.

Malmö FF clinched their 23rd Swedish championship title and 26th Allsvenskan title on 12 November 2023, the final game day of the regular season, by defeating the other title competitor, IF Elfsborg, 1–0 at home. This was the first time since 2009 that the title was decided in the final round, and the first time since 2009 that it was decided in the final round in a game between the top two teams. IF Brommapojkarna were forced to defend their Allsvenskan status in a relegation series and Degerfors IF and Varbergs BoIS were directly relegated to the 2024 Superettan.

The 2023 Allsvenskan season began on 1 April, and ended on 12 November 2023 (not including play-off matches).

Teams

A total of sixteen teams are contesting the league, including fourteen sides from the previous season, and two promoted teams from the 2022 Superettan.

Stadiums and locations

Team Location Stadium Turf Stadium capacity
AIK Solna Friends Arena Natural 50,000
BK Häcken Gothenburg Bravida Arena Artificial 6,500
IF Brommapojkarna Stockholm Grimsta IP Artificial 5,000
Degerfors IF Degerfors Stora Valla Natural 7,500
Djurgårdens IF Stockholm Tele2 Arena Artificial 30,000
Hammarby IF Stockholm Tele2 Arena Artificial 30,000
Halmstads BK Halmstad Örjans Vall Natural 10,873
IF Elfsborg Borås Borås Arena Artificial 16,899
IFK Göteborg Gothenburg Gamla Ullevi Natural 18,600
IFK Norrköping Norrköping Nya Parken Artificial 15,734
IFK Värnamo Värnamo Finnvedsvallen Natural 5,000
IK Sirius Uppsala Studenternas IP Artificial 10,000
Kalmar FF Kalmar Guldfågeln Arena Natural 12,000
Malmö FF Malmö Stadion Natural 22,500
Mjällby AIF Hällevik Strandvallen Natural 6,750
Varbergs BoIS Varberg Påskbergsvallen Natural 4,500
  1. ^ Known as Platinumcars Arena for sponsorship reasons.
  2. ^ Known as Eleda Stadion for sponsorship reasons.

Personnel and kits

All teams are obligated to have the logo of the league sponsor Unibet as well as the Allsvenskan logo on the right sleeve of their shirt.

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players and Managers may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Team Head coach Captain Kit manufacturer Main shirt sponsor
AIK Norway Henning Berg Sweden Alexander Milošević United States Nike Truecaller
BK Häcken Norway Per-Mathias Høgmo Sweden Samuel Gustafson Germany Puma BRA
Degerfors IF Sweden Andreas Holmberg
Sweden Tobias Solberg
Sweden Sebastian Ohlsson England Umbro Various
Djurgårdens IF Sweden Kim Bergstrand
Sweden Thomas Lagerlöf
Sweden Magnus Eriksson Germany Adidas Prioritet Finans
Halmstads BK Sweden Magnus Haglund Sweden Andreas Johansson Germany Puma
Hammarby IF Hungary Ábel Lőrincz Sweden Nahir Besara Sweden Craft Huski Chocolate
IF Brommapojkarna Sweden Andreas Engelmark
Sweden Olof Mellberg
Sweden Gustav Sandberg Magnusson United States Nike Bauhaus
IF Elfsborg Sweden Jimmy Thelin Sweden Johan Larsson England Umbro Sparbanken Sjuhärad
IFK Göteborg Denmark Jens Berthel Askou Sweden Marcus Berg Sweden Craft Serneke
IFK Norrköping Denmark Glen Riddersholm Sweden Christoffer Nyman Germany Adidas Holmen
IFK Värnamo Sweden Kim Hellberg Sweden Freddy Winsth Germany Puma
IK Sirius Sweden Christer Mattiasson Sweden Daniel Stensson Denmark Select Various
Kalmar FF Denmark Henrik Jensen Brazil Ricardo Friedrich Denmark Select Hjältevadshus
Malmö FF Sweden Henrik Rydström Denmark Anders Christiansen Germany Puma Volkswagen
Mjällby AIF Sweden Anders Torstensson Sweden David Löfquist Germany Puma Various
Varbergs BoIS Sweden Martin Skogman Sweden Stojan Lukić Sweden Craft Various

