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The Eliteserien clash at Intility Arena on Saturday sees home side Vålerenga playing against Bodo Glimt.
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Vålerenga, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 1-2 Eliteserien victory vs SK Brann.
The only scorer from Vålerenga was Bård Finne (31', 47'). Kristoffer Barmen (9') was the scorer for SK Brann.
Dag-Eilev Fagermo's Vålerenga have managed to score 7 times in their past half-dozen outings. The corresponding number of goals that have been scored against them in that same time stands at 5.
Heading into this contest, Vålerenga are undefeated in their last 5 home league matches.
Bodo Glimt go into this game following a 3-2 Eliteserien win over Strømsgodset IF in their most recent outing.
For Bodo Glimt, the goals were scored by Philip Zinckernagel (12') and Jens Hauge (67'). Moses Mawa (13'), Niklas Gunnarsson (28' Own goal) and Kristoffer Tokstad (66') scored for Strømsgodset IF.
The numbers tell their own story, and Bodo Glimt have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 9 goals in total. Defensively, Glimt have clearly had some problems.
A look at their previous results shows us that Bodo Glimt:
- haven't won against Vålerenga in away games against them for the last 3 league matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 6 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head meetings stretching back to 11/05/2016, neither club has come out on top overall with Vålerenga winning 1 of those games, Bodo Glimt 1 and 4 being drawn in regulation time.
A combined sum of 18 goals were scored between them in this period, with 10 from Enga and 8 being from Glimt. That’s an average goals per game of 3.
The previous league fixture between these sides was Eliteserien match day 19 on 26/08/2019 when it finished Bodo Glimt 4-0 Vålerenga.
The referee was Kristoffer Hagenes.
Team News: Vålerenga
Vålerenga boss Dag-Eilev Fagermo will be grateful to have no fitness concerns to speak of coming into this game thanks to a fully healthy squad ready to go. Felix Horn Myhre is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: Bodo Glimt
Thanks to a fully healthy group ready to go, Bodo Glimt boss Kjetil Knutsen has no fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game.
We’ve got the feeling that Bodo Glimt have it within them to be able to create a good number of chances & successful shots on target.
Conversely, Vålerenga could well find it tough scoring goals- but, we do see them managing to get on the scoresheet as well here.
We can therefore see a controlled 1-3 margin for Bodo Glimt at the end of the 90 minutes.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Intility Arena (16,555)
Captain: Jonatan Tollås Nation
Chairman: Thomas Baardseng
Manager: Dag-Eilev Fagermo
Competitions: Eliteserien position 4
🔑 Key Player: Bård Finne
Regularly taking to the field in the Striker position, Bård Finne was born in Bergen, Norway. After making a first senior appearance for SK Brann in the 2012 season, the goalscoring Forward has bagged 4 league goals in the Eliteserien 2020 season so far in 12 appearances.