Molde FK will want to continue from where they left off last time out with the 3-1 Eliteserien victory over FK Haugesund.
For Molde FK, goals were scored by Etzaz Hussain (7') and Ola Brynhildsen (12'). Peter Therkildsen (11') and Alexander Ammitzbøll (48' Own goal) scored for FK Haugesund.
Three or more goals per match have been seen in 6 of the last 6 meetings where Molde FK have participated. Their opponents scored 11 of them in these games whereas Molde managed to get a total of 12. We will have to find out whether or not that trend can be continued on here.
Dundalk come into this match following on from a 0-6 FAI Cup win to defeat Athlone in their most recent fixture.
Looking at their form, and Dundalk have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 11 goals in all. At the back, The Lilywhites have been far from perfect.
Head to head
The previous league match between these sides was Europa League match day 1 on 22/10/2020 when it ended Dundalk 1-2 Molde FK.
That time, Dundalk managed 40% possession and 6 shots at goal with 1 of them on target. Their only player to score was Seán Murray (35′).
For their opponents, Molde FK got 10 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Etzaz Hussain (62′) and Ohi Omoijuanfo (72′) scored.
The match was refereed by Petri Viljanen.
Team News: Molde FK
It doesn’t get much better regarding selection, with just the lone fitness concern for the Molde FK boss Erling Moe to contend with thanks to an almost full-strength squad. Kristoffer Haraldseid (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will miss out.
Team News: Dundalk
Thanks to a completely injury-free group to choose from, Dundalk boss Filippo Giovagnoli has zero fitness worries at all ahead of this clash.
For this match, we think that Dundalk are capable enough to score against this Molde FK outfit, although that might not quite be enough to avoid a loss.
We think that it’s going to be a close game with a 2-1 win for Molde FK after 90 minutes. It should be a decent one.
What are the top odds for the game?
Turning to the betting odds on the win-draw-win market, victory for Molde FK can be had for 1.18, a bet on the game finishing all-square is 8.25 & putting your money on a win for Dundalk is 16. Those are the best of the bets that can be secured at present.
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