In a mid week match on Monday Aug 17th, in week 14, Vålerenga and Start will play a match in Kristiansand in a meeting of these two Eliteserien teams. 15th placed Start is fresh off their 2-3 loss against Kristiansund. Start looks to improve on their recent performance, having lost 5 of their last 10, while 4th placed Vålerenga is fresh off their 2-2 draw against Bodø / Glimt, and Vålerenga should be reasonably happy with their recent performance, earning 19 points in their last 10 matches.

This will be the first match for these two teams against eachother this season.

Vålerenga’s most prolific scorer has been Bard Finne. The Norwegian attacker has netted 3 goals over the last five matches. Both Eirik Schulze and Kasper Skaanes have been the hottest scorers for Start in the last five each having scored 2 goals.