This match features two teams living in the basement of the Eliteserien, Sandefjord holding 13th place and Strømsgodset lying 12th. A good chance for both teams to improve their position.
Both teams have had enough rest since their last competitive action. Let's hope for an energetic game!
Sandefjord's stadium, Komplett Arena, has a grass surface. Strømsgodset have artifical turf on their own stadium. This might or might not make a difference, and to help evaluate that we give you the recent performance numbers for Strømsgodset when playing on grass; 2 wins, 5 draws and 9 losses from 16 matches. They have scored 17 goals in these games and conceded 28.
Sandefjord form and stats
Overall Eliteserien stats at home this season for Sandefjord are 3-1-4 (wins-draw-losses). Sandefjord are very eager to stop a potential losing streak at Komplett Arena, having lost their two previous games here.
A good away victory last time out for Sandefjord, who won 2-0 against Mjøndalen (placed 15th). Before that game, the home loss against Kristiansund with the scoreline 0-2.
The bookmakers consider this a fairly even contest. One could say only the home advantage separates the teams. It could be relevant to look at how Sandefjord have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found five matches with the results: Won one, drawn four and lost zero.
Sandefjord aren't scoring a lot here at Komplett Arena in the league, with only 7 goals from 8 games. Sandefjord's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 11 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.
Strømsgodset form and stats
The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Strømsgodset so far with only 8 points returning home. The records show 2-2-4 (win-draw-lose).
There were no winners in Strømsgodset's previous match, a Eliteserien home game that ended 3-3 vs Rosenborg (placed 4th). Ahead of that match was the away draw versus Brann that ended 1-1.
Drawing 3-3 against Rosenborg after 90 minutes last time out was very disappointing after leading the match 2-0. Their manager H. Pedersen needs to evaluate why the team couldn't defend their result. A crazy, crazy match with lots of goals last time out for Strømsgodset, as mentioned above. 6 goals in that one, will this match be as much fun?
So, this is expected to be a close game, an even contest. Looking at earlier matches with Strømsgodset playing away and similar expectations, we found seven relevant matches. Results were one Strømsgodset win, four draws and two defeats.
Scoring goals is the main ingredient in creating success in football, and not only at home. So far Strømsgodset have scored 11 goals in 8 league games away. Strømsgodset have conceded 17 goals in these games.
Head 2 HeadSandefjord and Strømsgodset have met before this season: Strømsgodset - Sandefjord 3-4. Sandefjord-Strømsgodset H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Sandefjord two wins, Strømsgodset seven wins, one draw. eight of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).
Sandefjord missing players
Strømsgodset missing players
|Total||Home||vs ||Statistics||Stat||vs ||Away||Total|
|100%||100%||100%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||100%||100%||100%|
|82%||62%||50%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||100%||100%||94%|
|59%||50%||50%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||100%||62%||65%|
|24%||12%||25%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||100%||50%||53%|
|6%||0%||0%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||50%||38%||29%|
|18%||25%||50%||Clean Sheets||C S||0%||0%||6%|
|29%||38%||25%||Failed to Score||F T||0%||38%||29%|
|4.2||5.4||4.5||Corners for (avg)||C F||4.5||5.5||4.9|
|4.8||3.9||3.5||Corners against (avg)||C A||9||7||6.8|
|2.5||2.5||2.5||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||2||1.5||1.5|
|2||0||0||Red cards||R C||0||0||1|
|158||81||35||Total Shots||T S||20||86||207|
|54||21||10||Shots on Target||S O||8||27||59|
|35%||33%||40%||Goal Efficiency||G E||62%||41%||44%|
- All of Strømsgodset's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
- Sandefjord have won significantly more corners at home than away.
- Sandefjord haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
- Strømsgodset have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
- Strømsgodset haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
|1||Bodø / Glimt||17||15||2||0||62||19||8||8||0||0||33||7||9||7||2||0||29||12||43||47|