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SK Brann line up against visiting club Stabæk at Brann Stadion in this Eliteserien tie on Sunday.
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SK Brann head into this match after a 1-1 Eliteserien drawn match versus Mjøndalen.
In that match, SK Brann had 56% possession and 22 shots at goal with 8 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for SK Brann was Robert Taylor (28'). Mjøndalen got 9 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Lars Larsen (75') was the scorer for Mjøndalen.
Fixtures involving SK Brann have tended to be engaging ones of late with plenty of scoring being the norm. Over their past six games, the sum of 21 goals have been scored for both sides combined (at an average of 3.5 goals per game) with 10 of these accredited to SK Brann. It will be interesting to find out whether or not that trend can be sustained into this next match.
Ahead of this clash, SK Brann have not emerged victorious against Stabæk in their previous 2 league games.
After a loss in their previous game against Bodo Glimt in Eliteserien action, Stabæk and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that game, Stabæk had 31% possession and 2 shots on goal with 2 on target. Bodo Glimt had 16 shots on goal with 7 on target. Erik Botheim (54'), Fredrik Bjørkan (62') and Gilbert Koomson (86') scored for Bodo Glimt.
In the course of their 6 latest matches, Eirik Kjønø's Stabæk have found the back of the net a total of 6 times therefore earning them a goals per game average of 1.
Heading into this contest, Stabæk haven't beaten SK Brann when having played them away from home in the previous 5 league matches. They really have not been travelling well at all.
Head to head
A review of their past head-to-head meetings going back to 21/10/2018 shows that SK Brann have won 4 of these games and Stabæk 1, with the number of draws standing at 1.
In all, 13 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 8 from Brann and 5 created by De Blaa. That’s an average goals per game of 2.17.
The last league game featuring the two was Eliteserien match day 5 on 27/05/2021 when the final score was Stabæk 2-0 SK Brann.
In that game, Stabæk had 37% possession and 8 shots at goal with 3 on target. The goals were scored by Sammy Skytte (21') and Yaw Amankwah (64').
SK Brann had 9 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Marius Grøtta.
Team News: SK Brann
The SK Brann boss Eirik Horneland doesn’t have any fitness worries at all coming into this match owing to a completely healthy group to pick from.
Team News: Stabæk
Stabæk boss Eirik Kjønø has to currently contend with reduced team options. Luc Kassi (Knee Injury) and Olav Lilleören Veum (Unknown Injury) will not be playing here.
It looks to us like Stabæk will be up against it to score against a SK Brann lineup who have all the attributes to really dictate the terms of this match.
We’re tipping a commanding 3-0 winning scoreline for SK Brann when all is said and done.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Brann Stadion (16,750)
Captain: Kristoffer Barmen
Chairman: Birger Grevstad
Manager: Eirik Horneland
Competitions: Eliteserien position 14
🔑 Key Man: Robert Taylor
Normally played in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Robert Taylor was born in Kuopio, Finland. Having made his senior debut playing for JJK Jyväskylä in the 2013 season, the accomplished Midfielder has got 4 league goals in this Eliteserien 2021 campaign so far in a total of 18 appearances.