Vålerenga 1-0 Jerv: overcomes 1-0 with a late and unfortunate own goal from J. Norheim

OSLO. Vålerenga overcomes Jerv 1-0 after J. Norheim scored an own goal 82min.


OSLO. Vålerenga defeats Jerv 1-0 after J. Norheim scored an own goal 82min. Vålerenga was vastly superior ball possession (63%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Intility Arena stadium in Oslo on Sunday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. In the presence of 6,873 spectators.​ The referee was Marius Hansen Grøtta who had the assistance of Jim André Alnes Dyb and Jon-Michael Knutsen. The 4th official was Harald Røvig Sletner. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 12.4 degrees Celsius or 54.34 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 36%.​

Match Statistics

Vålerenga was in firm control of the ball 63% while Jerv was struggling with a 37% ball possession.

Vålerenga was more aggressive with 84 dangerous attacks and 25 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Vålerenga won the match.

Vålerenga shot 25 times, 6 on target, 19 off target. On the opposite side, Jerv shot 17 times, 1 on target, 16 off target.


Vålerenga received 1 yellow card (H. Bjordal). On the other side, Jerv received 2 yellow cards (W. Furtado and M. Wichmann).

After playing this match, Vålerenga will have 3 points like Strømsgodset to stay in the 13th place. On the opposite side, Jerv will stay with 6 points like Sandefjord, Molde, Odd and Viking to stay in the 8th place.

Match Events

  • 8'

    W. Furtado

  • 20'

    M. Wichmann

  • 34'

    H. Bjordal

  • 64'

    R. Antwi

    A. Simsir

  • 72'

    K. Novak

    M. Haarup

  • 72'

    A. Diallo

    W. Furtado

  • 72'

    H. Udahl

    V. Kjartansson

  • 79'

    T. Ismaheel

    H. Bjordal

  • 79'

    T. Christensen

    A. Donnum

  • 82'

    J. Norheim (OG)

  • 86'

    M. Ugland

    E. Sandberg

  • 86'

    A. Layouni

    O. Sahraoui

Next match

In the upcoming Eliteserien match, Vålerenga will play away with Sandefjord on the 8th of May with a 13-3 head to head stats in favor of Vålerenga (1 draw).

Jerv will host Tromsø on the 8th of May with a 0-0 head to head statistic.

Vålerenga: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Dag-Eilev Akkerhaugen Fagermo chose to play with the following team: Kjetil Haug (6.8), Vegar Eggen Hedenstad (7.8), Brynjar Ingi Bjarnason (8.0), Ivan Näsberg (7.6), Leonard Žuta (8.0), Henrik Bjørdal (6.9), Fredrik Jensen (7.9), Petter Strand (7.3), Aron Dønnum (6.6), Viðar Örn Kjartansson (6.5) and Osame Sahraoui (7.2).


Vålerenga made 4 changes: V. Kjartansson for H. Udahl (72′), H. Bjordal for T. Ismaheel (79′), A. Donnum for T. Christensen (79′) and O. Sahraoui for A. Layouni (86′).

Top player: Brynjar Ingi Bjarnason

Probably the most impressive player in Vålerenga was Brynjar Ingi Bjarnason even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.

His rating is (8.0) with 68 passes (92% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 9.

Jerv: Formation and Lineups

Jerv started with a 5-4-1 line-up (5-4-1).

On the opposite side, Arne Sandstø played with: Oystein Ovretveit (7.9), Torje Wichne (6.8), Erik Tobias Sandberg (7.5), Ole Martin Lekven Kolskogen (7.4), John Olav Norheim (6.8), Mathias Haarup (7.3), Willis Alvés Furtado (6.2), Mathias Wichmann (6.8), Erik Brenden (6.4), Aral Şimşir (6.5) and Erlend Hustad (6.7).


Jerv made 4 changes: A. Simsir for R. Antwi (64′), M. Haarup for K. Novak (72′), W. Furtado for A. Diallo (72′) and E. Sandberg for M. Ugland (86′).

Best player: Oystein Ovretveit

The player that probably impressed the most for Jerv was the goalkeeper: Oystein Ovretveit. His rating is 7.85. He performed 5 saves.

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