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Eliteserien: Viking wipes out Lillestrøm 5-1 with an outstanding performance

STAVANGER. Viking demolishes Lillestrøm 5-1 with goals of

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STAVANGER. Viking demolishes Lillestrøm 5-1 with goals of S. Sebulonsen (3′), H. Tangen (48′), V. Berisha (68′), V. Berisha (73′) and V. Berisha (82′). On the opposite side, Lillestrøm scored with ​F. Krogstad (64′). Viking was vastly superior ball possession (62%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the SR-Bank Arena Stadium in Stavanger on Saturday and this began at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Tom Harald Hagen with the assistance of Sondre Dahle and Alf Olav Rossland. The 4th official was Daniel Higraff. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 8.9 degrees Celsius or 47.97 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 67%.​

Match Statistics

Viking was in firm control of the ball 62% while Lillestrøm was struggling with a 38% ball possession.

Viking was more aggressive with 64 dangerous attacks and 23 shots of which 9 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Viking won the encounter.

Viking shot 23 times, 9 on target, 14 off target. On the opposite side, Lillestrøm shot 14 times, 3 on target, 11 off target.


No yellow cards were issued to Viking. On the opposite side, Lillestrøm received 1 yellow card (L. Mogstad Ranger).

After playing this contest, Viking will have 38 points like Kristiansund to stay in the 5th place. On the other side, Lillestrøm will stay with 35 points like Viking to stay in the 6th place.

Match Events

  • 3'

    S. Sebulonsen

    R. Vikstol

  • 19'

    L. Mogstad Ranger

  • 48'

    H. Tangen

  • 56'

    S. Fridjonsson

    K. Lokberg

  • 62'

    Eskil Edh

    Daniel Gustafsson

  • 62'

    E. Smidesang

    D. Gustavsson

  • 62'

    F. Krogstad

    U. Mathisen

  • 64'

    F. Krogstad

  • 68'

    V. Berisha

  • 73'

    V. Berisha

  • 74'

    Shayne Pattynama

    Rolf Daniel Vikstöl

  • 75'

    K. Kabran

    Y. de Lanlay

  • 75'

    Henrik Skogvold

    Lars Mogstad Ranger

  • 75'

    Sondre Björshol

    Sebastian Söraas Sebulonsen

  • 80'

    S. Kvia-Egeskog

    H. Tangen

  • 82'

    V. Berisha

    Z. Tripic

  • 84'

    M. Bergum

    I. Matthew

Next matche

In the upcoming Eliteserien match, Viking will play away with Brann on the 28th of October with a 11-10 head to head in favor of Viking (8 draws).

Lillestrøm will host Stabæk on the 27th of October with a 11-7 head to head in favor of Stabæk (9 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: Iven Austbø, Arild Østbø (7.6), Sebastian Soraas Sebulonsen (7.6), Gianni Stensness (7.6), David Brekalo (7.2), Rolf Daniel Vikstøl (7.3), Harald Tangen (7.3), Joe Bell (7.6), Kristoffer Løkberg (6.4), Yann-Erik de Lanlay (6.4), Veton Berisha (9.3) and Zlatko Tripić (8.4).


Viking made 4 changes: K. Lokberg for S. Fridjonsson (56′), S. Sebulonsen for S. Bjorshol (74′), Y. de Lanlay for K. Kabran (75′) and H. Tangen for S. Kvia-Egeskog (80′).

Top player: Veton Berisha

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

His rating is (9.3) with 3 goals, 20 passes (75% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 4. He performed 2 crosses.

Lillestrøm: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Geir Bakke played with: Mads Christiansen (6.1), Espen Bjornsen Garnas (6.4), Philip Slordahl (6.4), Tom Pettersson (6.5), Lars Ranger (6.3), Ifeanyi Mathew (7.0), Magnus Knudsen (6.6), Vetle Winger Dragsnes (6.6), Daniel Gustafsson (6.7), Jonatan Braut Brunes (6.1), Ulrik Mathisen (6.8).


Lillestrøm made 5 changes: M. Knudsen for F. Krogstad (62′), D. Gustavsson for E. Smidesang (62′), U. Mathisen for T. Svendsen (62′), L. Mogstad Ranger for H. Skogvold (75′) and I. Matthew for M. Bergum (84′).

Top player: Fredrik Krogstad

Probably the most impressive player in Lillestrøm was Fredrik Krogstad.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 12 passes (83% accurate) and 1 key pass. He performed 2 crosses.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 62′.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Eliteserien

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