Eliteserien: Viking destroys Haugesund 5-1 with a superb match

STAVANGER. Viking demolishes Haugesund 5-1 with goals of


STAVANGER. Viking demolishes Haugesund 5-1 with goals of V. Berisha (27′), V. Berisha (43′), V. Berisha (51′), S. Sebulonsen (90′) and S. Sebulonsen (90′). On the other side, Haugesund scored with ​A. Ndour (22′).

The match was played at the SR-Bank Arena stadium in Stavanger on Saturday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The referee was Christian Moen with the assistance of Jon-Michael Knutsen and Christer Solheim Jørgensen. The 4th official was Svein Oddvar Moen. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 9.4 degrees Celsius or 48.96 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 66%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Viking was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Haugesund that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.

Haugesund was more aggressive with 70 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 1 were on target. Anyhow, Viking was able to find the solution to win this contest.​

Viking shot 19 times, 10 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, Haugesund shot 17 times, 1 on target, 16 off target.


Viking received 1 yellow card (S. Fridjonsson). On the opposite side, Haugesund received 2 yellow cards (N. Walstad and J. Eskesen).

After this match, Viking will have 9 points to stay in the 2nd place. On the other side, Haugesund will stay with 0 points to stay in the 16th place.

Match Events

  • 17'

    N. Walstad

  • 22'

    A. Ndour

    M. Sande

  • 27'

    V. Berisha

  • 38'

    S. Fridjonsson

  • 43'

    V. Berisha

  • 46'

    S. Sebulonsen

    N. Sandberg

  • 51'

    V. Berisha

  • 60'

    H. Gong

    A. Ndour

  • 60'

    J. Holtan

    A. Soderlund

  • 60'

    J. Eskesen

    S. Reese

  • 67'

    V. Vevatne

    S. Fridjonsson

  • 70'

    J. Eskesen

  • 75'

    B. Njie

    M. Sande

  • 76'

    M. Traore

    K. Kabran

  • 85'

    S. Auklend

    S. Pattynama

  • 90'

    S. Sebulonsen

  • 90'

    S. Sebulonsen

    M. Traore

Next match

In the upcoming Eliteserien match, Viking will play away with Molde on the 7th of May with a 14-10 head to head in favor of Viking (6 draws).

Haugesund will host Kristiansund on the 8th of May with a 4-3 head to head statistic in favor of Kristiansund (3 draws).

Viking: Formation and Lineups

Viking started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Morten Jensen chose to play with the following team: Patrik Sigurdur Gunnarsson (7.4), Sondre Flem Bjørshol (7.8), Gianni Stensness (6.8), David Brekalo (7.2), Shayne Pattynama (6.7), Harald Tangen (8.3), Markus Solbakken (8.2), Samúel Kári Friðjónsson (6.2), Niklas Sandberg (7.0), Veton Berisha (10.0) and Kevin Kabran (6.1).


Viking made 3 changes: N. Sandberg for S. Sebulonsen (46′), S. Fridjonsson for V. Vevatne (67′) and K. Kabran for M. Traore (76′).

Top player: Veton Berisha

The player who no doubt impressed Viking the most was Veton Berisha.

His rating is (10.0) with 3 goals, 24 passes (75% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 10.

Haugesund: Formation and Lineups

Haugesund started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the other side, Jostein Grindhaug played with: Egil Selvik (6.6), Ulrik Tillung Fredriksen (6.9), Anders Baertelsen (6.5), Søren Reese (6.1), Nikolas Walstad (6.1), Mads Berg Sande (7.5), Peter Therkildsen (6.6), Kevin Martin Krygard (8.4), Alioune Ndour (6.7), Alexander Søderlund (6.7) and Christos Zafeiris (7.4).


Haugesund made 4 changes: A. Ndour for H. Gong (60′), S. Reese for J. Eskesen (62′), A. Soderlund for J. Holtan (62′) and M. Sande for B. Njie (75′).

Top player: Kevin Martin Krygard

Probably the most impressive player in Haugesund was Kevin Martin Krygard.

His rating is (8.4) with 45 passes (77% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 11 duels out of 18. He performed 8 crosses.

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