Sandnes Ulf hosts Start Kristiansand

Sandnes Ulf hosts Start Kristiansand in a match from the 17th round of the Norway’s 1. Division.

This is the big derby of this round as the two teams are among the first three in the league. Kristiansand is currently second in the standings and Sandnes are third. They even have the same amount of points so far – 30, which makes the game even more interesting.Right now Kristiansand is second because they have a better goal difference than Sandnes. They have scored 31 goals so far, having conceded 18. They have won 9 games, drew in 3 and lost 4.This is exactly what Sandnes did in the league so far, but having a little bit of the worst goal difference. They have scored 24 goals, conceding 19 in the process. But if they win on Sunday, they will gain the second position in the league.In terms of current form, Sandnes are doing a little better at the moment. They have won four of their last five matches, losing just once. Alongside Floro, they are the team in the best current form in the 1. Division at the moment.Kristiansand on the other hand won their last game, but they have won just two of their last five matches. They also drew in two and lost once.This is an important game in the 1. Division. Both teams are on 9 points behind the leader Bodø / Glimt, but also with a game in hand. This means that one of them could move closer to the leader if they manage to win on Sunday.One thing is for sure – these are two of the teams who will fight for a promotion to the Eliteserien. And this game is a good moment for them to prove their worth and show some class.