Kristiansund welcomes the champion Bodø/Glimt at the Kristiansund Stadion in a match from the 10th round of the Eliteserien. Now it’s time to look at this match and preview it for you. Let’s get to work in our free soccer predictions for today.
Kristiansund is definitely not where they would like to be in the standings right now. The Owls are at the bottom of the Eliteserien with just one point won so far. In seven matches played, Kristiansund lost six times and only made one draw.
It’s up to the manager Christian Michelsen to find a way to bring some confidence to the team. He’s coaching Kristiansund since 2014, and he’s the man who knows the squad best. It’s challenging how his team started the 2022 campaign, but nothing is lost just yet – it’s only the beginning of the season. Kristiansund must realize that it’s up to them to change how their season is going.
Just five goals in seven matches – indeed, Kristiansund’s fans are worried about how rarely their team scores. Bendik Bye is one of the club’s strikers who could use his experience to improve how the team performs upfront. Last season Bye scored 7 goals in the Eliteserien, so he proved he’s still good. In 2022 though, he has scored just once in six matches played.
Christian Michelsen could make some changes in his team’s formation for the next game. One of Kristiansund’s main problems is how the team just doesn’t find ways to score goals. Now Michelsen must decide how to increase the efficiency of his team in attack. He could adjust how his wingers perform while distributing the ball in the opponent’s half is also crucial.
Bodø/Glimt are the reigning champions of Norway, but they can’t be satisfied with how they started the 2022 season. The Yellow Horde finds itself at 8th place in the current standings. Kjetil Knutsen’s team is 11 points behind the leader Lillestrom, and that’s something that definitely must change as soon as possible.
Bodø/Glimt conceded their second defeat for the season just before the international break. The champions paid a visit to Molde but didn’t play well and suffered a 1-3 loss. The 19-years old midfielder Joel Mvuka scored for Bodø/Glimt in the second half, but it was far from enough to take something from this game.
Don’t be surprised if Knutsen decides to make a few changes in the line-up from the last game. The Nigerian striker Victor Boniface could return to the starting eleven. At the same time, Gilbet Koomson is another option to strengthen the attack. He’s still looking for his first goal since the start of the season.
Bodø/Glimt’s captain Ulrik Saltnes is one of the players who should lead the players to a well-needed improvement. The 29-years old midfielder has been playing for the Yellow Horde since 2011, and the fans adore him. Now he must use his mentality to boost his teammates’ confidence for the next few matches. That’s why he was chosen to be a captain.
Amahi Pellegrino has been Bodø/Glimt’s top scorer since the beginning of the campaign. The 31-years old has scored four times so far. You can be sure he’s going to start against Kristiansund on Saturday.
That’s our preview for the Eliteserien clash between Kristiansund and the champion Bodø/Glimt. The hosts are at the bottom of the table with just one point won so far. This makes them complete underdogs against Bodø/Glimt despite the champions’ problems right now. The visitors are in the middle of the standings and can’t find consistency in their performance. This visit to Kristiansund is a perfect chance to get back on the right track. Let’s see if they are going to do it, though. Get back to us for even more free soccer predictions for today!