Sandefjord vs Sarpsborg 08
Norway – Eliteserien
Date: Sunday, 18th June 2017
Kick-off at 17:00 UK / 18:00 CET
Venue: Komplett Arena, Sandefjord.
The upcoming contest at Komplett Arena could be Eliteserien’s most interesting since the match could easily go both ways. Sandefjord are firm at home, while Sarpsborg 08 are under the pressure as they need to keep up with Rosenborg.
After 12 games played, Sandefjord are in the lower part of the standings with 14 points collected. Only one point separates them from the danger zone. Their form is horrible – in the last four games, they managed to pick up only one point. However, they had three games on the road against the tough opposition but nevertheless, they weren’t able to grab a single point.
Sandefjord’s home games are the complete opposite of their recent Eliteserien visits. They are unbeaten in the last four outings, winning and drawing two games apiece.
The visitors are rallying behind Rosenborg with the only one-point deficit, so the pressure getting more intensive after each match. Sarpsborg are in excellent form – they stand unbeaten in the last 8 games across all competitions. Also, they kept a clean sheet in the last three fixtures in the domestic league. Sarpsborg 08 are also on a three-game undefeated run on the road, extending to six if Cup games are included.
Sandefjord vs Sarpsborg 08: Head-to-head
Back in 2015 season when the teams played in Norway’s top tier, both Sandefjord and Sarpsborg picked up a win in front of their own fans. Before that, they met in Adeccoligaen, today’s OBOS-Ligaen.
Sandefjord vs Sarpsborg 08: Prediction
It won’t be easy for Sarpsborg to break Sandefjord on their home turf. The hosts will be happy with another draw, but Sarpsborg can’t satisfy with a point as they need to keep on winning in order to maintain the one-point gap to Rosenborg.
Sandefjord vs Sarpsborg 08: Bet Tips
The first bet will be Sarpsborg 08 to win at 2.08 by Unibet.
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