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The Eliteserien tie at SR-Bank Arena on Sunday will see home team Viking FK playing Bodo Glimt.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Viking FK v Bodo Glimt can be seen below - plus the latest match odds.
Viking FK will be looking for a repeat result of a 1-3 Eliteserien success over Stabæk.
In that match, Viking FK had 56% possession and 20 attempts at goal with 6 on target. For Viking FK, the goals were scored by Veton Berisha (10', 72') and Viljar Vevatne (67'). Stabæk got 3 attempts on goal with 1 on target. Fitim Azemi (15') was the scorer for Stabæk.
Viking FK have been conceding pretty frequently of late, although they’ve also found ways to convert their own chances into goals. Looking at their last 6 games, Viking FK have seen their goal breached in 6 of them while also scoring in 6 of those games. That kind of pattern might not be carried forward here, of course.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Viking FK:
- are winless against Bodo Glimt in their previous 5 league matches.
- are undefeated in their last 7 home league matches.
Bodo Glimt will go into the match following a 3-1 Conference League win with the eclipse of Zorya Luhansk in their most recent fixture.
For Bodo Glimt, the goalscorers were Ulrik Saltnes (48'), Ola Solbakken (49') and Amahl Pellegrino (60'). Artem Hromov (90') was the scorer for Zorya Luhansk.
In their last half-dozen outings, Bodo Glimt have bagged a tally of 13 goals. Bodo Glimt have also not failed to score on each one of those occasions. During those fixtures, their defenders have seen 6 goals go into their own net.
Their previous form shows that Bodo Glimt:
- have not lost to Viking FK in games played away from home for the previous 2 league matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 3 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Checking on their prior head to head clashes going back to 30/10/2016 shows us that Viking FK have won 1 of these games and Bodo Glimt 4, with the tally of drawn results being 1.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 25 overall at an average of 4.17 goals per match.
The last league match featuring the two was Eliteserien match day 11 on 03/07/2021 and the score finished Bodo Glimt 2-2 Viking FK.
That time, Bodo Glimt managed 76% possession and 10 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Patrick Berg (43', 60').
At the other end, Viking FK had 9 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Veton Berisha (45', 56') was the scorer.
The referee was Dag Vidar Hafsås.
Team News: Viking FK
The Viking FK manager Bjarte Aarsheim will be thankful to have no fitness concerns at all ahead of this match owing to a completely injury-free squad ready to go.
Team News: Bodo Glimt
Thanks to a fully healthy squad ready to go, the Bodo Glimt manager Kjetil Knutsen does not have any fitness concerns to report before this game.
We envisage that Viking FK have it within them to put one past this Bodo Glimt side, but one goal likely won’t be good enough.
We’ve gone for both teams to score in a 1-2 winning margin for Bodo Glimt at the end of the 90 minutes. Hopefully this is a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: SR-Bank Arena (15,900)
Captain: Viljar Vevatne
Chairman: Stig H. Christiansen
Manager: Bjarte Aarsheim
Competitions: Eliteserien position 6
🔑 Key Man: Veton Berisha
Generally played in the Striker position, Veton Berisha was born in Egersund, Norway. Having made a first senior appearance for Viking FK in the 2011 season, the gifted Forward has managed 12 league goals in the Eliteserien 2021 season to date in a total of 16 appearances.