Eliteserien: Rosenborg draws 0-0 with Molde on Sunday

TRONDHEIM. Rosenborg 0-0 Molde played out a goalless draw.


TRONDHEIM. Rosenborg 0-0 Molde didn’t manage to score any goal on Sunday. Rosenborg couldn’t win even though he was superior in terms of holding the ball possession (56%).

The match was played at the Lerkendal Stadion stadium in Trondheim on Sunday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Espen Eskås who was helped by Kim Haglund and Jan Erik Engan. The 4th official was Mathias Støfringshaug. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 8.3 degrees Celsius or 46.99 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 53%.​

Match Statistics

Rosenborg was in firm control of the ball 56% while Molde was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

Rosenborg was more aggressive with 50 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 1 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Rosenborg to win the match​.

Rosenborg shot 15 times, 1 on target, 14 off target. On the opposite side, Molde shot 8 times, 1 on target, 7 off target.


Rosenborg received 2 yellow cards (O. Saeter and R. Giampaoli). On the opposite side, Molde received 3 yellow cards (B. T. Hansen, S. Mannsverk and E. Knudtzon).

After this match, Rosenborg will have 5 points to move up in the 12th place. On the other side, Molde will have 6 points like Sandefjord, Odd, Viking and Jerv to move up in the 7th place.

Match Events

  • 25'

    B. T. Hansen

  • 46'

    A. Pereira

    E. Tagseth

  • 46'

    V. Jensen

    C. Holse

  • 51'

    S. Mannsverk

  • 64'

    E. Knudtzon

  • 65'

    O. Saeter

    S. Vecchia

  • 65'

    M. Grodem

    M. Eikrem

  • 71'

    E. Breivik

    E. Hussain

  • 73'

    O. Saeter

  • 80'

    A. Andersson

    E. Reitan

  • 82'

    R. Giampaoli

  • 90'

    R. Zekhnini

    E. Ulland-Andersen

  • 90'

    P. Skjelbred

    O. Skarsem

  • 90'

    M. A. Kaasa

    O. Brynhildsen

Next match

In the upcoming Eliteserien match, Rosenborg will play away with Strømsgodset on the 8th of May with a 12-6 head to head stats in favor of Rosenborg (12 draws).

Molde will host Viking on the 7th of May with a 14-10 head to head record in favor of Viking (6 draws).

Rosenborg: Formation and Lineups

Rosenborg started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

The manager Kjetil André Rekdal chose to play with the following team: André Hansen (6.5), Renzo Giampaoli (6.4), Markus Henriksen (6.7), Pavle Vagić (6.8), Erlend Dahl Reitan (7.1), Carlo Holse (6.4), Tobias Borkeeiet (7.0), Edvard Sandvik Tagseth (6.7), Olaus Jair Skarsem (6.8), Noah Jean Holm (7.1) and Stefano Vecchia (6.8).


Rosenborg made 5 changes: E. Tagseth for A. Pereira (46′), C. Holse for V. Jensen (46′), S. Vecchia for O. Saeter (65′), E. Reitan for A. Andersson (80′) and O. Skarsem for P. Skjelbred (90′).

Top player: Erlend Dahl Reitan

The player who no doubt impressed Rosenborg the most was Erlend Dahl Reitan.

His rating is (7.1) with 24 passes (83% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 1 duel out of 2.

Molde: Formation and Lineups

Molde started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

On the opposite side, Erling Moe played with: Jakob Karlstrom (7.0), Benjamin Hansen (7.4), Martin Bjornbak (7.4), Birk Risa (7.4), Erling Knudtzon (6.9), Sivert Mannsverk (7.1), Magnus Eikrem (6.8), Etzaz Hussain (6.8), Martin Linnes (7.1), Ola Brynhildsen (7.4) and Eirik Andersen (6.8).


Molde made 2 changes: M. Eikrem for M. Grodem (65′) and E. Hussain for E. Breivik (71′).

Top player: Benjamin Hansen

The player who no doubt impressed Molde the most was Benjamin Hansen.

His rating is (7.4) with 51 passes (72% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 8.

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