OSLO. Vålerenga was finally too much to handle for Strømsgodset. V. Kjartansson (9′), T. Christensen (43′) and L. Zuta (48′). Its vastly superior ball possession (61%) was among the key factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Intility Arena stadium in Oslo on Sunday and it started at 4:00 pm local time. In front of 6,430 spectators. The referee was Christian Moen who had the assistance of Jon-Michael Knutsen and Isaak Bashevkin. The 4th official was Marius Lien. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 12.1 degrees Celsius or 53.76 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 49%.
- ! 61 Ball Possession 39
- 21 Total 7
- 6 On Target 2
- 15 Off Target 5
- 5 Shots blocked 3
- 89 Attack 90
- 54 Dangerous attack 39
- 79 Ball safe 47
- 0 Penalties 0
- 7 Corners 4
- 1 Off Sides 1
- 3 Total 11
- 0 Yellow Cards 2
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 1
- 5 Substitutions 5
Vålerenga was in firm control of the ball 61% while Strømsgodset was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Vålerenga was more aggressive with 54 dangerous attacks and 21 shots of which 6 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Vålerenga won the match.
Vålerenga shot 21 times, 6 on target, 15 off target. On the opposite side, Strømsgodset shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target.
Vålerenga didn’t receive any yellow card. On the opposite side, Strømsgodset received 2 yellow cards (A. Leifsson and J. Ipalibo).
Also, Strømsgodset didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after G. Valsvik (Strømsgodset) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (76′).
After playing this encounter, Vålerenga will have 30 points to stay in the 7th place. On the other side, Strømsgodset will stay with 29 points to stay in the 8th place.
In the next match in the Eliteserien, Vålerenga will play away against Rosenborg on the 17th of October with a 19-4 head to head stats in favor of Rosenborg (10 draws).
Strømsgodset will host Viking on the 17th of October with a 11-8 head to head in favor of Strømsgodset (8 draws).
Vålerenga – Formation
Vålerenga started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Dag-Eilev Akkerhaugen Fagermo decided to play with the following team: Kjetil Haug, Christian Dahle Borchgrevink , Jonatan Nation , Ivan Näsberg , Leonard Žuta , Henrik Bjørdal , Fredrik Jensen , Tobias Christensen , Osame Sahraoui , Viðar Örn Kjartansson and Amor Layouni .
The home team had on the bench: Matias Dyngeland, Brage Skaret, Jacob Emile Dicko Eng, Mathias Johnsrud, Magnus Riisnaes, Nicolaj Thomsen, Odin Thiago Holm , Seedy Jatta and Henrik Udahl .
Vålerenga made 5 changes: T. Christensen for O. Holm (69′), A. Layouni for S. Jatta (69′), V. Kjartansson for H. Udahl (69′), C. Borchgrevink for J. Eng (80′) and F. Jensen for M. Johnsrud (88′).
Best player: Henrik Bjørdal
The player that probably impressed the most for Vålerenga was Henrik Bjørdal even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 54 passes (70% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 11. He performed 2 crosses. He hit the woodwork once times.
Strømsgodset – Formation
Strømsgodset started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the opposite side, Håkon Wibe-Lund played with: Viljar Myhra, Lars Christopher Vilsvik , Ari Leifsson , Gustav Valsvik , Jonathan Parr , Jack Ipalibo , Herman Stengel , Halldor Stenevik , Johan Hove , Tobias Fjeld Gulliksen and Fred Friday .
They had on the bench: Morten Saetra, Thomas Grogaard, Niklas Gunnarsson , Sondre Fosnaess Hanssen, Ole Kristian Enersen, Kreshnik Krasniqi , Valdimar Þór Ingimundarson, Jordan Attah Kadiri and Kristoffer Tokstad .
Strømsgodset made 5 changes: J. Parr for T. Grogaard (46′), F. Friday for K. J. Attah (47′), H. Stenevik for K. Tokstad (47′), J. Ipalibo for K. Krasniqi (64′) and J. Hove for N. Gunnarsson (80′).
Best player: Ari Leifsson
The player that probably impressed the most for Strømsgodset was Ari Leifsson.
His rating iswith 39 passes (74% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 11.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Eliteserien.
- Kristiansund – Rosenborg – 1-0
- Mjøndalen – Brann – 1-1
- Odd – Molde – 1-3
- Stabæk – Bodø / Glimt – 0-3
- Tromsø – Haugesund – 2-0
- Vålerenga – Strømsgodset – 3-0