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Eliteserien: Viking defeats Kristiansund after recovering from a 2-1 deficit

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KRISTIANSUND. Viking succeeded in turn the table against Kristiansund.

KRISTIANSUND. Viking managed to turn the table against Kristiansund. Viking took advantage of its superior ball possession (60%).

Viking remained in 10 people after D. Brekalo received a red card in the 90′.

The match was held at the Kristiansund Stadion Stadium in Kristiansund on Sunday and this began at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Kristoffer Hagenes with the help of Anders Olav Dale and Christer Solheim Jørgensen. The 4th official was Torgeir Halsen. The weather was clear. The temperature was freezing around -4.6 degrees Celsius or 23.65 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 74%.​

Match Statistics

Viking was in firm control of the ball 60% while Kristiansund was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Viking was more aggressive with 75 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Viking won the match.​

Kristiansund shot 8 times, 6 on target, 2 off target. On the other side, Viking shot 16 times, 6 on target, 10 off target.


Kristiansund received 3 yellow cards (A. Mucolli, S. McDermott and J. Isaksen). On the opposite side, Viking received 1 yellow card ().

Also, Viking didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after D. Brekalo (Viking) was sent out after receiving a straight red card in the (90′).

After this match, Kristiansund will stay with 43 points like Rosenborg to stay in the 6th place. On the other side, Viking will have 48 points to stay in the 3rd place.

Match Events

  • 4'

    B. Bye

  • 6'

    A. Mucolli

  • 32'

    S. McDermott

  • 41'

    S. Bjorshol

  • 61'

    P. Ulvestad

    A. Diop

  • 62'

    M. Mawa

    A. Mucolli

  • 62'

    E. Sivertsen

    C. Aasbak

  • 66'

    T. Gjertsen

  • 75'

    S. Pattynama

    K. Kabran

  • 81'

    J. Isaksen

  • 84'

    B. D. Willumsson

    L. Kalludra

  • 85'

    T. Hoiland

    H. Tangen

  • 87'

    S. Kvia-Egeskog

    K. Lokberg

  • 88'

    V. Berisha (Penalty)

  • 90'

    O. Sivertsen

    B. Bye

  • 90'

    S. Bjorshol

    S. Kvia-Egeskog

  • 90'

    D. Brekalo

Next match

In the upcoming Eliteserien match, Kristiansund will play away against Sandefjord on the 5th of December with a 5-1 head to head statistic in favor of Kristiansund (1 draw).

Viking will host Odd on the 5th of December with a 13-10 head to head stats in favor of Viking (6 draws).

Kristiansund: Formation and Lineups

Kristiansund adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Christian Michelsen chose to play with the following team: Sean McDermott (6.6), Snorre Strand Nilsen (6.4), Aliou Coly (7.1), Andreas Hopmark (7.1), Christoffer Aasbak (6.8), Jesper Isaksen (6.4), Amidou Diop (7.3), Torgil Owre Gjertsen (6.9), Liridon Kalludra (6.6), Agon Mucolli (7.0) and Bendik Bye (7.4).


Kristiansund made 5 changes: A. Diop for P. Ulvestad (61′), A. Mucolli for M. Mawa (62′), C. Aasbak for E. Sivertsen (62′), L. Kalludra for B. D. Willumsson (84′) and B. Bye for O. Sivertsen (90′).

Top player: Bendik Bye

The player who no doubt impressed Kristiansund the most was Bendik Bye.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 6 passes (66% accurate) and 0 key passes.

Viking: Formation and Lineups

Also Viking adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the opposite side, Morten Jensen played with: Patrik Sigurdur Gunnarsson (6.8), Sondre Flem Bjørshol (6.1), Gianni Stensness (6.4), David Brekalo (6.2), Viljar Helland Vevatne (6.4), Joe Bell (8.0), Kristoffer Løkberg (7.3), Sebastian Soraas Sebulonsen (6.9), Yann-Erik de Lanlay, Harald Tangen (6.6) and Kevin Kabran (6.9), Veton Berisha (7.0).


Viking made 3 changes: K. Kabran for S. Pattynama (75′), H. Tangen for T. Hoiland (85′) and K. Lokberg for S. Kvia-Egeskog (87′).

Top player: Joe Bell

Probably the most impressive player in Viking was Joe Bell even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.0) with 35 passes (77% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 9. He performed 10 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Eliteserien



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