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The Eliteserien match at Lerkendal Stadion on Sunday will see home team Rosenborg BK take to the field against Mjøndalen.
Our tips, poll and stats for Rosenborg BK v Mjøndalen can all be found here - plus the latest betting odds.
Rosenborg BK, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 1-3 Eliteserien triumph vs Sarpsborg 08.
In that game, Rosenborg BK managed 49% possession and 11 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. For Rosenborg BK, goals were scored by Stefano Vecchia (22', 56') and Per Ciljan Skjelbred (33'). For their opponents, Sarpsborg 08 had 15 shots on goal with 3 on target. Ole Jørgen Halvorsen (76') was the scorer for Sarpsborg 08.
Matches featuring Rosenborg BK have proved to be lively affairs recently with high scoring anticipated. Over their past half dozen games, the sum total of 23 goals have been recorded for both teams combined (at an average of 3.83 goals per game) with 13 of them being chalked up by Rosenborg BK.
In their previous fixture, Mjøndalen drew 1-1 in the Eliteserien tie with Sandefjord.
In that match, Mjøndalen managed 50% possession and 21 attempts at goal with 7 on target. The scorer for Mjøndalen was Markus Nakkim (61'). Sandefjord got 8 shots on goal with 3 on target. Marc Vales (45') was the scorer for Sandefjord.
Mjøndalen have seen success in front of goal leading up to this encounter, scoring 6 goals in their last 6 matches. While their manager Vegard Hansen will no doubt take that as a positive sign, Mjøndalen have been somewhat leaky at the back, having also been scored against in 6 of those same matches. We shall soon find out whether or not that trend will be continued on into this next match.
Going into this one, Mjøndalen haven’t won away from home in the past 8 league games. It's not a good run at all.
Head to head
An inspection of their past head to head meetings stretching back to 23/08/2015 tells us that these fixtures have been disappointments for Mjøndalen. They have not managed to get any wins whatsoever while Rosenborg BK have remained in the ascendancy, getting wins in 100 per cent of those games where they have faced each other.
15 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 11 of them from Troillongan and 4 coming from Mjøndalen. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.5.
The previous league clash featuring these clubs was Eliteserien match day 15 on 15/08/2021 and the score finished Mjøndalen 1-2 Rosenborg BK.
On that day, Mjøndalen managed 44% possession and 17 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. The scorer was Benjamin Stokke (66').
At the other end, Rosenborg BK got 11 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Erlend Dahl Reitan (31') and Anders Konradsen (57') scored.
The referee was Ola Hobber Nilsen.
Team News: Rosenborg BK
Adrian Nilsen Pereira (Shoulder Injury) and Vebjörn Hoff (Achilles tendon rupture) aren’t available for Rosenborg BK boss Åge Hareide.
Team News: Mjøndalen
With a fully healthy group ready to go, the Mjøndalen manager Vegard Hansen has zero fitness concerns at all before this match.
We feel that Rosenborg BK will most probably be able to create a decent number of chances and shots on target.
In contrast, Mjøndalen may well find it hard getting on the scoresheet but do we see them managing to get on the scoresheet.
Therefore, we are anticipating a decent 3-1 margin for Rosenborg BK when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Lerkendal Stadion (21,423)
Captain: Markus Henriksen
Chairman: Ivar Koteng
Manager: Åge Hareide
Competitions: Eliteserien position 4, Conference League Qualifiers (2nd Qualifying), Conference League Qualifiers (3rd Qualifying Round), Conference League Qualifiers (Play Off Round)
🔑 Star Player: Stefano Vecchia
Typically playing in the Left Wing position, Stefano Vecchia was born in Sweden. Having made a first senior appearance for IF Brommapojkarna in the 2013 season, the accomplished Forward has managed to score 6 league goals in this Eliteserien 2021 campaign to date in a total of 9 appearances.