Valerenga vs Stromsgodset
Norway – Eliteserien
Date: Sunday, 18th June 2017
Kick-off at 19:00 UK / 20:00 CET
Venue: Ulleval Stadion, Oslo.
Valerenga welcome struggling ex-champions on Sunday evening in Oslo. The hosts have finally found the form they were aiming for, while Stromsgodset are yet to show consistency.
After 12 games played, Valerenga are in the middle of the table with 17 points earned. In the last five games they recorded 3 wins, a draw and one defeat. In the previous round, they grabbed the important three points as they beat Molde 2-4 – a victory that can certainly boost morale additionally.
In 9 out of last 11 Valerenga’s home games in the domestic league, there have been 2 or fewer goals scored. Also, Valerenga are unbeaten in the last four home games.
The visitors are having an underwhelming season so far as they are only one position above the last three. After 12 games, they only have 3 victories. Stromsgodset’s have shown the signs of improvement, but they were beaten in the last round again. However, they faced Rosenborg.
Stromsgodset are without an away win for seven Eliteserien games.
Valerenga vs Stromsgodset: Head-to-head
Valerenga are struggling against their opponents as they failed to win in the last five outings in all competitions. In the previous season, they met three times. Their latest meeting in NM Cup ended with 2-0 in favor of the visitors. Last year at this stadium, Stromsgodset grabbed a 1-1 draw, while they beat Valerenga in the home fixture with 3-2.
Valerenga vs Stromsgodset: Prediction
Despite Valerenga are in the better form, they can’t make the mistake and plan three points ahead. Stromsgodset have proven they can beat them, but it will be a lot harder this season, without a doubt. A draw would suit the visitors as it’s something to build on in July, but Valerenga are certainly eyeing the full prize on Sunday.
Valerenga vs Stromsgodset: Bet Tips
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