STAVANGER. Sarpsborg 08 prevails over Viking 1-0 after T. Heintz scored just 1 goal (39′). Viking lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (56%).
The match was played at the SR-Bank Arena stadium in Stavanger on Sunday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. The referee was Marius Lien with the assistance of Ivar Michael Jahr and Kristoffer Gullhav. The 4th official was Svein Tore Sinnes. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 10.5 degrees Celsius or 50.9 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 81%.
- 56 Ball Possession 44
- 14 Total 11
- 2 On Target 3
- 12 Off Target 8
- 0 Shots blocked 0
- 136 Attack 95
- 80 Dangerous attack 45
- 38 Ball safe 45
- 0 Penalties 0
- 8 Corners 3
- 1 Off Sides 1
- 12 Total 13
- 2 Yellow Cards 0
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 5
Viking had a strong ball possession 56% while Sarpsborg 08 was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Viking was more pushing with 80 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 2 were on target. Still, Sarpsborg 08 found a way to find the solution to win this match.
Viking shot 14 times, 2 on target, 12 off target. On the other side, Sarpsborg 08 shot 11 times, 3 on target, 8 off target.
Viking received 2 yellow cards (H. Tangen and D. T. Diop). Regarding the opposition, Sarpsborg 08 didn’t receive any yellow card.
After this encounter, Viking will stay with 33 points like Haugesund to remain in the 9th place. On the opposite side, Sarpsborg 08 will have 35 points like Odd to sit in the 7th place.
In the next match in the Eliteserien, Viking will host Odd on the 13th of November with a 14-11 head to head record in favor of Viking (7 draws).
Sarpsborg 08 will play away agasint Rosenborg on the 13th of November with a 14-2 head to head statistic in favor of Rosenborg (5 draws).
Viking – Formation
Viking started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Morten Jensen decided to play with the following team: Patrik Sigurdur Gunnarsson, Sondre Flem Bjørshol , Gianni Stensness , Djibril Diop , Herman Johan Haugen , Kristoffer Løkberg , Yann-Erik de Lanlay , Markus Solbakken , Niklas Sandberg , Daniel Karlsbakk and Zlatko Tripić .
The home team had on the bench: Arild Østbø, Kristoffer Paulsen, Harald Tangen, Fredrik Torsteinbø, Naatan Skyttä , Kevin Kabran , Mai Traore and Sander Svendsen .
Viking made 5 changes: K. Lokberg for H. Tangen (68′), D. S. Karlsbakk for M. Traore (67′), M. Solbakken for N. Skytta (68′), G. Stensness for S. Svendsen (68′) and N. Sandberg for K. Kabran (79′).
Best player: Niklas Sandberg
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Viking was Niklas Sandberg.
His rating iswith 39 passes (66% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 11. He performed 8 crosses.
Sarpsborg 08 – Formation
Sarpsborg 08 started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Stefan Billborn played with: Anders Kristiansen, Ole Jørgen Halvorsen , Magnar Odegaard , Anders Hagelskjær , Joachim Soltvedt , Anton Saletros , Serge-Junior Martinsson Ngouali , Mikkel Maigaard , Victor Torp , Tobias Heintz and Gustav Engvall .
These were the players on the bench: Leander Oy, Eirik Wichne, Bjorn Utvik, Martin Höyland, Simon Tibbling, Kristian Opseth, Guillermo Molins and Steffen Skalevik .
Sarpsborg 08 made 5 changes: V. Torp for S. Tibbling (60′), G. Engvall for G. Molins (74′), T. Heintz for S. Skalevik (74′), J. Soltvedt for B. Utvik (84′) and O. Halvorsen for E. Wichne (84′).
Best player: Ole Jørgen Halvorsen
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Sarpsborg 08 was Ole Jørgen Halvorsen even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.
His rating iswith 33 passes (63% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 7. He performed 2 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Eliteserien.
- Lillestrøm – Molde – 0-1
- Sandefjord – Jerv – 1-2
- Kristiansund – Haugesund – 0-1
- Aalesund – HamKam – 0-0
- Vålerenga – Bodø / Glimt – 0-6
- Viking – Sarpsborg 08 – 0-1