DRAMMEN (VG) (Strømsgodset – Vålerenga 0–2) Late autumn has been unexciting for Vålerenga in recent seasons. After Sunday’s victory in Drammen, the nerves are in positive high tension for those who love the capital’s football flagship.
– This was important considering the situation we are in. Now we regained the points we lost in Kristiansund (1-1 at home) with an away win, says Vålerenga’s coach Dag-Eilev Fagermo to VG after the match.
and victories, Eurosport expert Joachim Jonsson characterized this as a match Vålerenga had to win to have hope in the medal race.
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Behind is this now status in the Elite Series: 2) Molde 46, 3) Rosenborg 45, 4) Vålerenga 42.
The teams are also fighting over the possibility of European Cup games, and it is an unusual diet for the capital club, which has an average position of 7.5 on the table since 2009. “Finally”, Vålerenga fans can enjoy a late autumn with something to play about.
– The work ethic, and the good level we have, beyond the debris in the passing game, has become so solid now that it becomes a point, Fagermo continues.
If Odd wins his hanging match against Viking, they get the same score as VIF.
Since the NM has been canceled in 2020, the fourth best team in the Eliteserien will play European Cup football next year. VIF has not been there since 2011.
Travel-loving VIF supporters are probably waiting extra excitedly for a pandemic vaccine if they were to qualify for games internationally in the 2021 season.
– Does it smell like floodlights and Europe by Vålerenga now?
– Yes, but it is a long time left and those around us take points, points out the VIF boss.