FULL-TIME | (HT: 1 – 1)
– Boman 8′ | 1 – 0
– Cibicki 34′ | 1 – 1
– Björdal 56′
– Salomonsson 66′
– Eriksson 67′
– Christiansen 77′
– Boman (OUT); Hysén (IN) 75′
– Björdal (OUT); Omarsson (IN) 82′
– Diskerud (OUT); Razak (IN) 86′
– Eikrem (OUT); Jeremejeff (IN) 46′
– Sana (OUT); Christiansen (IN) 72′
– Safari (OUT); Konate (IN) 81′
– GBG: IFK Göteborg suffered a narrow defeat to IFK Norrköping in the quarter-final of the 2016/2017 Svenska Cupen, which was their latest pre-season fixture.
– MAL: The Swedish champions, Malmö FF, were held by the Norwegian football club Molde in a two-goal draw in a friendly match away from home.
– GBG: IFK Göteborg finished on a disappointing fourth place with 50 points, finishing ten points behind IFK Norrköping.
– MAL: Malmö FF are the Swedish champions after winning 2017 Allsvenskan after collecting overall 66 points, which was six points more than second-placed AIK.
– GBG: IFK Göteborg’s form in Allsvenskan: IFK Norrköping (L), IF Elfsborg (D), GIF Sundsvall (W), AIK (W), Gefle IF (D).
– MAL: Malmö FF’s form in Allsvenskan: Hammarby (W), Gefle IF (L), Falkenberg (W), Östersund (L), IFK Norrköping (W).
– GBGMAL: IFK Göteborg and Malmö FF have met in 170 matches. IFK Göteborg have won 61 and Malmö FF 71 of them. 38 matches have ended in draws.
– GBGMAL: IFK Göteborg suffered a 3 – 1 defeat to Malmö FF at Malmö Stadium in September 2016, which were their latest encounter in Allsvenskan.
– GBGMAL: Last match between IFK Göteborg and Malmö FF at Gamla Ullevi took place in April 2016, which was abandoned and Malmö FF were handed a 3 – 0 victory after turmoil inside the stadium.
– GBGMAL: Swedish champions Malmö FF have won four out of the last five matches against IFK Göteborg in Allsvenskan. Only one match in August 2014 ended in a four-goal draw at Malmö Stadium.
– Referee: Stefan Johannesson (SWE)
– Assistant Referee: Fredrik Nilsson (SWE)
– Assistant Referee: Mehmet Culum (SWE)
– Fourth Official: Magnus Lindgren (SWE)