MOLDE. Molde was eventually too good for Odd with the goal of M. Eikrem (15′), S. Mannsverk (34′ pen) and M. Grodem (63′). Molde was vastly superior ball possession (69%) was among the key factors of its victory.
The match was held at the Aker Stadion Stadium in Molde on Wednesday and this began at 5:00 pm UTC. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 10.9 degrees Celsius or 51.64 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 76%.
Molde was in firm control of the ball 69% while Odd was struggling with a 31% ball possession.
Molde was more aggressive with 112 dangerous attacks and 27 shots of which 12 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Molde won the contest.
Molde shot 27 times, 12 on target, 15 off target. On the other side, Odd shot 5 times, 1 on target, 4 off target.
Molde received 1 yellow card (S. Mannsverk). On the opposite side, Odd received 2 yellow cards (O. L. Bjortuft and J. Kitolano).
Also, Odd didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after O. L. Bjortuft (Odd) was sent out after receiving a straight red card in the (33′).
After this match, Molde will have 7 points like Jerv to stay in the 7th place. On the other side, Odd will stay with 6 points like HamKam, Sandefjord, Rosenborg and Strømsgodset to stay in the 11th place.
O. L. Bjortuft
O. L. Bjortuft
S. Mannsverk (Penalty)
M. A. Kaasa
Odd will host Haugesund on the 16th of May with a 13-7 head to head in favor of Odd (4 draws).
Molde: Formation and Lineups
Molde started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Erling Moe chose to play with the following team: Jakob Karlstrom , Eirik Haugan , Martin Bjornbak , Birk Risa , Martin Linnes , Sivert Mannsverk , Marcus Andre Kaasa , Emil Breivik , Kristoffer Haugen , Magnus Eikrem and Ola Brynhildsen .
Molde made 5 changes: M. Eikrem for M. Grodem (62′), M. A. Kaasa for R. Zekhnini (71′), M. Bjornbak for E. Knudtzon (71′), O. Brynhildsen for M. Lovik (78′) and K. Haugen for N. Odegard (78′).
Top player: Emil Breivik
The player who no doubt impressed Molde the most was Emil Breivik even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 92 passes (98% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 8. He performed 6 crosses. He hit the woodwork once times.
Odd: Formation and Lineups
Odd started with a 5-4-1 line-up (5-4-1).
On the other side, Pal Arne Johansen played with: Leopold Wahlstedt , Espen Ruud , Odin Luras Bjortuft , Solomon Owusu , Ivan Mesík , Conrad Wallem , Abel Stensrud , Filip Rønningen Jørgensen , Joshua Kitolano , Flamur Kastrati and Tobias Lauritsen .
Odd made 5 changes: F. Kastrati for J. Baccay (46′), A. Stensrud for M. Lekven (46′), T. Lauritsen for G. Rolantsson (69′), F. Jorgensen for S. Aas (74′) and C. Wallem for M. Jevtovic (82′).
Best player: Leopold Wahlstedt
The player that probably impressed the most for Odd was the goalkeeper: Leopold Wahlstedt. His rating is 8.04. He performed 8 saves.