Eliteserien: Viking tops Molde after recovering from a 3-1 deficit

MOLDE. Viking was capable to turn the table against Molde.

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MOLDE. Viking managed to turn the table against Molde.

B. T. Hansen received a red card (62′)​. This red card was one of the reason why Molde lost the match.

The match was held at the Aker Stadion Stadium in Molde on Saturday and this began at 4:00 pm UTC. The referee was Kristoffer Hagenes with the help of Anders Olav Dale and Christer Solheim Jørgensen. The 4th official was Marius Hansen Grøtta. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 5.9 degrees Celsius or 42.64 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 52%.​

Match Statistics

Viking was in firm control of the ball 55% while Molde was struggling with a 45% ball possession.

Viking was more aggressive with 58 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Viking won the encounter.​

Molde shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Viking shot 16 times, 6 on target, 10 off target.

Cards

Molde received 3 yellow cards (M. Eikrem, E. Breivik and ). On the opposite side, Viking received 3 yellow cards (G. Stensness, S. Sebulonsen and M. Solbakken).

(Molde) was sent out after receiving a red card in the (62′).

After playing this encounter, Molde will stay with 7 points like Bodø / Glimt, Sarpsborg 08 and Aalesund to stay in the 5th place. On the opposite side, Viking will have 12 points to stay in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 15'
    15'

    M. A. Kaasa

  • 17'
    17'

    M. Eikrem

  • 25'
    25'

    O. Brynhildsen

  • 27'
    27'

    G. Stensness

  • 28'
    28'

    M. Eikrem

  • 30'
    30'

    K. Lokberg

  • 46'
    46'

    K. Kabran

    K. Lokberg

  • 46'
    46'

    S. Pattynama

    G. Stensness

  • 62'
    62'

    B. T. Hansen

  • 63'
    63'

    V. Berisha (Penalty)

  • 65'
    65'

    E. Breivik

  • 66'
    66'

    M. Grodem

    O. Brynhildsen

  • 66'
    66'

    R. Zekhnini

    M. Eikrem

  • 73'
    73'

    H. Tangen

    S. Sebulonsen

  • 76'
    76'

    N. Sandberg

    S. Fridjonsson

  • 83'
    83'

    S. Sebulonsen

  • 83'
    83'

    V. Berisha

    K. Kabran

  • 85'
    85'

    E. Knudtzon

    M. A. Kaasa

  • 88'
    88'

    R. Vikstol

    S. Pattynama

  • 88'
    88'

    M. Traore

    H. Tangen

  • 90'
    90'

    M. Solbakken

  • 90'
    90'

    S. Mannsverk

Next match

In the upcoming Eliteserien match, Molde will host Odd on the 11th of May with a 12-7 head to head statistic in favor of Molde (11 draws).

Viking will host Strømsgodset on the 12th of May with a 11-9 head to head record in favor of Strømsgodset (8 draws).

Molde: Formation and Lineups

Molde started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).

The manager Erling Moe chose to play with the following team: Jakob Karlstrom (5.5), Martin Linnes (6.4), Benjamin Hansen (6.9), Eirik Haugan (7.0), Birk Risa (6.8), Kristoffer Haugen (7.0), Sivert Mannsverk (6.6), Marcus Andre Kaasa (6.7), Emil Breivik (6.8), Magnus Eikrem (7.6) and Ola Brynhildsen (7.4).

Substitutes

Molde made 3 changes: O. Brynhildsen for M. Grodem (66′), M. Eikrem for R. Zekhnini (66′) and M. A. Kaasa for E. Knudtzon (85′).

Top player: Magnus Eikrem

Probably the most impressive player in Molde was Magnus Eikrem.

His rating is (7.6) with 1 goal, 21 passes (85% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 1 duel out of 3. He performed 2 crosses.

Viking: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Morten Jensen played with: Patrik Sigurdur Gunnarsson (5.7), Gianni Stensness (6.4), David Brekalo (6.6), Viljar Helland Vevatne (7.0), Sondre Flem Bjørshol (6.2), Kristoffer Løkberg (6.8), Markus Solbakken (6.8), Sebastian Soraas Sebulonsen (7.2), Harald Tangen (7.3), Veton Berisha (8.4) and Samúel Kári Friðjónsson (7.1).

Substitutes

Viking made 5 changes: K. Lokberg for K. Kabran (46′), G. Stensness for S. Pattynama (46′), S. Fridjonsson for N. Sandberg (76′), H. Tangen for M. Traore (89′) and S. Pattynama for R. Vikstol (89′).

Top player: Veton Berisha

Probably the most impressive player in Viking was Veton Berisha.

His rating is (8.4) with 2 goals, 34 passes (82% accurate) and 1 key pass. He performed 3 crosses.

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