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Molde FK take on visiting club Rosenborg BK at Aker Stadion in the Eliteserien clash on Sunday.
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Molde FK, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 3-1 Eliteserien triumph against Sandefjord.
In that game, Molde FK had 53% possession and 22 shots at goal with 6 on target. For Molde FK, the goalscorers were Magnus Wolff Eikrem (9'), Ola Brynhildsen (15') and Sheriff Sinyan (35'). Sandefjord had 8 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Erik Brenden (83') was the scorer for Sandefjord.
At least three goals per game were recorded in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Molde FK have participated. Opposing sides scored 10 of them in this period whereas Molde FK bagged a total of 12. That sort of pattern won’t necessarily be carried forward into this next game, though.
In the game prior to this, Rosenborg BK drew 2-2 in the Eliteserien tie with SK Brann.
In that match, Rosenborg BK had 54% possession and 8 shots on goal with 4 on target. For Rosenborg BK, the goals were scored by Emil Ceïde (17') and Carlo Holse (54'). At the other end, SK Brann got 21 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Bård Finne (23') and Robert Taylor (25') scored for SK Brann.
Looking at their form, and Rosenborg BK have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 9 goals overall. Defensively, Rosenborg BK have clearly had some problems.
Analysis of their past results shows that Rosenborg BK:
- haven't won against Molde FK when they've played them away from home in the last 3 matches in the league.
- are undefeated in their last 2 away league matches.
- have not won away from home in their last 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
Looking over their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 30/09/2018 shows us that Molde FK have won 4 of these games and Rosenborg BK 2, with the number of drawn games standing at 0.
A sum of 18 goals were produced between them in these games, with 10 from Molde and 8 being from Troillongan. That is an average goals per game value of 3.
The last league meeting between these sides was Eliteserien match day 4 on 24/05/2021 when it ended Rosenborg BK 2-3 Molde FK.
That time, Rosenborg BK managed 59% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. Goals were scored by Kristoffer Zachariassen (43') and Carlo Holse (78').
At the other end, Molde FK had 10 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Etzaz Hussain (9'), Eirik Hestad (87') and Martin Bjørnbak (90') scored.
The referee was Espen Eskås.
Team News: Molde FK
The Molde FK boss Erling Moe has zero fitness worries at all coming into this match thanks to a completely injury-free group ready to go.
Team News: Rosenborg BK
Owing to a completely healthy squad available to select from, the Rosenborg BK manager Åge Hareide has no fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this match.
It certainly seems that Rosenborg BK may well find it hard to get a goal against a Molde FK outfit who look likely to win pretty easily here.
We’re tipping a convincing 3-0 victory for Molde FK at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Aker Stadion (11,249)
Captain: Magnus Eikrem
Chairman: Odd Ivar Moen
Manager: Erling Moe
Competitions: Eliteserien position 2, Conference League Qualifiers (2nd Qualifying), Conference League Qualifiers (3rd Qualifying Round)
⭐ Star Man: Eirik Andersen
Mostly played in the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Eirik Andersen was born in Norway. Having played his first senior match for FK Haugesund in the 2011 season, the skilful Midfielder has scored 6 league goals in the Eliteserien 2021 season so far coming from a total of 23 appearances.