Haugesund Stadion will be home to the match between Haugesund and Valerenga in their matchday 13. The Pride of Oslo drew 1-1 in their last match while Haugesund lost 3-1 to Odds last week. The match is scheduled to take place on Sunday 30th June 2019 and will start at 19:00GMT.
The Arabs is looking forward to bounce back from their 3-1 loss to Odds last week. At number 8, Haugesund will be hoping to use the home ground advantage to register a win after two matches’ winless streak.
Valerenga on the other hand dropped 2 points in their last Eliteserien action in a 1-1 draw against Sarpsborg. Prior to that, they Pride of Oslo had experienced back-to-back defeats by Lillestrom and Rosenborg. Of late, their back has become porous leading to the conceding of 7 goals in their last league fixtures. They are also in a four winless streak in all competitions. Their game against Haugesund will be the turning point.
In their last Eliteserien action, Haugesund beat Valerenga 1-0. Valerenga are thus hunger for revenge come Sunday. The visitors are also eager to join the race for the title thus they will be going to Haugesund Stadion with guns blazing ready for a win. With the title being their focus, we are therefore tempted to put our money on the Pride of Oslo.
Haugesund vs. Valerenga Head to Head
Teams Haugesund and Valerenga have so far played 24 matches between them. Haugesund has won 9 direct matches. Valerenga on the other hand has won 10 matches. Five of their meetings ended in a draw. Here is a look into the two sides’ 8 most recent meetings and how things turned out for each:
- Haugesund 1-0 Valerenga
- Valerenga 2-2 Haugesund
- Valerenga 3-0 Haugesund
- Haugesund 4-3 Valerenga
- Haugesund 1-1 Valerenga
- Valerenga 0-1 Haugesund
- Haugesund 0-1 Valerenga
- Valerenga 2-0 Haugesund
Haugesund will miss the services of Alexander Stolas due to Achilles tendon injury. Others who are nursing injuries include Dennis Horneland (ACL), Anthony Ikedi (knee) and Ben Karamoko (knee cap).
Valerenga’s squad on the other hand will miss the services of three of its players due to injuries. These players are; Jonatan Tollas Nation, Deyyer Vega and Peter Godly Michael who are all nursing knee, muscle and ACL injuries respectively.
Prediction and Odds
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Valerenga will be on a revenge mission due to defeat in their last Eliteserien meeting. With their eyes also fixated on winning the cup, Valerenga will be playing like wounded animals on Sunday ready to strike in any chance they get. Here are our best bets for the outcome of the match:
- Valerenga to win
- Both teams to score
- Over 1.5 goals on fulltime