Haugesund vs Sogndal: Preview and Prediction

Haugesund vs Sogndal:
Norwegian Tippeligaen,
Date: Subday, 31-July-2016,
Kick-off: 17:00 UK Time.

FK Haugesund will battle against Sogndal on Sunday evening in the Tippeligean as Haugesund seek t go back to winning ways.

Haugesund were beaten 6-0 by league leaders Rosenborg last weekend, the defeat ended their 3 game unbeaten run. They are in 5th position with 28 points, 4 points below the 3rd position and 5 points above their visitors.

Haugesund have a good record at home, they are unbeaten in their 8 home games this season, they have won 5 and drawn 3. They will hope to continue their good home run in this game.

Meanwhile Sogndal are coming into this game from a 10 game unbeaten run, their last 6 games have seen 4 draw and 2 wins, they have lost just4 games this season but have drawn a lot (8), also they have won 5.

Sogndal are currently on 4 game unbeaten run on the road, with two wins and two draws. They have lost 3 games on the road, they have drawn 3 and won 2. They need to start converting their draws into win to avoid sliding further downwards.

Key Facts

  • Haugesund are unbeaten in their last 8 home games.
  • Haugesund have scored at least 2 goals in 7 of their last 8 home games
  • Sogndal have failed to win 18 of their last 20 away games in Tippeligean

Haugesund vs Sogndal: Head to Head stats

The previous 26 games between the two teams have been a close call, Haugesund have won 11 of the previous games while Sogndal have won 12. Both teams have only drawn 3 games against each other in their previous games.

Haugesund vs Sogndal: Prediction

The home team are the favourite in this game, also they are aiming to move into the UEFA Europa league spot, thus they will fight and fire all cylinders.

I’m predicting a win for Haugesund, considering their good home form, i go for a 2-0 win in favor of the home teams.

Haugesund vs Sogndal: Tips

1. Haugesund win.
2. Haugesund clean sheet (yes).
3. Under 3.5 goals.