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Strømsgodset IF come up against visitors Mjøndalen at Marienlyst Stadion in the Eliteserien meeting on Saturday.
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Strømsgodset IF prepare for this fixture coming off the back of a 1-1 Eliteserien drawn result against Tromsø IL.
In that match, Strømsgodset IF managed 53% possession and 6 shots on goal with 3 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Strømsgodset IF was Johan Hove (62'). For their opponents, Tromsø IL had 17 attempts at goal with 9 on target. Moses Ebiye (84') scored for Tromsø IL.
It has been seldom in recent times that Strømsgodset IF haven’t conceded. The reality is that Strømsgodset IF have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 8 goals during that time. That sort of trend won’t necessarily be carried forward into this next game, however.
After being defeated in their last game at the hands of Viking FK in Eliteserien action, Mjøndalen and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that game, Mjøndalen had 35% possession and 9 shots at goal with 2 on target. Viking FK got 22 attempts on goal with 5 on target. Veton Berisha (93') was the scorer for Viking FK.
Looking at their form, and Mjøndalen have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 12 goals in all. In defence, Mjøndalen seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly.
Heading into this contest, Mjøndalen are without an away win for the past 12 league matches. A poor run.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head duels dating back to 30/08/2015, it’s been all-even between these two clubs with Strømsgodset IF winning 2 of those games, Mjøndalen 2 and 2 being draws in regulation time.
In all, 21 goals were scored between them in this period, with 10 for Godset and 11 created by Mjøndalen. The average goals per game has been 3.5.
The last league encounter featuring these clubs was Eliteserien match day 8 on 20/06/2021 which ended up with the score at Mjøndalen 1-1 Strømsgodset IF.
On that occasion, Mjøndalen managed 54% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 7 on target. Their only player to score was Martin Ovenstad (57').
At the other end, Strømsgodset IF had 8 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target. Halldor Stenevik (67') scored.
The referee was Espen Eskås.
Team News: Strømsgodset IF
The Strømsgodset IF manager Bjørn Ingebretsen has no fitness concerns at all coming into this game with a completely healthy squad to choose from.
Team News: Mjøndalen
Owing to a fully injury-free squad ready to go, the Mjøndalen manager Vegard Hansen has zero fitness worries whatsoever before this match.
Mjøndalen should get enough chances to break down this Strømsgodset IF outfit, but that might not quite be as many as they’ll concede.
We can see a 2-1 win for Strømsgodset IF by the time that the referee blows the final whistle. Could easily see this go either way.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Marienlyst Stadion (8,935)
Chairman: Elisabeth Lohk
Manager: Bjørn Ingebretsen
Competitions: Eliteserien position 9
🔑 Key Player: Tobias Gulliksen
Mostly used in the Centre Midfield position, Tobias Gulliksen was born in Norway. Having made a first senior appearance for Strømsgodset IF in the 2020 season, the talented Midfielder has bagged 5 league goals in the Eliteserien 2021 season so far in a total of 23 appearances.