Hacken clawed back some of the deficit on Allsvenska leader Elfsborg, winning 4-2 in an entertaining top-of-the-table contest.
The visitor took a seventh-minute lead through
Elfsborg was back in front two minutes later with a strike from
Hopes of an Elfsborg comeback were then extinguished with the 83rd-minute dismissal of
The win sees Hacken move five points behind Elfsborg, while third-placed AIK has the same distance to make up after beating GAIS 1-0.
In the day's other match, two goals from
IFK Gotenborg missed the chance to go top of Sweden's Allsvenskan table after being held to a 1-1 draw at Gefle.