March 28 at 1 p.m.
Recoverhallen in Uppsala. The bandy association decided in March that the final is moved from Studenternas IP to be played indoors.
12.50-15.15 on SVT1 / SVT Play. Chris Härenstam comments together with expert Frida Rutqvist.
Villa Lidköping has won all the matches of the season. Going forward, the team has made an average of ten (!) Per match. The shooting queen Tilda Ström, 18, has been in a class of her own with 62 goals scored in total in the series and finals. Villa plays its first Swedish Championship final on the women’s side.
Västerås plays the third straight SM final. In 2019 it became gold after a late equalizer and a win on penalties, in 2018 it became gold after a hyperdramatic turnaround with three goals in the final stages of the match. This year, VSK finds itself underdog. Västerås has lost all five matches, including cup games, against Villa during the season.
Expert Frida Rutqvist:
Tips: – On paper, nothing should be able to stop Villa. But Västerås is so damn good at playing finals. Had it been a match series, Villa would have been a much bigger favorite. But when a decisive final is played, there are always nerves. It is advantageous Villa 60-40.
It speaks for Villa: – A good mix of players who played together for a very long time. A great goalkeeper in Pernilla Elardt-Östh. Outer half Sanna Gustafsson has given a new dimension to the game. Tilda Ström who won the shooting league is a fantastic player; powerful, has high speed and is determined. A real goal thief who hits targets from all angles.
It speaks for Västerås: – A team that knows what applies and has played finals. They have high morals for each other and never give up. You can never calculate VAT. A very cohesive team that always comes to good positions. And some players always manage to top the form for the final, such as Linda Lohiniva, Charlotte Selbekk, Mathilda Eklund.
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