Mjøndalen will take to the pitch with visiting side Sandefjord at Consto Arena in the Eliteserien fixture on Sunday.
View all Mjøndalen v Sandefjord tips, stats and our pre-match poll below - plus the latest betting odds.
Mjøndalen will be hoping for a better result after the 4-0 Eliteserien defeat last time out to Molde FK.
In that game, Mjøndalen managed 36% possession and 4 shots on goal with 1 of them on target. At the other end, Molde FK got 29 attempts at goal with 10 of them on target. Ohi Omoijuanfo (14', 82'), Martin Ellingsen (36') and Erling Knudtzon (91') scored for Molde FK.
Matches with Mjøndalen have often been lively ones lately with high scoring anticipated. Over their past six games, a grand total of 20 goals have been recorded for both teams combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 6 of those belonging to Mjøndalen. Having said that, we must now wait to see if the trend might persist in this upcoming match.
Coming into this contest, Mjøndalen are without a home win in the past 4 league matches. That's never good.
Sandefjord head into the encounter after a 3-0 Eliteserien win with the downing of Vålerenga in their previous outing.
In that game, Sandefjord managed 49% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 5 on target. For Sandefjord, the goalscorers were William Kurtović (43') and Viðar Ari Jónsson (74'). Vålerenga got 6 shots at goal with 1 on target. Fredrik Jensen (60' Own goal) was the scorer for Vålerenga.
Looking at their form, and Sandefjord have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 12 goals in total. Defensively, Sandefjord have not been doing too well.
Head to head
The last league meeting featuring the two was Eliteserien match day 3 on 16/05/2021 when it ended Sandefjord 0-3 Mjøndalen.
On that day, Sandefjord had 66% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target.
For their opponents, Mjøndalen got 8 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. Tonny Brochmann (6'), Lars Larsen (77') and Markus Nakkim (89') scored.
The match was refereed by Sivert Amland.
Team News: Mjøndalen
The Mjøndalen boss Vegard Hansen does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this clash thanks to a completely injury-free group ready to go.
Team News: Sandefjord
With a completely injury-free squad to pick from, the Sandefjord boss Hans Ødegaard doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this match.
When taking all factors into account, Sandefjord and Mjøndalen are both capable of scoring here.
A close call, and we think a draw is quite likely. That is why we are leaning toward a close game with a 1-1 scoreline at the conclusion of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Consto Arena (4,200)
Captain: Christian Gauseth
Chairman: Berenike Munthe Wulfsberg
Manager: Vegard Hansen
Competitions: Eliteserien position 14
🔑 Star Man: Lars Larsen
Generally taking up the Centre Midfield position, Lars Larsen was born in Norway. After making a first senior appearance for Mjøndalen in the 2020 season, the skilful Midfielder has scored a sum of 2 league goals in the Eliteserien 2021 campaign to date from a total of 18 appearances.