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Sarpsborg 08 visit Aspmyra Stadion on Sunday for the Eliteserien tie with home side Bodo Glimt.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Bodo Glimt v Sarpsborg 08 are shown below (plus the best game odds).
Bodo Glimt will be looking for another win after the 0-3 Eliteserien triumph over Stabæk.
In that match, Bodo Glimt had 69% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 7 on target. For Bodo Glimt, goals were scored by Erik Botheim (54'), Fredrik Bjørkan (62') and Gilbert Koomson (86'). Stabæk got 2 attempts on goal with 2 on target.
Their most recent results reveal that much solidity has been shown by the Bodo Glimt rearguard. Bodo Glimt have been mean at the back, with the total number of goals that have flown into the back of their net over the course of their past six matches standing at 3. We will have to see whether or not that trend will end up being sustained in this game.
Sarpsborg 08 go into this encounter after a 2-1 Eliteserien win to beat Lillestrøm SK in their last fixture.
In that match, Sarpsborg 08 managed 38% possession and 6 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. For Sarpsborg 08, goals were scored by Jonathan Lindseth (28') and Ibrahima Koné (64'). Lillestrøm SK had 10 attempts at goal with 1 on target. Thomas Lehne Olsen (57') was the scorer for Lillestrøm SK.
Demonstrating their appetite for productive encounters, we’ve had goals 21 times in the prior 6 games in which Sarpsborg 08 have played, yielding an average of 3.5 goals per clash. Their opponents have managed 11 of this grand total.
Their previous form shows that Sarpsborg 08:
- have not registered a win against Bodo Glimt when they've played them away from home in the last 3 matches in the league.
- have not won away from home in their last 6 league matches.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head-to-head meetings going back to 02/09/2018 shows that Bodo Glimt have won 3 of them and Sarpsborg 08 0, with the number of drawn results standing at 3.
A combined total of 18 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 12 from Glimt and 6 coming from Sarpsborg. That’s an average goals per game of 3.
The last league contest between these sides was Eliteserien match day 13 on 17/07/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Sarpsborg 08 2-2 Bodo Glimt.
In that game, Sarpsborg 08 had 33% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The goals were scored by Anton Salétros (26') and Ibrahima Koné (67').
At the other end, Bodo Glimt had 9 shots on goal with 2 on target. Erik Botheim (45') and Marius Høibråten (86') scored.
The match was refereed by Sivert Amland.
Team News: Bodo Glimt
The Bodo Glimt boss Kjetil Knutsen will be grateful not to have any fitness worries at all ahead of this match owing to a completely injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: Sarpsborg 08
Thanks to a largely healthy group, there’s just the sole fitness issue for the Sarpsborg 08 gaffer Lars Bohinen to contend with. Moubarack Compaoré (Fractured Leg) misses out for this game.
In this match, Sarpsborg 08 will have a tough assignment to get a goal against a Bodo Glimt lineup who look set to fashion the chances to find the net multiple times while not conceding.
We’re therefore predicting a comprehensive 3-0 winning scoreline for Bodo Glimt at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Aspmyra Stadion (4,616)
Captain: Ulrik Saltnes
Chairman: Inge Henning Andersen
Manager: Kjetil Knutsen
Competitions: Eliteserien position 1, Conference League Qualifiers (2nd Qualifying), Conference League Qualifiers (3rd Qualifying Round), Conference League Qualifiers (Play Off Round), Conference League (Group C)
⭐ Star Man: Ulrik Saltnes
Generally taking up the Centre Midfield position, Ulrik Saltnes was born in Brønnøysund, Norway. After having made a senior debut playing for Bodo Glimt in the 2014 season, the gifted Midfielder has managed to score 7 league goals in this Eliteserien 2021 season to date in 20 appearances.