(19 Nov 2017)
Sarpsborg – Aalesund
Sarpsborg meets Aalesund in a match of the 29th round of the Norwegian Eliteserien.
Sarpsborg: The home team is currently holding the 3rd position in the league. They managed to win 47 points after 12 wins, 11 draws and 5 losses. They suffered a surprise (2-1) defeat in the previous round when they visited relegation-bound Viking. However, they were in a good form before losing the last game. Furthermore, Sarpsborg is undefeated in their last ten home matches. Therefore, they have a strong ambition to hold their third place.
Aalesund: The away team is also 3rd but from the bottom of the table with 29 points won. They have 7 wins, 8 draws and 13 losses. Still, they come into the match after an impressive home win (2-1) against Rosenborg. Also, that match ended their 13 winless games long run. So, this was a great morale boost for Aalesund and they will be looking to get another three points in order to avoid relegation.
Conclusion: Both teams have fully fit squads at their disposal. However, each of the last 4 matches that Sarpsborg 08 have played had over 2.5 goals. Also, average 2 goals have been scored in Sarpsborg’s last eight games while Aalesund will seek their chance here. Hence, we should expect a match with plenty goal attempts and a few balls netted.
Head To Head Stats:
|05.04.17||ELI||Aalesund||Sarpsborg 08||1 : 3|
|26.08.16||ELI||Aalesund||Sarpsborg 08||2 : 2|
|12.05.16||ELI||Sarpsborg 08||Aalesund||1 : 0|
|23.08.15||ELI||Sarpsborg 08||Aalesund||3 : 1|
|13.05.15||ELI||Aalesund||Sarpsborg 08||2 : 2|