Viking managed to turn the table against Rosenborg to win 2-1.
The match was played at the SR-Bank Arena stadium in Stavanger on Sunday and it started at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Mohammad Usman Aslam. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 17.3 degrees Celsius or 63.07 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 77%.
Both teams adopted the same aggressive line-up.
Viking – Formation
Morten Jensen decided to play with the following team: Arild Østbø, Sebastian Soraas Sebulonsen, Henrik Heggheim, Viljar Helland Vevatne, Rolf Daniel Vikstøl, Harald Tangen, Joe Bell, Kristoffer Løkberg, Mai Traore, Kevin Kabran and Zlatko Tripić.
The home team had on the bench: Iven Austbø, Herman Haugen, Shayne Pattynama, Samúel Kári Friðjónsson, Gianni Stensness, Veton Berisha, Yann-Erik de Lanlay, Simen Kvia-Egeskog and Tommy Høiland.
Viking could not rely on the presence of Z. Tripic (injured) and S. Kvia-Egeskog (injured).
Rosenborg – Formation
On the other side, Åge Jensen played with: André Hansen, Erlend Dahl Reitan, Hólmar Örn Eyjólfsson, Even Hovland, Adam Andersson, Olaus Jair Skarsem, Pavle Vagić, Anders Konradsen, Carlo Holse, Noah Jean Holm and Stefano Vecchia.
They had on the bench: Julian Faye Lund, Jonathan Augustinsson, Adrian Nilsen Pereira, Besim Šerbečić, Edvard Sandvik Tagseth, Per Ciljan Skjelbred and Emil Konradsen Ceide.
Rosenborg was in firm control of the ball 56% while Viking was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
After this match, Viking will have 28 points to stay in the 6th place. On the other side, Rosenborg will stay with 28 points to stay in the 5th place.
In the next match in the Eliteserien, Viking will play away Stabæk on the 11th of September with a 13-4 head to head in favor of Viking (10 draw). Rosenborg will host Tromsø on the 12th of September with a 14-8 head to head in favor of Rosenborg (7 draw).