Valerenga vs Lillestrom PREVIEW & PREDICTION 26/05/2018


Valerenga and Lillestrom meet at the Ullevaal Stadion, in Oslo, in a match to count for the 12th round of the Norwegian championship. The history of clashes between the two teams favors the Lillestrón: in the last 52 matches played for this competition, the visiting team won 20 wins, 14 draws and 18 defeats. However, in the last match at this stadium Valerenga beat Lillestrón 3-1.


The Valerenga comes to this game with a rebuff in the field of Tromso, 3-0, placing a final point to the three successive wins in official games. At this time the local team is still in sixth place in the Norwegian first division, with 18 points won, the result of 8 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses.

The worst period of training led by Ronny Deila is between the 46 ‘and the 60’ of play, when he suffered 4 goals and scored only 2. It should be noted that in the only game in which he opened the scoring in this stadium he kept the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘.

When analyzing the 5 matches played at home it is possible to verify that the home team scored on average 1.2 goals and suffered 1.4 goals per game, thus showing several weaknesses in the two sectors. It is important to note that 60% of these matches ended with more than 2.5 goals in the final score. Sam Johnson is the best score of Valerenga, with 7 goals scored.

Lillestrom :

The Lillestrom comes to this game with a tie to a ball against Brann, adding in this way the second consecutive match without beating in this competition: the only goal of the team was marked by Matthew. At the moment, the visitor formation occupies the 11th position of the championship, with 11 points conquered.

The team guided by Arne Erlandsen opened the scoring in 4 of the 6 games in the visiting condition, but in only 1 of these games was winning at the end of the 90 ‘. It should be noted that the best period of the visitors is between 16 ‘and 30’ of play, when they scored 5 goals and suffered only 1.

In the 6 games played away from home, Lillestrom scored on average 1.17 goals and suffered 2.33 goals per game, showing some difficulties in the sectors when playing in this condition. It should be noted that 100% of these matches ended with more than 2.5 goals. Thomas Olsen is one of the best scorers of this team, with 3 goals scored.

PREDICTION: Over 2.5 goals @ 1.71