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Kristiansund arrive at Aker Stadion on Sunday for the Eliteserien game with home team Molde FK.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Molde FK v Kristiansund are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
Molde FK, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 2-1 Europa League victory vs Granada.
In that match, Molde FK had 44% possession and 15 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Molde FK was Eirik Hestad (90'). Granada CF had 14 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Jesús Vallejo (29' Own goal) and Roberto Soldado (72') scored for Granada.
Fixtures involving Molde FK have often been engaging affairs lately with high scoring expected. Over their past half dozen games, the sum total of 23 goals have gone in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.83 goals per game) with 16 of them coming from Molde. Such a pattern might not be carried forward into this game, though.
Following on from a losing effort in their last game against FK Haugesund in Eliteserien action, Kristiansund will be aiming to make amends here.
The only player to score from Kristiansund was Faris Pemi Moumbagna (31'). Ibrahima Wadji (53', 54', 92') was the scorer for FK Haugesund.
Illustrating their predisposition for productive matches, we’ve had goals 21 times in the last six games in which Kristiansund have played, making it an average of 3.5 goals each meeting. Opposing teams have got 10 of this grand total.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head duels stretching back to 09/06/2018, there has been little to separate the clubs with Molde FK winning 2 of those games, Kristiansund 2 and 2 being draws after 90 minutes of play.
A sum of 21 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 11 for Molde and 10 being from KBK. That is an average goals per game value of 3.5.
The last league clash featuring these sides was Eliteserien match day 24 on 08/11/2020 which ended up with the score at Molde FK 2-2 Kristiansund.
The match was refereed by Sigurd Kringstad.
Team News: Molde FK
Molde FK boss Erling Moe doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all before this game thanks to a completely healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Kristiansund
Owing to a fully injury-free squad ready to go, Kristiansund manager Christian Michelsen does not have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this game.
In this game, Kristiansund must be fancied to break down this Molde FK outfit, although that may not quite be as many as they’ll concede.
We reckon that it will be both teams to score in a 2-1 winning margin for Molde FK at the end of the 90 minutes. We are expecting it to be pretty even.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Aker Stadion (11,249)
Captain: Magnus Eikrem
Chairman: Odd Ivar Moen
Manager: Erling Moe
Competitions: UEFA Qual (Play-Offs)