BRI-MATHIAS HODGE - Monday, April 12, 2010
Ryan Miller featured for Halmstad and Alejandro Bedoya for Örebro in the Allsvenskan while Nick Noble got the start in the Swedish second division's first weekend.
Halmstads BK 1 - 2 Mjällby AIF
Ryan Miller went the distance at right back for Halmstad as they fell at home to Allsvenskan newcomers Mjällby Sunday.
Halmstad started off on the right foot as winger and local boy Joe Sise put the hosts ahead in the 16th minute.
David Löfqvist put the guests ahead to stay just before halftime.
The guests responded twelve minutes later as Daniel Nicklasson notched the equalizer.
Michael Thomas was on the bench but did not see action for Halmstad.
Halmstad drop to 10th place with the loss with five points from five games.
Örebro SK 0 - 2 GAIS
Alejandro Bedoya went the distance in midfield for Örebro as they fell to visiting GAIS on Monday night.
The former Boston College man picked up a yellow card in the 79th minute.
GAIS' Brazilian superstar Wanderson put the guests ahead with a strike eight minute before the halftime break.
The young Norwegian-Iranian striker Aram Khalili added insult to injury in second half stoppage time.
The loss drops Örebro to ninth in the table with six points after five games.
Syrianska 2 – 0 Ljungskile
Nick Noble was the surprise starter Sunday in Sodertalje as Ljungskile lost away at Syrianska to kick off the Superettan season.
After a scoreless first half, Nigerian striker Peter Ijeh put the hosts ahead eight minutes into the second half beating the former West Virginia netminder.
Midfielder Besim Kunic added an insurance tally for the hosts in the 61st minute.
With only four games having been played in the Superettan season Ljungskile occupy the bottom rung.
Johan Smith did not make the bench for Kalmar as they fell at home two to three against Malmö Sunday.