Sandefjord meet visiting side Strømsgodset IF at Sandefjord Arena in the Eliteserien match on Sunday.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Sandefjord v Strømsgodset IF are shown below (plus the best game odds).
Sandefjord, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 0-2 Eliteserien victory versus Mjøndalen.
The only player to score from Sandefjord was Sivert Gussiås (53').
Matches featuring Sandefjord have proved to be engaging ones of late with plenty of scoring anticipated. Over their past six games, a total of 20 goals have been scored for both sides combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 10 of these coming from Guttane. We will have to see if that trend can be sustained in this game.
Leading up to this clash, Sandefjord:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Strømsgodset IF in their last 2 matches.
- are without a win at home for the past 2 league games.
Previously, Strømsgodset IF drew 3-3 in the Eliteserien tie with Rosenborg BK.
For Strømsgodset IF, the goals were scored by Lars-Jørgen Salvesen (16') and Johan Hove (59'). Vegar Eggen Hedenstad (18' Own goal), Torgeir Børven (22'), Per Ciljan Skjelbred (84') and Carlo Holse (88') scored for Rosenborg BK.
Proving their bias toward productive matches, we’ve seen goals 27 times in the last 6 matches in which Strømsgodset IF have taken to the field, making it an average of 4.5 goals for each clash. Opposition teams have managed 15 from this total.
Coming into this clash, Strømsgodset IF are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Looking at their prior head-to-head meetings going back to 01/11/2015 shows that Sandefjord have won 2 of them and Strømsgodset IF 4, with the tally of draws standing at 0.
An aggregate of 19 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 8 of them for Guttane and 11 created by Godset. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.17.
The previous league meeting between these sides was Eliteserien match day 13 on 09/08/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Strømsgodset IF 3-4 Sandefjord.
The match was refereed by Kristoffer Hagenes.
Team News: Sandefjord
Sandefjord boss Martí Cifuentes has no fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game thanks to a completely injury-free group to choose from. Suspended players who are serving a ban for this game are Emil Pálsson and Lars Grorud.
Team News: Strømsgodset IF
Out of a mainly full-strength group, there’s just the sole fitness problem for the Strømsgodset IF gaffer Henrik Pedersen to be concerned with. Prosper Mendy (Cruciate Ligament Injury) won’t be playing here.
Strømsgodset IF and Sandefjord are both capable of scoring here.
It’s looking like it could well end up as a draw. We’re therefore predicting a tight encounter, finishing with a score draw at the end of the 90.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Sandefjord Arena (6,582)
Captain: Lars Grorud
Chairman: Roger Gulliksen
Manager: Martí Cifuentes
Competitions: Eliteserien position 13
⭐ Star Player: Sivert Gussiås
Customarily used in the Striker position, Sivert Gussiås was born in Norway. Having played his first senior match for Sandefjord in the 2020 season, the dangerous Forward has accumulated 7 league goals in the Eliteserien 2020 campaign so far in 17 appearances.