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Malmö FF Norway Åge Hareide End of contract 6 November 2022 Pre-season Sweden Henrik Rydström 17 November 2022
Mjällby AIF Sweden Andreas Brännström 8 November 2022 Sweden Anders Torstensson 14 November 2022
AIK Eritrea Henok Goitom End of interim spell 8 November 2022 Sweden Andreas Brännström 8 November 2022
IK Sirius Sweden Daniel Bäckström Signed by Sweden U21 10 November 2022 Sweden Christer Mattiasson 5 December 2022
Kalmar FF Sweden Henrik Rydström Signed by Malmö FF 17 November 2022 Denmark Henrik Jensen 28 December 2022
IF Brommapojkarna Sweden Christer Mattiasson Signed by IK Sirius 5 December 2022 Sweden Olof Mellberg
Sweden Andreas Engelmark
5 December 2022
IFK Göteborg Sweden Mikael Stahre Sacked 8 March 2023 Denmark Jens Berthel Askou 7 June 2023
Varbergs BoIS Sweden Joakim Persson Signed by AC Horsens 28 June 2023 16th Sweden Martin Skogman (interim) 29 June 2023
AIK Sweden Andreas Brännström Sacked 2 July 2023 14th Norway Henning Berg 2 July 2023
Hammarby IF Spain Martí Cifuentes Signed by Queens Park Rangers 30 October 2023 6th Hungary Ábel Lőrincz (interim) 31 October 2023

Regular season

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Malmö FF (C) 30 20 4 6 62 27 +35 64 Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round
2 IF Elfsborg 30 20 4 6 59 26 +33 64 Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round
3 BK Häcken 30 18 3 9 69 39 +30 57 Qualification for the Conference League second qualifying round
4 Djurgårdens IF 30 15 5 10 41 36 +5 50
5 IFK Värnamo 30 14 3 13 37 34 +3 45
6 Kalmar FF 30 13 6 11 35 40 −5 45
7 Hammarby IF 30 11 11 8 41 39 +2 44
8 IK Sirius 30 12 6 12 51 44 +7 42
9 IFK Norrköping 30 12 5 13 45 45 0 41
10 Mjällby AIF 30 12 5 13 32 34 −2 41
11 AIK 30 9 9 12 34 38 −4 36
12 Halmstads BK 30 9 9 12 30 44 −14 36
13 IFK Göteborg 30 8 10 12 33 37 −4 34
14 IF Brommapojkarna (O) 30 10 3 17 40 53 −13 33 Qualification for the Allsvenskan play-off
15 Degerfors IF (R) 30 7 5 18 30 62 −32 26 Relegation to Superettan
16 Varbergs BoIS (R) 30 3 6 21 26 67 −41 15
Source: svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish)
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Head-to-head points; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Play-off
(Note: Play-off is only played if need to decide champion, teams for relegation or UEFA competition and will be played on a neutral ground).
(C) Champions; (O) Play-off winners; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ The 2023–24 Svenska Cupen winners qualified for the Europa League first qualifying round. Since the cup winners (Malmö FF) qualified based on league position, the Europa League spot was passed to the second-placed team, and the second Conference League second qualifying round spot was passed to the fourth-placed team.


Positions by round

Team ╲ Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
Malmö FF621111111211123332332211122221
IF Elfsborg16137433222122211111111122211112
BK Häcken315222333333332223223333333333
Djurgårdens IF148768687678544444454444444444
IFK Värnamo591191099101110101210111211111011109999886555
Kalmar FF1364344576554467666887886765776
Hammarby IF2712881011910111110111081088766555557667
IK Sirius91210141513141515131211121211121313121214151414111091098
IFK Norrköping1032555444467776555545667678889
Mjällby AIF853677868999989897678778991091010
AIK111614131414151314151515131413131212141513141312131111111211
Halmstads BK41061011121011988665577991111101011121312121112
IFK Göteborg121515161615131213141414151515151515151412121110101213131313
IF Brommapojkarna1514161512675574589109101110910111213141414141414
Degerfors IF1481312911121412121213141314141414131315131515151515151515
Varbergs BoIS7119111316161616161616161616161616161616161616161616161616
Leader and Champions League second qualifying round
Conference League second qualifying round
Allsvenskan play-off
Relegation to 2024 Superettan
Source: everysport.com

Results by round

Team ╲ Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
AIKLLWLDDLDLLDLWLWDWDDLWLWWLWLDDW
BK HäckenWWLWWWLWDWWWDWWLWLWWLLWLWDWLWL
Degerfors IFLWLLWLLLWDLLLWLLWDWLLWLLLDLDDL
Djurgårdens IFWDLWLLWLWWDDWWWLWWLDWWLLWWDWLL
Halmstads BKWLWLLLWLWWDWDWDDLLLLDWLLLDDDWD
Hammarby IFWLLWLLDWDLDWLWWLWDWDWWLWDDDDDD
IF BrommapojkarnaLLLWWWDWWLWLLLLWLLDWLLLDLLLLWW
IF ElfsborgLDWWWWWWWWDWWWDWLWLWWLLWWWWWDL
IFK GöteborgLLLLDWDDDLLLDLDDWLWWWDWWDLLLDW
IFK NorrköpingDWWLDWWWLLLDDLWWLWWWLLLDWLLLWL
IFK VärnamoWLLWLLWLLWLLWLDWLWLWDWWLWWWWDL
IK SiriusDDDLDDLLLWWWLLWLLLWLLLWWWWWDWW
Kalmar FFLWWWDDLLWWDWDLLWLDLDWLWWLWWLLW
Malmö FFWWWWWWWWDLWWWLLDWWLDWDWWWLWWLW
Mjällby AIFDWWLLDDWLLWLDWLWLWWLLWWLLLDWLW
Varbergs BoISDDDLDLLLLDLLLWLLWLLLLWLLLLLDLL
Source: Soccerstats.com (in English)
W = Win; D = Draw; L = Lose

