Sandnes Ulf vs Tromsø match preview

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Competition: Norway Obos-Ligaen
Competition: Mon 21.September
Match begins: 18:00 (UTC)

The Sandnes Ulf & Tromsø managers S. Landro and G. Helstrup are both dreading and looking forward to this decisive game in the upper regions of the Obos-Ligaen league table.

Both teams have had enough rest since their last competitive action. Let's hope for an energetic game!

Everyone involved with the away team has to get their travel gear ready for this match as there's a whopping 2100 kilometers to cover before arriving at the match.

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Sandnes Ulf form and stats

Sandnes Ulf have performed here this season with 6 wins from 8 Obos-Ligaen matches. Some points have been lost, as they have drawn 1 game and lost 1. Hopes of three in a row are alive for Sandnes Ulf after consecutive victories at their own ground.

No payout for Sandnes in their previous match, an away game at Stjørdals-Blink that ended in defeat 4-5. Previous to that game, a home match hosting Kongsvinger in a game that was won 1-0.

Did Sandnes get overconfident in their match against Stjørdals-Blink? We'll let you decide, but they did lose a 2-0 lead to end up with a 4-5 defeat. A goal frenzy last time out for Sandnes, with a total of 9 goals in the match against Stjørdals-Blink. Fun stuff to watch! A strange day for Sandnes and M. Grødem last time out against Stjørdals-Blink: The player scored three goals but the team still lost the match 4-5.

The manager S. Landro will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to Raufoss in only four days.

With an average of more than two goals per home game in the league (16 in 8 games), Sandnes's attacking play is working. Sandnes's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 10 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Tromsø form and stats

As the visiting team in Obos-Ligaen matches, Tromsø, who have the fewest conceded goals (10) in Obos-Ligaen, have produced an overall stat of 4-1-2 so far.

There were no winners in Tromsø's previous match, a Obos-Ligaen home game that ended 0-0 vs Lillestrøm (placed 6th). A 1-1 draw at KFUM's stadium before that.

The visitors are returning home after this fixture, hosting Grorud in just four days.

Scoring goals is the main ingredient in creating success in football, and not only at home. So far Tromsø have scored 8 goals in 7 league games away. They concede less than a goal on average per away game (5 so far).

Head 2 Head

The teams have played each other before this season, with the result Tromsø - Sandnes 5-0 entered in the official records. H2H stats regardless of arena (last five matches): Sandnes three wins, zero draws and Tromsø two victories. As for goals, four matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), one game had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

SandnesM. Retsius Grødem
M. Retsius Grødem
9 goals
Sandnes UlfK. Eriksen
K. Eriksen
8 goals
TromsøK. Antonsen
K. Antonsen
4 goals

Sandnes Ulf missing players

Tromsø missing players

Sandnes Ulf Tromsø
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
15 8 1 Played P 2 7 15
7 6 1 Won W 2 4 10
3 1 0 Drew D 0 1 3
5 1 0 Lost L 0 2 2
26 16 2 Scored S 3 8 24
31 10 1 Conceded C 1 5 10
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 93%
93% 88% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 71% 60%
73% 75% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 14% 33%
47% 25% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 20%
27% 12% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 13%
73% 88% 100% BTTS BTTS 50% 29% 33%
13% 12% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 43% 53%
13% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 29% 20%
 
3.4 3.8 1 Corners for (avg) C F 3.5 3.9 5.2
6 6.1 7 Corners against (avg) C A 6.5 4.4 3.9
1.6 1.4 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 1.1 1.3
1 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
138 77 7 Total Shots T S 18 69 159
62 34 4 Shots on Target S O 10 25 71
42% 47% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 30% 32% 34%
Key stats in Obos-Ligaen this season:
  • Sandnes Ulf have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Sandnes Ulf have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Sandnes Ulf haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Tromsø has the fewest conceded goals (10) in Obos-Ligaen
  • Tromsø has the fewest conceded goals (5) away in Obos-Ligaen
  • Tromsø has the fewest conceded goals in the first half (4) in Obos-Ligaen
  • Tromsø has the fewest conceded goals in the second half (6) in Obos-Ligaen
  • Tromsø has the fewest dropped points from leading position (2) in Obos-Ligaen
  • Tromsø has the fewest matches over the total-line (4) in Obos-Ligaen
  • Tromsø have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Tromsø have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Tromsø haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Tromsø 14 10 2 2 24 10 7 6 1 0 16 5 7 4 1 2 8 5 14 32
2 Sogndal 15 9 3 3 35 17 7 6 0 1 20 5 8 3 3 2 15 12 18 30
3 Ranheim 15 9 0 6 43 28 8 5 0 3 25 13 7 4 0 3 18 15 15 27
4 Åsane 15 7 4 4 31 21 8 3 2 3 16 14 7 4 2 1 15 7 10 25
5 Sandnes Ulf 15 7 3 5 26 31 8 6 1 1 16 10 7 1 2 4 10 21 -5 24
6 Lillestrøm 14 6 5 3 20 15 7 3 2 2 10 8 7 3 3 1 10 7 5 23
7 Stjørdals-Blink 15 6 4 5 28 27 8 3 3 2 20 17 7 3 1 3 8 10 1 22
8 Grorud 15 5 6 4 23 20 8 4 2 2 13 8 7 1 4 2 10 12 3 21
9 Raufoss 15 4 6 5 22 22 7 3 4 0 13 7 8 1 2 5 9 15 0 17
10 Ullensaker / Kisa 15 4 5 6 27 30 8 3 3 2 17 12 7 1 2 4 10 18 -3 17
11 KFUM 15 4 5 6 18 22 8 3 3 2 11 8 7 1 2 4 7 14 -4 17
12 Jerv 15 3 6 6 22 34 7 2 3 2 10 16 8 1 3 4 12 18 -12 15
13 Strømmen 15 5 2 8 22 28 7 5 1 1 18 9 8 0 1 7 4 19 -6 14
14 Øygarden 15 3 5 7 21 34 7 2 3 2 9 9 8 1 2 5 12 25 -13 14
15 Kongsvinger 15 3 4 8 16 27 7 1 2 4 5 12 8 2 2 4 11 15 -11 13
16 HamKam 15 2 4 9 22 34 7 0 2 5 11 17 8 2 2 4 11 17 -12 10

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The Norwegian 1. divisjon (usually referred to as OBOS-ligaen) is the second highest level of football in Norway. 16 teams play each other home and away. After these 240 fixtures the top two teams in the league table are promoted, while another can promote through playoff. Relegation follows a similar system.