ÅLESUND. Sarpsborg 08 overcomes Aalesund 3-1. Sarpsborg 08 was just to good to grab a decisive 3-0 lead with M. Maigaard (25′), P. Golubovic (44′) and E. Wichne (56′). Aalesund reduced the distance with a goal (74′) by M. Ebiye, but there was not much to do for them. Aalesund was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (62%).
The match was played at the Color Line Stadion stadium in Ålesund on Sunday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The referee was Marius Hansen Grøtta with the help of Jørgen Rønning Valstadsve and Sondre Dahle. The 4th official was Torgeir Halsen. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 14 degrees Celsius or 57.15 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 84%.
Aalesund was in firm control of the ball 62% while Sarpsborg 08 was struggling with a 38% ball possession.
Aalesund was more aggressive with 78 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 2 were on target. Even so, Sarpsborg 08 found a way to find the solution to win this encounter.
Aalesund shot 14 times, 2 on target, 12 off target. On the opposite side, Sarpsborg 08 shot 15 times, 5 on target, 10 off target.
Aalesund received 2 yellow cards (Nenass and P. Golubovic). On the opposite side, Sarpsborg 08 received 2 yellow cards (G. Engvall and A. Kristiansen).
After playing this encounter, Aalesund will stay with 25 points like Haugesund to stay in the 11th place. On the opposite side, Sarpsborg 08 will have 22 points like Sandefjord to stay in the 13th place.
P. Golubovic (OG)
B. M. Kristensen
Sarpsborg 08 will host Jerv on the 18th of September with a 1-0 head to head record in favor of Sarpsborg 08 (0 draws).
Aalesund: Formation and Lineups
Aalesund started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Lars Arne Nilsen chose to play with the following team: Sten Grytebust , Petar Golubović , Besim Šerbečić , Alexander Juel Andersen , Simen Rafn , Fredrik Haugen , Kristoffer Barmen , Nenass , Gilbert Koomson , Moses Ebiye and Simen Bolkan Nordli .
Aalesund made 5 changes: A. Andersen for D. Fallman (35′), K. Barmen for B. Serbecic (46′), F. Haugen for K. Odemarksbakken (46′), S. Nordli for J. Kitolano (71′) and G. Koomson for B. M. Kristensen (82′).
Top player: Moses Ebiye
The player who no doubt impressed Aalesund the most was Moses Ebiye.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 23 passes (65% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 10. He performed 1 cross.
Sarpsborg 08: Formation and Lineups
Sarpsborg 08 started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the other side, Stefan Billborn played with: Anders Kristiansen , Eirik Wichne , Magnar Odegaard , Anders Hagelskjær , Joachim Thomassen , Serge-Junior Martinsson Ngouali , Victor Torp , Mikkel Maigaard , Simon Tibbling , Tobias Heintz and Gustav Engvall .
Sarpsborg 08 made 4 changes: S. Tibbling for S. Skalevik (66′), J. Thomassen for J. Soltvedt (77′), V. Torp for M. Hoyland (77′) and T. Heintz for O. Halvorsen (80′).
Top player: Mikkel Maigaard
Probably the most impressive player in Sarpsborg 08 was Mikkel Maigaard.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 20 passes (80% accurate) and 1 key pass. He performed 1 cross. He hit the woodwork once times.
Results of the day
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