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Rosenborg BK line up against visiting rivals Vålerenga at Lerkendal Stadion in the Eliteserien game on Sunday.
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Rosenborg BK will be looking for an improved result here after the 1-0 Eliteserien defeat in their last game at the hands of Kristiansund.
In that match, Rosenborg BK had 39% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. Kristiansund got 23 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. Snorre Nilsen (9') was the scorer for Kristiansund.
Three or more goals per match were recorded in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where Rosenborg BK have taken part. Opposition teams scored 10 times in this period while Rosenborg BK amassed a tally of 11. That being said, we will just have to wait and see if that pattern will continue on in this game or not.
Pre-game facts show that Rosenborg BK:
- have not won against Vålerenga in their last 4 matches in the league.
- have not been beaten in their last 5 home league matches.
Vålerenga will go into the game after a 3-0 Eliteserien win vs Strømsgodset IF in their most recent match.
In that match, Vålerenga managed 61% possession and 21 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. For Vålerenga, goals were scored by Viðar Örn Kjartansson (9'), Tobias Christensen (42') and Leonard Zuta (47'). Strømsgodset IF had 8 shots at goal with 2 on target.
Looking at their form, and Vålerenga have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 7 goals overall. At the back, Vålerenga can certainly do much better.
Analysis of their past results shows that Vålerenga:
- have not registered a win against Rosenborg BK when they've played them away from home in the last 15 league games. A shocking away run it has been.
- have not won away from home in their last 5 matches in the league.
Head to head
A look at their prior head to head clashes going back to 16/09/2018 tells us that Rosenborg BK have won 2 of them and Vålerenga 1, with the tally of drawn games standing at 3.
A sum of 15 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 9 from Troillongan and 6 being from Enga. That’s an average goals per game of 2.5.
The previous league meeting featuring the two was Eliteserien match day 1 on 09/05/2021 which ended up with the score at Vålerenga 1-1 Rosenborg BK.
In that match, Vålerenga managed 58% possession and 15 shots at goal with 4 of them on target.
At the other end, Rosenborg BK had 8 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Even Hovland (39' Own goal) and Kristoffer Zachariassen (44') scored.
The referee was Tore Hansen.
Team News: Rosenborg BK
Adrian Nilsen Pereira (Shoulder Injury) and Vebjörn Hoff (Achilles tendon rupture) will be missing for Rosenborg BK manager Åge Hareide. Adam Andersson is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: Vålerenga
Due to a fully injury-free group to pick from, the Vålerenga manager Dag-Eilev Fagermo has zero fitness worries at all before this match.
We’ve got the feeling that Vålerenga are certainly able to find the back of the net against this Rosenborg BK side, but that isn’t expected to be enough to avoid defeat.
We are anticipating both teams to score in a 2-1 advantage for Rosenborg BK when all is said and done. We are expecting it to be pretty even.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Lerkendal Stadion (21,423)
Captain: Markus Henriksen
Chairman: Ivar Koteng
Manager: Åge Hareide
Competitions: Eliteserien position 4, Conference League Qualifiers (2nd Qualifying), Conference League Qualifiers (3rd Qualifying Round), Conference League Qualifiers (Play Off Round)
🔑 Star Player: Emil Ceïde
Usually taking up the Left Wing position, Emil Ceïde was born in Finnsnes, Norway. After having made a senior debut playing for Rosenborg BK in the 2018 season, the goalscoring Forward has got 3 league goals in this Eliteserien 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 17 appearances.