Results

Home \ Away AIK BKH DEG DIF HBK HAM BP IFE IFKG IFKN IFKV IKS KFF MFF MAIF VAR
AIK 1–2 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 2–2 1–2 2–2 0–3 3–1 0–0 1–1 0–0 1–0 3–0
BK Häcken 2–0 6–1 4–1 3–2 3–1 4–2 3–1 4–1 4–1 3–1 3–2 1–3 4–2 3–0 2–0
Degerfors IF 2–1 1–0 2–1 3–1 2–2 2–0 1–2 1–2 0–2 0–2 0–3 1–3 1–2 1–2 1–1
Djurgårdens IF 1–0 1–0 4–1 1–0 0–0 3–1 0–4 1–0 2–2 1–2 2–4 3–1 2–0 2–0 2–0
Halmstads BK 2–1 1–0 0–0 2–0 0–0 0–2 0–1 0–0 1–3 2–2 2–1 3–0 0–1 1–1 0–5
Hammarby 4–2 2–2 3–1 4–3 2–2 2–1 1–0 1–1 2–1 0–2 2–2 3–1 1–3 0–0 2–0
IF Brommapojkarna 0–2 2–1 1–2 1–2 3–1 1–0 0–3 0–0 2–2 0–2 1–2 2–3 1–2 2–0 2–1
IF Elfsborg 3–0 0–2 2–2 1–1 6–1 2–0 5–0 1–1 3–2 2–0 1–0 0–3 3–0 2–0 2–1
IFK Göteborg 1–1 4–2 6–0 2–1 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–2 1–1 0–1 0–1 2–0 0–1 0–1 1–2
IFK Norrköping 3–1 2–2 1–0 0–2 1–2 2–0 0–2 1–2 3–0 2–1 1–1 1–0 0–1 0–2 4–3
IFK Värnamo 1–0 1–0 0–1 1–2 0–0 0–0 0–1 1–0 3–1 2–1 0–1 0–1 1–3 0–1 3–1
IK Sirius 0–1 1–4 3–2 0–0 1–2 1–2 3–2 3–4 2–0 2–0 2–0 3–0 1–3 2–3 7–0
Kalmar FF 1–1 1–0 2–1 2–1 2–0 0–0 1–3 0–4 2–0 2–1 1–3 2–2 1–0 0–2 1–0
Malmö FF 3–1 2–2 5–0 0–0 3–0 4–2 2–1 1–0 2–2 3–0 3–1 3–0 1–0 1–2 5–0
Mjällby AIF 0–0 2–1 2–0 0–1 0–2 0–3 1–2 0–1 0–1 1–2 2–3 3–0 1–1 1–0 2–2
Varbergs BoIS 1–2 0–2 1–1 0–1 1–2 0–1 4–3 0–0 1–2 1–3 0–3 1–1 0–0 0–6 0–3
Source: Swedish Football Association (in Swedish)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For upcoming matches, an "a" indicates there is an article about the rivalry between the two participants.

Allsvenskan play-off

The fourteenth-placed team (IF Brommapojkarna) faced the third-placed team from the 2023 Superettan (Utsiktens BK) in a two-legged tie for the final place in the 2024 Allsvenskan. The loser ended up in the 2024 Superettan.

24 November 202319:00
Utsiktens BK0–7IF Brommapojkarna
Vasić 3', 28', 69'
Fritzson 11'
Timossi Andersson 44'
Johansson 84', 90'
Bravida Arena, Gothenburg 27 November 202319:00
IF Brommapojkarna0–0Utsiktens BK
Grimsta IP, Stockholm

IF Brommapojkarna won 7–0 on aggregate.

