Place: Lerkendal Stadion.
Date: on the 18th of July, 2018 (Wednesday)
Match start: 18:45 (GMT+1)
Tournament: Champions League, qualification round.
Rosenborg (the head coach Kåre Ingebrigtsen)
It is known that Rosenborg is the most titled Norwegian club. The Troll Children have become the strongest in Eliteserien for the third season in a row. Last sports year they haven’t passed qualification of the Champions League but have participated in a group stage of the Europa League where they played together with St. Petersburg “Zenit”. The hosts took the second position in the championship of Norway 2018 so far and continue to come after the leader – Brann.
Valur (the head coach Ólafur Jóhannesson )
Valur for the second season in a row is among the best teams of the country. It has made significant progress in frames of the finished championship, having jumped from the 5th place on the first one. Nowadays Valsarar argues for gold with Stjarnan. At both clubs have 25 points. It is necessary to play ten matches and the championship will finish.
Bookmaker coefficients on the match Valur vs. Rosenborg
With all respect for the modern championship of Iceland and its winner Valur, the level of the game of the grandee of the Norwegian football Rosenborg is much higher. And therefore the opinion of bookmakers as about the favorite of the forthcoming meeting is obvious: Valur – 7.50, Rosenborg – 1.45.
Statistics and head-to-heads
- Total of five last matches of Valur didn’t exceed three goals.
- In eight last matches of Rosenborg in the championship of Norway the general total didn’t exceed three goals.
- The first meeting of the first round has ended with the score 1:0.
Rosenborg was a favorite of the first match but hasn’t met expectations. Now the Troll Children are even more obvious winners. Besides, the task for a second leg is one – to win back and get into the next round. We expect that in Trondheim the rivals will change their places. Possibly, Icelanders won’t score and two-three goals will be enough for Norwegians