Rosenborg vs Sarpsborg: Preview and Prediction

Rosenborg vs Sarpsborg:
Norwegian Tippeligaen
Date: Saturday, 9 July 2016
Kick-off: 17:00 UK Time
Venue: Lerkendal Stadion (Trondheim).

Rosenborg will look to conrinue their unbeaten record and maintain their top spot at the Tippeligean table as they host Sarpsborg08 on Saturday evening.

Rosenborg have been on a rosy ride since the beginning of the season, winning 10 of the 14 games played so far, they have lost just once and drawn 3 games.

Rosenborg has the best defensive record in the season having conceded only 7 goals, they have the joint second best offensive record at the moment as they have scored 25 goals 3 goals behind Stroemsgodset. They will be hoping to win this one and extend their lead in the Tippeligean table.

On the other hand, S08 are not performing badly though they are far behind their host, they are on 8 position with 22 points 11 points below the host, also they have scored 10 goals lesser than their host (15) and have also conceded 15 goals giving them a zero(0) goal difference.

S08 have an average record away, they have lost 3 of their 7 away games, won 3 and drawn 1. They will hope to get something out of this game to keep their 3-game unbeaten run going.

Rosenborg vs Sarpsborg: Predicted Line-ups

Rosenborg (4-3-3): Hansen – Gersbach, Eyjolfsson, Reginiussen, Svensson – Midtsjo, Konradsen, Jensen – Vilhjamss, Gytkjear, Helland

Sarpsborg (4-4-2): Kristiansen – Thomassen, Glesnes, Hansen, Toivomaki – Lindberg, Trondsen, Enerman, Tokstad – Mortensen, Kirkevold

Rosenborg vs Sarpsborg: Head to Head Stats

Rosenborg have not lost a game against Sarpsborg in their previous 9 meetings, they have won 8 of the last 9 fixtures and drawn 1. They are currently on a 4 game winning streak against Sarpsborg.

Rosenborg vs Sarpsborg: Prediction

The host are huge favourite in the game with their current superb form and unbeaten record coupled with their dominance over the visitors. Also games between the two teams have always recorded at least two goals and that may repeat it self in this fixture.

I predict a straight win for the home team

Rosenborg vs Sarpsborg-Statistical Prediction-Norway-Tippeligaen-9-July-2016

1. Rosenborg to win at Full Time
2. Over 2.5 goals

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