Season statistics

Hat-tricks

As of 12 November 2023
Player For Against Result Date
Sweden Isaac Kiese Thelin Malmö FF Hammarby IF 4–2 30 April 2023
Sweden Sebastian Nanasi Malmö FF Varbergs BoIS 6–0 4 May 2023
Sweden Joakim Persson IK Sirius Varbergs BoIS 7–0 16 September 2023
Sweden Momodou Sonko BK Häcken IFK Norrköping 4–1 22 October 2023
Sweden Joakim Persson IK Sirius Djurgårdens IF 4–2 4 November 2023
Cyprus Ioannis Pittas AIK Fotboll IFK Varnamo 3–1 12 November 2023

Discipline

Player Club

Awards

Monthly awards

Month Manager of the Month Player of the Month
Manager Club Player Club
April Sweden Henrik Rydström Malmö FF Sweden Isaac Kiese Thelin Malmö FF
May Sweden Jimmy Thelin IF Elfsborg Sweden Jacob Ondrejka IF Elfsborg
July Sweden Jimmy Thelin IF Elfsborg Denmark Jeppe Okkels IF Elfsborg
August Denmark Jens Berthel Askou IFK Göteborg Iceland Arnór Ingvi Traustason IFK Norrköping
September Denmark Jens Berthel Askou IFK Göteborg Albania Arbnor Muçolli IFK Göteborg
October Sweden Kim Hellberg IFK Värnamo Sweden Sebastian Nanasi Malmö FF

Annual awards

Award Winner Club
Player of the Year Sweden Sebastian Nanasi Malmö FF
Goalkeeper of the Year Iceland Hákon Valdimarsson IF Elfsborg
Defender of the Year Sweden Gustaf Lagerbielke IF Elfsborg
Midfielder of the Year Sweden Sebastian Nanasi Malmö FF
Forward of the Year Sweden Isaac Kiese Thelin Malmö FF
Young Player of the Year Sweden Momodou Sonko BK Häcken
Coach of the Year Sweden Jimmy Thelin IF Elfsborg

See also

References

  1. ^ "Välkommen till Malmö FF Henrik Rydström". mff.se (in Swedish). Malmö FF. 17 November 2022. Retrieved 17 November 2022.
  2. ^ "Andreas Brännströms och Patrick Winqvists avtal förlängs inte med Mjällby AIF". maif.se (in Swedish). Mjällby AIF. 19 October 2022. Retrieved 16 November 2022.
  3. ^ "Anders Torstensson ny huvudtränare för Mjällby AIF". maif.se (in Swedish). Mjällby AIF. 14 November 2022. Retrieved 16 November 2022.
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  5. ^ "Daniel Bäckström lämnar Sirius Fotboll". siriusfotboll.se (in Swedish). IK Sirius. 10 November 2022. Retrieved 16 November 2022.
  6. ^ "Christer Mattiasson ny huvudtränare för Sirius Fotboll". siriusfotboll.se (in Swedish). IK Sirius. 5 December 2022. Retrieved 5 December 2022.
  7. ^ "Henrik Rydström lämnar Kalmar FF". kalmarff.se (in Swedish). Kalmar FF. 17 November 2022. Retrieved 17 November 2022.
  8. ^ "Välkommen till Kalmar FF, Henrik Jensen!". kalmarff.se (in Swedish). Kalmar FF. 28 December 2022. Retrieved 28 December 2022.
  9. ^ "Olof Mellberg och Andreas Engelmark är herrlagets nya tränarduo". bpfotboll.se (in Swedish). Brommapojkarna. 5 December 2022. Retrieved 5 December 2022.
  10. ^ "Olof Mellberg och Andreas Engelmark är herrlagets nya tränarduo". bpfotboll.se (in Swedish). Brommapojkarna. 5 December 2022. Retrieved 5 December 2022.
  11. ^ "Mikael Stahre lämnar". ifkgoteborg.se (in Swedish). IFK Göteborg. 8 March 2023. Retrieved 8 March 2023.
  12. ^ "Välkommen, Jens!". ifkgoteborg.se (in Swedish). IFK Göteborg. 7 June 2023. Retrieved 7 June 2023.
  13. ^ "Jocke Persson lämnar Varbergs BoIS". boisfc.nu (in Swedish). Varbergs BoIS. 28 June 2023. Retrieved 28 June 2023.
  14. ^ "Martin Skogman tar över tills vidare". boisfc.nu (in Swedish). Varbergs BoIS. 29 June 2023. Retrieved 29 June 2023.
  15. ^ a b "Henning Berg ny chefstränare för AIK Fotbolls herrlag". aikfotboll.se (in Swedish). AIK. 3 July 2023. Retrieved 3 July 2023.
  16. ^ "Martí Cifuentes till Queens Park Rangers". hammarbyfotboll.se (in Swedish). Hammarby IF. 30 Oct 2023. Retrieved 30 Oct 2023.
  17. ^ "Abel Lorincz tar över herrlaget under säsongsavslutningen". hammarbyfotboll.se (in Swedish). Hammarby IF. 31 Oct 2023. Retrieved 31 Oct 2023.
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  19. ^ a b c "Spelarstatistik". svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish). Swedish Football Association. Retrieved 5 November 2023.
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