Lillestrom vs Rosenborg: Preview and Predictions

Lillestrom vs Rosenborg
Norway – Super Cup
Date: Thursday, 26th April 2018
Kick-off at 17:30 UK/ 18:30 CET
Venue: Arasen Stadion (Lillestrom).

Lillestrom face Rosenborg in the 2018 edition of Norwegian Super Cup or known as Mesterfinalen in the country.

The match was originally scheduled in March and before the regular season, but shifted to April due to ailing winter conditions.

Lillestrom are here after winning the Norwegian Cup while Rosenborg after lifting the Eliteserien.

Rosenborg are the defending champions of the competition having beaten Aalesund 3-1 last year.

Early days of the 2018 season, still both sides had an ample amount of competitive action since they are already into match weeks in the Eliteserien.

Rosenborg made a decent start to the league campaign bagging 3 wins and 2 draws from their 5 games, losing 1.

Meantime, Lillestrom are on a rough patch after managing just 1 win from their 6 games so far and stay close to the relegation zone.

Lillestrom vs Rosenborg: Head-to-head

Lillestrom’s last win over Rosenborg has to be dated back to calendar year 2008 when they bagged a 3-1 win at their own turf. The long wait continue till now with the Rosenborg bagging 13 wins and 7 draws from 20 matches.

At home, Lillestrom lost 8 and drew 2 of their last 10 matches against the defending champions.

Lillestrom vs Rosenborg: Prediction

Rosenborg have been dominant in the league over the years and hold a solid head-to-head record over Lillestrom in both home and away matches. On top of that, they have an 80% win ratio at the Arasen Stadion. This couldn’t go anywhere else than a comfortable Rosenborg win.

Lillestrom vs Rosenborg: Bet Tips

  • Ft – Rosenborg to win @ 2.25 with William Hill
  • Over 1.5 goals in the second half @ 2.05 odd.