In this week 21 match, on Saturday Oct 2nd, Viking will host Sandefjord in a clash of the Eliteserien. In Viking’s last match they recorded a 1-3 loss against Bodø / Glimt. Veton Berisha struck first for Viking in the 6th minute, then Brede Mathias Moe tied it up for Bodø / Glimt in the 67th minute But fortunately they were able to complete the comaback in the 76th minute on a goal by Amahl Pellegrino. Viking is looking for direction having 4 win and 2 losses in their last 10 matches, while sandefjord is fresh off their 1-1 draw against Mjøndalen. Vales Gonzalez scored the first goal for Sandefjord in the 44th minute, then Markus Nakkim got the equalizer for Mjøndalen in the 61st minute on a feed from Kent Eriksen earning Mjøndalen at least a draw. Sandefjord is looking for direction having earned 13 points in their last 10 matches.
In their last match together, in Komplett Arena, Sandefjord won by a score of 3 to 0. Vidar Gudjónsson struck first for Sandefjord in the 35th minute, then Kristoffer Normann Hansen added another in the 58th minute on a feed from Alexander Ruud Tveter In the end, Viking was frustrated by Sandefjord’s defence and couldn’t put any tallies on the board. Sandefjord ended the match with the shutout victory.
Sandefjord is lucky enough to have a few offensive weapons, with Kristoffer Normann Hansen and Vidar Gudjónsson each having 2 goals in their last five. Viking’s most prolific scorer has been Veton Berisha. He has netted three goals over the last 5 matches.