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Molde FK journey to Brann Stadion on Sunday for the Eliteserien game with hosts SK Brann.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for SK Brann v Molde FK are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
SK Brann will play in this match following on from a 2-2 Eliteserien drawn result against Sandefjord.
In that match, SK Brann managed 52% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 9 of them on target. For SK Brann, the goalscorers were Aune Heggebø (6') and Bård Finne (93'). At the other end, Sandefjord had 12 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. Viðar Ari Jónsson (15') and Kristoffer Hansen (17') scored for Sandefjord.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games where SK Brann have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that SK Brann have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 games, letting in 11 goals along the way.
Leading up to this clash, SK Brann:
- have not registered a win against Molde FK in their previous 2 matches in the league.
- haven’t won at home in the past 3 league games.
Molde FK will go into the clash after a 4-1 Eliteserien win with the defeat of Rosenborg BK in their last outing.
In that game, Molde FK had 46% possession and 15 shots at goal with 7 on target. For Molde FK, goals were scored by Ohi Omoijuanfo (29'), Magnus Wolff Eikrem (39'), Sheriff Sinyan (61') and Emil Breivik (89'). On the other side, Rosenborg BK had 10 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Dino Islamović (56') scored for Rosenborg BK.
In as many as 5 out of the previous 6 games featuring Molde FK, a minimum of three goals have been struck. The average goals scored per match within that time is 3.83, with the number of goals averaged by Molde FK being 2.17. Let’s see if that trend will end up being sustained into this next match.
Going into this contest, Molde FK remain undefeated by SK Brann when they have played them away from home in the previous 3 league matches.
Head to head
Looking over their most recent head to head meetings stretching back to 12/08/2018 shows us that SK Brann have won 1 of these games and Molde FK 3, with the tally of drawn games standing at 2.
In all, 18 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 5 for Brann and 13 coming from Molde. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.
The last league contest featuring the two was Eliteserien match day 3 on 16/05/2021 when the final score was Molde FK 4-0 SK Brann.
That day, Molde FK had 46% possession and 15 shots at goal with 7 on target. Goals were scored by Ohi Omoijuanfo (29', 42', 53') and Fredrik Aursnes (38').
SK Brann had 16 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Tore Hansen.
Team News: SK Brann
The SK Brann manager Eirik Horneland has no fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this game owing to a completely healthy squad available for selection.
Team News: Molde FK
Owing to a fully healthy group available to select from, the Molde FK boss Erling Moe has no fitness worries to report before this clash.
SK Brann have the ability to get a goal against this Molde FK team, although just one goal possibly won’t quite be as many as they’ll concede.
Therefore, we think that it’s going to be a close game with a 1-2 victory for Molde FK at the end of the 90 minutes. Let’s see what happens here.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Brann Stadion (16,750)
Captain: Daniel Pedersen
Chairman: Birger Grevstad
Manager: Eirik Horneland
Competitions: Eliteserien position 16
🔑 Star Man: Aune Heggebø
Mostly taking up the Striker position, Aune Heggebø was born in Norway. Having made his senior debut playing for SK Brann in the 2021 season, the skilful Forward has contributed 7 league goals in the Eliteserien 2021 season to date in a total of 19 appearances.