Asker had a very good performance at the weekend, defeating Baerum Sportsklubb in the derby with 3:0. They have 3 matches less than second-placed Hodd, which is the main rival for second place. At home, they are one of the best teams and one of the main factors for that is their artificial turf. Halden has won 7 points in their 3 latest games against bottom-half teams. They are safe from relegation this season, but as a guest, they are weaker with only 3 wins in 9 games. Today, they have huge problems with absence, and out of the squad are Westgard (18/2), Stromsborg (7/0), and Nass (15/9 top scorer). Asker has a great chance to win this match and stay close to second place in the battle for promotion.