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ODD Grenland head to Intility Arena on Wednesday for the Eliteserien showdown with hosts Vålerenga.
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Vålerenga will be hoping to bounce back here following a 4-1 Eliteserien defeat last time out to Viking FK.
In that game, Vålerenga had 67% possession and 8 shots on goal with 3 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Vålerenga was Henrik Udahl (35'). Viking FK had 16 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. Veton Berisha (45', 57'), Samúel Friðjónsson (73') and Shayne Pattynama (90') scored for Viking FK.
At least three goals per game were seen in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where Vålerenga have participated. Opposition teams scored 10 of them in these games while Enga amassed a tally of 12. It will be interesting to see whether or not that trend can be sustained here.
After a loss in their previous game against Kristiansund in Eliteserien competition, ODD Grenland will be aiming to make amends here.
In that match, ODD Grenland managed 60% possession and 15 shots on goal with 3 on target. Kristiansund got 17 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Sander Kartum (62') and Agon Muçolli (91') scored for Kristiansund.
Looking at their form, and ODD Grenland have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 8 goals overall. Defensively, Oddrane just haven’t been too solid at all.
A look at their previous results shows us that ODD Grenland:
- have left without a victory over Vålerenga when having played them away from home in the previous 4 league games. They really have not been travelling well at all.
- are without a win away from home in their last 7 matches in the league.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head-to-head clashes stretching back to 18/03/2018 tells us that Vålerenga have won 3 of these games and ODD Grenland 2, with the number of drawn matches standing at 1.
A combined total of 18 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 9 for Enga and 9 netted by Oddrane. The average goals per game has been 3.
The previous league game between the two was Eliteserien match day 24 on 08/11/2020 and the score finished Vålerenga 2-0 ODD Grenland.
The referee was Rohit Saggi.
Team News: Vålerenga
Vidar Örn Kjartansson (Fractured Foot) and Odin Thiago Holm (Meniscal Injury) will be missing for Vålerenga gaffer Dag-Eilev Fagermo.
Team News: ODD Grenland
Owing to a completely injury-free group to choose from, ODD Grenland boss Jan Nornes has zero fitness worries at all before this game.
We’re inclined to think that Vålerenga certainly have the ability to get the win and a possible clean sheet when they meet ODD Grenland, who might well find it difficult to find the back of the net.
Our tip is for a comfortable 2-0 victory for Vålerenga by the time that the referee blows the final whistle.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Intility Arena (16,556)
Captain: Jonatan Tollås Nation
Chairman: Tuva Ørbeck Sørheim
Manager: Dag-Eilev Fagermo
Competitions: Eliteserien position 5
🔑 Star Player: Aron Dønnum
Typically taking to the field in the Right Wing position, Aron Dønnum was born in Norway. After having made a senior debut playing for Vålerenga in the 2017 season, the accomplished Forward has bagged 4 league goals in the Eliteserien 2021 season so far in a total of 6 appearances.