Elfsborg vs Pafos FC AI Prediction 11 July

### Match Analysis: Elfsborg vs Pafos FC

**Date and time:** 11 July 2024 at 17:00 UTC
**Stadium:** Boraas Arena
**Location:** Boraas

### Recent Form and Analysis

#### Elfsborg
Elfsborg has shown a mix of results recently, with a strong home performance in the Swedish league:
– **Elfsborg 3-0 Brommapojkarna** (6 July 2024, Sweden)
– **Elfsborg 0-0 Fredrikstad** (29 June 2024, Club Friendlies)
– **IFK Gothenburg 1-0 Elfsborg** (1 June 2024, Sweden)
– **Malmo FF 2-1 Elfsborg** (28 May 2024, Sweden)
– **Elfsborg 2-0 Halmstads BK** (24 May 2024, Sweden)
– **GAIS 2-1 Elfsborg** (19 May 2024, Sweden)
– **Elfsborg 6-1 AIK** (15 May 2024, Sweden)
– **Djurgaarden 2-0 Elfsborg** (12 May 2024, Sweden)
– **Elfsborg 3-1 Malmo FF** (5 May 2024, Sweden)
– **Elfsborg 2-0 Sirius** (29 April 2024, Sweden)

#### Pafos FC
Pafos FC has demonstrated consistency in both domestic league and friendly matches:
– **Pafos FC 0-0 Panathinaikos** (3 July 2024, Club Friendlies)
– **Pafos FC 1-0 Legia Warszawa** (30 June 2024, Club Friendlies)
– **CS Universitatea Craiova 1-2 Pafos FC** (23 June 2024, Club Friendlies)
– **Omonia Nicosia 0-3 Pafos FC** (18 May 2024, Cyprus)
– **Pafos FC 1-1 Omonia Nicosia** (11 May 2024, Cyprus)
– **Aris Limassol 1-1 Pafos FC** (28 April 2024, Cyprus)
– **Pafos FC 5-1 Anorthosis** (21 April 2024, Cyprus)
– **Apollon Limassol 1-1 Pafos FC** (17 April 2024, Cyprus)
– **Pafos FC 0-2 APOEL Nicosia** (14 April 2024, Cyprus)
– **Pafos FC 2-1 Apollon Limassol** (10 April 2024, Cyprus)

### Team Formations and Key Players

Since the starting line-ups for both teams are not provided in the JSON data, general performance trends can be used to infer potential key players and tactics.

#### Elfsborg
– **Formation:** Likely to field a traditional 4-4-2 or a 4-3-3 formation, aligning with typical Swedish league setups.
– **Key Players:** Focus on recent goal-scorers and consistent performers, particularly in the 3-0 victory against Brommapojkarna.

#### Pafos FC
– **Formation:** Likely to employ a 4-3-3 or a flexible 4-2-3-1 formation, emphasizing defensive stability and quick transitions.
– **Key Players:** Recent form indicates strong performances from the players involved in the 3-0 win against Omonia Nicosia and the friendly against Legia Warszawa.

### Match Prediction

Given the form and recent results of both teams, Elfsborg’s stronger home record and recent 3-0 victory indicate they are in good form. However, Pafos FC’s consistent performances and clean sheet against Panathinaikos suggest they will be a tough opponent to break down.

### Strengths and Weaknesses
– **Elfsborg:** Strong home performance, ability to score multiple goals. Potential weakness in maintaining consistency away from home.
– **Pafos FC:** Solid defensive record, capable of producing results in away games. Might struggle against high-scoring teams.

### Prediction:
**Elfsborg 2-1 Pafos FC**

Goalscorers:
– **Elfsborg:** Likely scorers based on recent form, including leading forwards from their 3-0 win against Brommapojkarna.
– **Pafos FC:** Key attacking players who have consistently performed in recent fixtures such as the friendly against CS Universitatea Craiova.

Elfsborg’s home advantage and recent form should give them the edge, but Pafos FC’s ability to defend well and hit on the counter makes this a closely contested match.