Jerv Grimstad – Sogndal
Jerv Grimstad hosts Sogndal in a game from the 17th round of the Norway’s 1. Division. Let’s take a look at this game.
Jerv are currently 9th in the 1. Division with 20 points won from 15 games played. Their record at the moment shows 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses. They have scored 19 goals so far and conceded 21. Jerv’s biggest goal remains a place among the first six teams in the league standings. They are currently 5 points behind the 6th Tromsdalen, but they also have a game in hand.
In their last five matches Jerv won just once – against Nest-Sotra. They also made a draw against Sogndal and lost three times against Tromsdalen, Floro and Viking. Although they won 4 points from their last five matches, we can’t say that this period was much of a success for Jerv. They want to be part of the promotion playoffs in the 1. Division, but they need to up their game a little bit in order to do this.
Sogndal are doing much better since the start of the season. They are currently second in the 1. Division, having won 32 points from 16 games played so far. They are just 3 points behind the leader Aalesund, but they have also played a game more. At this moment Jerv’s record in the league shows 9 wins, 5 draws and just 2 defeats, suffered against Asane and Ullensaker / Kisa.
In their last five matches Sogndal are showing why they are among the big favourites for promotion. They have won four of these five matches, beating Viking, HamKam, Floro and HamKam again. They only lost points during the 0-0 draw against Jerv – their next opponent.
This is our examination of the Norway’s 1. Division game between Jerv and Sogndal.