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The Eliteserien meeting at Åråsen Stadion on Saturday will see hosts Lillestrøm SK play opponents SK Brann.
Our Lillestrøm SK v SK Brann tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - as well as the best betting odds.
Lillestrøm SK will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following the 1-2 Eliteserien victory against Mjøndalen.
In that match, Lillestrøm SK had 56% possession and 18 attempts at goal with 11 on target. For Lillestrøm SK, the goalscorers were Tom Pettersson (43') and Thomas Lehne Olsen (46'). Mjøndalen got 13 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. Albin Sporrong (4') scored for Mjøndalen.
Over their past six fixtures, Geir Bakke's Lillestrøm SK have celebrated scoring a total of 11 times, with that being an average number of goals per match of 1.83.
Going into this encounter, Lillestrøm SK have not registered a win against SK Brann in their last 7 matches in the league.
Since suffering a loss in their previous game against FK Haugesund in Eliteserien competition, SK Brann and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that match, SK Brann had 63% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 5 on target. The only player to score for SK Brann was Aune Heggebø (69'). For their opponents, FK Haugesund had 10 shots on goal with 5 on target. Sondre Liseth (28'), Kristoffer Velde (30') and Alioune Ndour (81') scored for FK Haugesund.
Over the course of their previous six outings, SK Brann have bagged a tally of 9 goals. SK Brann have also not failed to score in every single one of those games. During those fixtures, their defenders have seen 13 goals scored by their opponents.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that SK Brann:
- have not been beaten by Lillestrøm SK when they have played them away from home in the previous 3 league matches.
- have not won away from home in their last 10 league matches. Their travelling support will be needed here, for sure.
Head to head
An examination of their past head to head clashes stretching back to 05/11/2017 shows that Lillestrøm SK have won 0 of these and SK Brann 3, with the tally of draws being 3.
An aggregate of 13 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 4 for Kanarifuglene and 9 being from Brann. That’s an average goals per game of 2.17.
The previous league match featuring these clubs was Eliteserien match day 10 on 30/06/2021 which ended up with the score at SK Brann 1-1 Lillestrøm SK.
On that occasion, SK Brann had 49% possession and 11 shots on goal with 4 on target. The scorer was Daouda Bamba (58').
On the other side, Lillestrøm SK got 10 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Thomas Lehne Olsen (87') was the scorer.
The referee was Svein Oddvar Moen.
Team News: Lillestrøm SK
The Lillestrøm SK manager Geir Bakke will be grateful to have no fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this match thanks to a fully injury-free group ready to go.
Team News: SK Brann
Owing to a fully injury-free squad available to choose from, the SK Brann boss Eirik Horneland has no fitness concerns to speak of before this clash.
In this match, Lillestrøm SK certainly have the ability to get a couple of goals in this one when they meet SK Brann, who could well struggle getting goals.
We’re therefore expecting to see a pretty comfortable 2-0 victory for Lillestrøm SK at the conclusion of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Åråsen Stadion (11,500)
Captain: Thomas Olsen
Chairman: Morten Kokkim
Manager: Geir Bakke
Competitions: Eliteserien position 3
⭐ Star Player: Daniel Gustafsson
Generally played in the Right Wing position, Daniel Gustafsson was born in Kungsör, Sweden. After having made a senior debut playing for AFC Eskilstuna in the 2009 season, the talented Forward has managed to score 2 league goals in the Eliteserien 2021 season so far in 17 appearances.