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%.
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.
J. Norheim (OG)
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 , Vegar Eggen Hedenstad , Brynjar Ingi Bjarnason , Ivan Näsberg , Leonard Žuta , Henrik Bjørdal , Fredrik Jensen , Petter Strand , Aron Dønnum , Viðar Örn Kjartansson and Osame Sahraoui .
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 iswith 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 , Torje Wichne , Erik Tobias Sandberg , Ole Martin Lekven Kolskogen , John Olav Norheim , Mathias Haarup , Willis Alvés Furtado , Mathias Wichmann , Erik Brenden , Aral Şimşir and Erlend Hustad .
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.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Eliteserien