Linfield vs Rosenborg Preview, Tips and Odds

Linfield FC welcome Rosenborg at Windsor Park in Belfast for their Champions League Qualifications game. The first leg is in Northern Ireland and the second one is in Norway the following week. Linfield won the Northern Ireland Football League Premiership last season and now it’s time for the Champions League games. Rosenborg won the Norway League previous season as well. The Norway team is a favorite in this clash because they already played fourteen rounds in their league, while Northern Ireland Premiership is not started yet.

Linfield vs Rosenborg Head to Head

Head To Head Last Game Last Games Last Games Home/Away
Linfield Loss 0 W/ 1 D/ 1 L 0 W/ 1 D/ 0 L
Rosenborg Win 1 W/ 1 D/ 0 L 0 W/ 1 D/ 0 L

Last game between the teams: 21.07.2010 Champions League Qualifications: Rosenborg – Linfield 2:0; Rade Prica 32’, Markus Henriksen 88’
Last game at this venue: 14.07.2010 Champions League Qualifications: Linfield – Rosenborg 0:0

Worth mentioning: Linfield have already met Rosenborg in the Champions League Qualifications in 2010. The first leg finished without a winner in a goalless draw, while Rosenborg won the second one with the scoreline of 2:0. Rade Prica opened the score in the first half, and Markus Henriksen added a second in the closing stages of the game to ensure Rosenborg’s win.

Linfield vs Rosenborg Stats

As of 08.07 Last Game Last Games Last  Games home/away
Linfield Loss 4 W/ 2 D / 4 L 1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L
Rosenborg Win 7W/ 2 D / 1 L 3 W/ 1 D / 1 L

Last game Linfield: 06.07.2019 Club Friendly: Linfield – St Johnstone 2:4; Shayne Lavery 2’, Lorcan Forde 83’; Danny Swanson 19’, Callum Hendry 70’, Alistair McCann 79’, Jason Kerr 85’
Last game Rosenborg: 04.07.2019 Norway League: Ranheim – Rosenborg 2:3; Vegar Hedenstad 44’(own goal), Ivar Ronning 86’; Samuel Adegbenro 27’, Babajide Akintola 51’, Alexander Soderlund 88’
Next game Linfield: 17.07.2019 Champions League Qualifications: Rosenborg – Linfield
Next game Rosenborg: 17.07.2019 Champions League Qualifications: Rosenborg – Linfield

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2,5 BTTS Clean Sheets
Linfield 16-15 5 3 4
Rosenborg 24-7 5 4 5

Worth mentioning: Linfield are on a run of three consecutive defeats in as many games as they are winless in all four friendly matches they played in the preparatory period. Three of the last five Linfield outings produced over 2.5 goals and three witnessed goals at both ends as The Blues didn’t record a clean sheet. Four of the previous five Linfield home matches featured over 2,5 goals, while two saw both sides hitting the back of the net.
Rosenborg were able to win their last two encounters in the Norway League. Just one of their previous matches featured over 2,5 goals as three witnessed goals at both sides. The Troll Children won three of their last five away games and kept two clean sheets.

Linfield vs Rosenborg News

Missing players Linfield: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing players Rosenborg: No reports of injuries or suspensions.

Linfield vs Rosenborg Predictions

Rosenborg to win – 1.44 @ bet365