IFK sail past Elfsborg
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IFK Gothenburg moved back to within a point of leaders AIK after defeating title-rivals Elfsborg 4-0.

Hannes Stiller scored twice for IFK in between efforts from Hjalmar Jonsson and Tobias Hysen as the home side moved above their opponents in the table.

Elsewhere, Kalmar are three points off top spot after beating Hammarby 3-0. Tobias Eriksson scored twice with Daniel Mendes also getting on the scoresheet, all three goals coming in the first half.

Jonas Henriksson scored twice as fifth-placed Hacken maintained their challenge with a 4-0 win at Halmstad.

Paulinho opened the scoring for the visitors with Henriksson adding a second on the half-hour mark and Erik Friberg making it 3-0 six minutes before the break.

Halmstad then had Christian Jardler sent-off before half-time with Hacken adding a fourth through Henriksson after 53 minutes.