Nest-Sotra – Mjøndalen
Nest-Sotra faces Mjøndalen in a match from the 17th round of the Norway’s 1. Division. We are going to examine this match and give you our verdict on it.
Nest-Sotra are pretty much average since the beginning of the season. They are currently 11th in the standings with 19 points won so far. Their record in the league so far shows 5 wins, 4 draws and 7 defeats. Right now Nest-Sotra are 6 points behind the 6th Tromsdalen and the promotion playoff zone in the 1. Division, so they need to up their performance if they want to keep their chance of promotion.
In their last five games Nest-Sotra won just once – against Viking. It was an especially impressive performance by Nest-Sotra, who won the game with 5-0 at home. They also made three draws against Mjøndalen, Kongsvinger and Ullensaker / Kisa and suffered just one defeat – against Jerv. Right now Nest-Sotra are in a run of four consecutive games without a loss, which is telling us that they are in a pretty good shape at the moment.
Mjøndalen are 4th in the 1. Division standings after 16 games played. They have 29 points won and a record of 8 wins, 5 draws and 3 defeats. In their last five matches Mjøndalen won three times – against HamKam and twice against Levanger, made a draw with Nest-Sotra and suffered a defeat against Notodden.
So far Mjøndalen are doing pretty well in their aim for a promotion to the Eliteserien. They are just 2 points behind the 3rd Viking, being in the promotion playoff zone of the league.
We can say that Mjøndalen are favourites against Nest-Sotra in this match from the Norway’s 1. Division. The previous game between these two teams ended with a spectacular 3-3 draw, so this is a reason to expect some goals here.