Week 25 brings us a match on Oct 31st where Sarpsborg 08 and Viking will play a match in Stavanger in a Eliteserien match. Viking is fresh off their 1-0 shutout win against Strømsgodset. Kristoffer Lokberg scored the first goal for Viking in the 29th minute, and that was all the excitement the two teams could muster At the end of 90 a dissapointed Strømsgodset couldn’t manage to score, and Viking took the shutout win. Viking should be reasonably happy with their recent performance, earning 20 points in their last 10 matches, while sarpsborg 08 is fresh off their 1-2 loss against Bodø / Glimt. Erik Botheim struck first for Bodø / Glimt in the 13th minute, but Jonathan Lindseth got the equalizer for Sarpsborg 08 in the 81st minute. They’re hoping to improve on their recent performance, having lost 6 of their last 10.
Sarpsborg 08 and Viking last played eachother at the Sarpsborg Stadion on Jun 25th. Viking was victorious by a score of 2 to 1. Ibrahima Kone struck first for Sarpsborg 08 in the 38th minute on a feed from Joachim Thomassen, then Kevin Kabran tied it up for Viking in the 56th minute Finally they completed the comback in the 84th minute on a goal by Harald Tangen to cap off a wild match.
For Sarpsborg 08, their top scorers are Ibrahima Kone and Jonathan Lindseth, each having 2 goals in their last 5 matches. Viking is glad to have Veton Berisha in top form. In the last 5 matches the attacker has scored five goals.