STAVANGER. Viking 0-0 Strømsgodset didn’t manage to score any goal on Thursday. Viking was far superior when it came to possession ball (71%).
The match was played at the SR-Bank Arena stadium in Stavanger on Thursday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 9.1 degrees Celsius or 48.42 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 83%.
Viking was in firm control of the ball 71% while Strømsgodset was struggling with a 29% ball possession.
Viking was more aggressive with 75 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 4 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Viking to win the match.
Viking shot 12 times, 4 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, Strømsgodset shot 5 times, 2 on target, 3 off target.
Viking received 1 yellow card (S. Pattynama). On the opposite side, Strømsgodset received 3 yellow cards (T. Grogaard, K. Tokstad and K. Krasniqi).
After playing this contest, Viking will have 15 points to stay in the 1st place. On the other side, Strømsgodset will have 6 points like HamKam, Sandefjord, Rosenborg and Odd to stay in the 13th place.
Y. de Lanlay
O. K. Enersen
D. S. Karlsbakk
Strømsgodset will play away with Kristiansund on the 16th of May with a 7-2 head to head stats in favor of Kristiansund (1 draw).
Viking: Formation and Lineups
Viking adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Morten Jensen chose to play with the following team: Patrik Sigurdur Gunnarsson , Sondre Flem Bjørshol , David Brekalo , Gianni Stensness , Sebastian Soraas Sebulonsen , Harald Tangen , Markus Solbakken , Kristoffer Løkberg , Niklas Sandberg , Veton Berisha and Kevin Kabran .
Viking made 5 changes: K. Lokberg for S. Fridjonsson (60′), N. Sandberg for Y. de Lanlay (60′), K. Kabran for D. S. Karlsbakk (69′), S. Bjorshol for S. Pattynama (74′) and H. Tangen for Z. Tripic (75′).
Top player: Niklas Sandberg
Probably the most impressive player in Viking was Niklas Sandberg.
His rating iswith 29 passes (68% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 5. He performed 8 crosses.
Strømsgodset: Formation and Lineups
Also Strømsgodset adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
On the other side, Håkon Wibe-Lund played with: Viljar Myhra , Lars Christopher Vilsvik , Ari Leifsson , Gustav Valsvik , Thomas Grogaard , Jack Ipalibo , Johan Hove , Herman Stengel , Halldor Stenevik , Lars-Jørgen Salvesen and Ole Kristian Enersen .
Strømsgodset made 4 changes: J. Ipalibo for K. Krasniqi (65′), O. K. Enersen for K. Tokstad (66′), L. Salvesen for N. Gunnarsson (72′) and L. Vilsvik for F. Friday (72′).
Top player: Thomas Grogaard
Probably the most impressive player in Strømsgodset was Thomas Grogaard.
His rating iswith 26 passes (69% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 9.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Eliteserien