Helsingborg, Hacken & AIK claim home wins; Brondby draw at Odense; Rosenborg draw 4-4

Helsingborg 1 – Elfsborg 0 (Allsvenskan, April 10, 2011) Helsingborg claimed their second victory in as many matches at the start of the new Allsvenskan season with a 1-0 home win over Elfsborg. Alexander Gerndt grabbed the game’s only goal after 64 minutes to move last year’s runners-up onto six points and top of the pile alongside Orebro.

Hacken 3 – IFK Gothenburg 1 (Allsvenskan, April 10, 2011) Tobias Hysen put Gothenburg ahead after 31 minutes, but the hosts hit back after the interval and turned the game on its head thanks to goals from Jonas Bjurstrom, Rene Makondele and Math Ranegie.

AIK Stockholm 3 – Mjallby 0 (Allsvenskan, April 10, 2011) AIK moved up to third in the fledgling standings courtesy of their first win of the season, a 3-0 routing over Mjallby. Two goals in as many minutes just before half-time, from Viktor Lundberg and Teteh Bangura, did the damage before Bangura’s second goal of the match sealed matters in the 62nd minute.

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Odense 1 – Brondby 1 (SAS Ligaen, April 10, 2011) Brondby’s afternoon started badly when Michael Krohn-Delhi was dismissed after 27 minutes, but the 10 men nevertheless took the lead four minutes later through Mikael Nilsson. Atle Roar Haland restored parity seven minutes before the break to keep Odense four points ahead of Brondby.

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Rosenborg 4 – Lillestrom 4 (Tippeligaen, April 10, 2011) Despite Rade Prica scoring a brilliant four-goal haul, shocking defending from Rosenborg’s defence meant that the Norwegian powerhouse’s terrible start to the season continued with their fifth game without a win.