In a thrilling Monday evening clash at the Örjans Vall in the Swedish Allsvenskan, Swedish-born Ghanaian defender Joseph Baffoe was sent off in Halmstads BK’s 1-0 defeat to Elfsborg.
The head-to-head record for the teams before the game was Halmstads BK four wins, Elfsborg 12 wins, and seven draws.
Elfsborg had more possession throughout the encounter.
Michael Baidoo started the game and lasted the full 90 minutes. Fellow compatriot Emmanuel Boateng came on in the 72nd minute to replace Jeppe Okkels.
Joseph Baffoe also started the game for Halmstads BK.
Jalal Abdulai’s left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner was assisted by Michael Baidoo in the 89th minute.
Jalal Abdulai was sent off in added time and Halmstads BK player Joseph Baffoe was also sent off in added time
Halmstads BK will play Djurgården in their next league game. Elfsborg will take on Varbergs BoIS FC.