On the 18th of September, in this week 19 match, Lillestrøm and Odd will play a match in Skien in a meeting of these two Eliteserien teams. The game day is forecasted to be a cloudy and cool day, with daytime temperatures of only 10 degrees, which is great football weather. In Odd’s last match they recorded a 1-1 draw against Bodø / Glimt. Ulrik Saltnes struck first for Bodø / Glimt in the 32nd minute on a feed from Hugo Vetlesen, but Sander Svendsen got the equalizer for Odd in the 39th minute earning Odd a comeback draw. Odd is looking for direction having earned 11 points in their last 10 matches, while in Lillestrøm’s last match they recorded a 2-3 loss against Brann. Robert Taylor struck first for Brann in the 17th minute, but Espen Bjornsen Garnas got the equalizer for Lillestrøm in the 59th minute , but fortunately for Brann it didn’t end there. They added more goals to be able to earn themselves the win. With 18 points in their last 10 matches Lillestrøm should be reasonably happy with their performance.
On May 27th, Lillestrøm hosted Odd in their last match together. Lillestrøm was victorious by a score of 1 to 0. Lehne Olsen struck first for Lillestrøm in the 36th minute on a feed from Gjermund Asen, and that single goal was all that was necessary as neither team could manage any more scoring In the end, Odd was frustrated by Lillestrøm’s defence and couldn’t put any tallies on the board. Lillestrøm ended the match with the shutout victory.
Lillestrøm’s most prolific scorer has been Lehne Olsen. He has netted three goals over the last five matches. Tobias Lauritsen has been the most effective weapon for Odd lately. The Norwegian attacker has netted three goals in his last five matches.