The OBOS-ligaen tie at Åråsen Stadion on Tuesday will see home side Lillestrøm SK ready themselves for the challenge from opponents Sogndal.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Lillestrøm SK v Sogndal game - plus the latest betting odds.
Lillestrøm SK head into this game following a 2-2 OBOS-ligaen drawn result against Jerv.
Geir Bakke's Lillestrøm SK have found the net 7 times in their preceding six outings. The comparative tally of goals that have been scored against them in those fixtures is 7.
Coming into this meeting, Lillestrøm SK haven't been beaten in the league by Sogndal in their last 2 games.
Sogndal will come into the match after a 1-0 OBOS-ligaen win in the defeat of Raufoss in their last outing.
The numbers tell their own story, and Sogndal have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 11 goals in all. Defensively, Sogndal have clearly had some problems.
Going into this one, Sogndal haven’t won away from home in the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head-to-head meetings dating back to 04/05/2014 tells us that Lillestrøm SK have won 4 of them and Sogndal 1, with the tally of drawn results standing at 1.
12 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 8 of them from Kanarifuglene and 4 coming from Sogndal. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.
The last league contest featuring the two was Eliteserien match day 25 on 15/10/2017 and the score finished Lillestrøm SK 1-0 Sogndal.
On that day, Lillestrøm SK had 51% possession and 17 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Their only player to score was Frode Kippe (89').
Sogndal got 8 attempts at goal with 2 on target.
The referee was Svein Oddvar Moen.
Team News: Lillestrøm SK
Lillestrøm SK boss Geir Bakke has zero fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this game with a fully injury-free group to choose from.
Team News: Sogndal
Thanks to a fully injury-free squad to pick from, Sogndal boss Eirik Bakke doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash.
We’re thinking that Sogndal would be disappointed if they were not to get a goal against this Lillestrøm SK side, however it probably won’t quite be as many as they will have scored against them.
We’re expecting a very close game with a 2-1 victory for Lillestrøm SK at the end of the 90 minutes. Let’s see what eventuates.
What are the top odds for the game?
Regarding the current betting odds on the full-time result market, backing Lillestrøm SK can be had for 1.9091, a bet on the draw is 3.6 and selecting the winner to be Sogndal can be had at 3.65. Those are the best of the bets that can be secured right now.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Åråsen Stadion (12,250)
Captain: Frode Kippe
Chairman: Robert Lauritsen
Manager: Geir Bakke
Competitions: OBOS-ligaen position 9