Rosenborg vs Kristiansund BK
Norway – Eliteserien
Date: Saturday, 29 June 2019
Kick off at 17:00 UK / 18:00 CET
Venue: Lerkendal Stadion (Trondheim).
Rosenborg lost their previous fixture against Aalesund on penalties after the game was level at the end of the 120 minutes.
The latter took the initial lead through Niklas Castro, ten minutes before the break, while Eirik Horneland’s side grabbed the late equalizer through Tore Reginiussen in the 82nd minute. Both the teams failed to grab a decisive goal in extra time, and the game was decided on penalties where Alexander Soderlund failed to find the back of the net for his side.
In the league, they are currently on a two-match winning streak at home, with their last home match against Valerenga ending in a 3-0 scoreline.
Kristiansund BK were also taken out of the Norwegian Cup in their previous clash against Odd, after the latter scored the decisive goal in extra time. Christian Michelsen’s side opened the scoring through Sondre Sorli in the 73rd minute but failed to hold on to the lead for long, with their opponents leveling the scores six minutes later through Tobias Lauritsen.
The game took a turn for the worse for Michelsen’s men, two minutes into the second half of extra time, with Sander Svendsen finding the back of the net and putting his team into the lead.
The squad are currently sixth in the league with eighteen points while the counterparts are trailing by three points behind them at ninth.
Rosenborg vs Kristiansund BK Head to head (h2h)
- The teams have met each other on eight occasions.
- Kristiansund BK have registered just one victory over Rosenborg.
- Their last encounter finished 2-0 in favor of Rosenborg.
- Kristiansund BK have never kept a clean sheet against Rosenberg in their head to head clashes.
Rosenborg vs Kristiansund BK Prediction
The home side are likely to walk away with the win and the three points when they welcome visitors Kristiansund BK to the Lerkendal Stadion on Saturday.
The hosts have won their last two home matches in the league and even managed to keep a clean sheet in their most recent fixture against Valerenga. They also scored more than 2.5 goals in those matches and are almost certain to find the back of the net when they clash with Christian Michelsen’s men.
The latter managed not more than a draw in their last two trips on the road, with their last away match against Mjondalen finishing in a 1-1 scoreline.
Considering the home advantage that Rosenborg have under their belt, we can certainly expect the win to go in their favor, while the match is likely to produce not more than three goals at the most.
Rosenborg vs Kristiansund BK Bettings tips
Hosts to win @ 1.60 (3/5)
Number of goals in match 2 or 3 @ 1.95 (20/21).