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Eliteserien: Sandefjord recovers a 0-1 deficit to beat Haugesund 2-1

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HAUGESUND. Sandefjord was able to turn the table against Haugesund to win 2-1.

HAUGESUND. Sandefjord found a way to turn the table against Haugesund to win 2-1. It was Haugesund to strike first with an early goal of S. Liseth at the 1′. Then it was a goal in the 17′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, N. E. Brenden gave the win to Sandefjord in the 88′ minute with a goal. Haugesund was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (63%).​

The match was held at the Haugesund Stadion Stadium in Haugesund on Sunday and this began at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Marius Lien with the help of Jan Erik Engan and Tom Harald Grønevik. The 4th official was Mischa Schaub Kellerhals. The weather was clear. The temperature was freezing around -3.5 degrees Celsius or 25.77 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 86%.​

Match Statistics

Haugesund was in firm control of the ball 63% while Sandefjord was struggling with a 37% ball possession.

Haugesund was more aggressive with 68 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 6 were on target. Nonetheless, Sandefjord managed to find the solution to win this match.​

Haugesund shot 13 times, 6 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Sandefjord shot 14 times, 3 on target, 11 off target.


No yellow cards were issued to Haugesund. On the opposite side, Sandefjord received 2 yellow cards (W. A. Kurtovic and D. Vega).

After playing this match, Haugesund will stay with 34 points like Strømsgodset to stay in the 9th place. On the other side, Sandefjord will have 30 points like Odd to move down in the 12th place.

Match Events

  • 1'

    S. Liseth

  • 17'

    W. A. Kurtovic

  • 46'

    M. Samuelsen

    T. Naustdal

  • 50'

    W. A. Kurtovic

  • 62'

    S. Mork

    H. Singh

  • 79'

    D. Vega

    K. Hansen

  • 79'

    N. E. Brenden

    A. Ordagic

  • 83'

    A. Ndour

    K. Velde

  • 88'

    N. E. Brenden

  • 89'

    D. Vega

Next match

In the upcoming Eliteserien match, Haugesund will play away against Strømsgodset on the 5th of December with a 11-7 head to head in favor of Strømsgodset (5 draws).

Sandefjord will host Kristiansund on the 5th of December with a 5-1 head to head statistic in favor of Kristiansund (1 draw).

Haugesund: Formation and Lineups

Haugesund adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Jostein Grindhaug chose to play with the following team: Egil Selvik (6.2), Ulrik Tillung Fredriksen (6.8), Anders Baertelsen (6.7), Benjamin Hansen (6.7), Thore Baardsen Pedersen (7.0), Peter Therkildsen (6.6), Torje Naustdal (6.6), Sondre Liseth (6.7), Niklas Sandberg (7.0), Alexander Søderlund (7.0) and Kristoffer Velde (7.2).


Haugesund made 2 changes: T. Naustdal for M. Samuelsen (46′) and K. Velde for A. Ndour (83′).

Top player: Kristoffer Velde

Probably the most impressive player in Haugesund was Kristoffer Velde.

His rating is (7.2) with 28 passes (71% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 7. He performed 8 crosses.

Sandefjord: Formation and Lineups

Also Sandefjord adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Andreas Tegström played with: Jacob Storevik (6.9), Brice Wembangomo (7.2), Sander Moen Foss (6.4), Martin Kreuzriegler (6.8), Ian Smeulers (6.6), Amer Ordagić (7.2), Harmeet Singh (7.0), William Kurtović (7.4), Viðar Ari Jónsson (7.2), Alexander Ruud Tveter (6.7) and Kristoffer Normann Hansen (7.1).


Sandefjord made 3 changes: H. Singh for S. Mork (62′), K. Hansen for D. Vega (79′) and A. Ordagic for N. E. Brenden (79′).

Top player: William Kurtović

The player who no doubt impressed Sandefjord the most was William Kurtović.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 17 passes (64% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 9. He performed 2 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Eliteserien



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