2024 Eliteserien

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Season2024
Dates31 March – 1 December
Matches played108
Goals scored309 (2.86 per match)
Top goalscorerAlbert Grønbæk
Kristian Eriksen
(8 goals)
Biggest home winMolde 4–0 Strømsgodset
(1 April 2024)
Tromsø 4–0 Odd
(12 May 2024)
Bodø/Glimt 4–0 Tromsø
(16 May 2024)
Bodø/Glimt 5–1 Brann
(7 July 2024)
Biggest away winSarpsborg 1–7 HamKam
(16 May 2024)
Highest scoringSarpsborg 1–7 HamKam
(16 May 2024)
Longest winning run5 matches
Fredrikstad
Longest unbeaten run9 matches
Fredrikstad
Longest winless run8 matches
HamKam
Sandefjord
Longest losing run5 matches
Tromsø
Highest attendance21,426
Rosenborg - KFUM Oslo
(16 May 2024)
Lowest attendance2,409
KFUM Oslo - Odd
(20 May 2024)
Average attendance7,269
2023 2025 → All statistics correct as of 8 July 2024.

The 2024 Eliteserien is the 80th season of top-tier football in Norway. This is the eighth season of Eliteserien after rebranding from Tippeligaen.

The season started on 31 March 2024 and is scheduled to end on 1 December 2024, not including play-off matches.

Bodø/Glimt are the defending champions. Fredrikstad, KFUM Oslo and Kristiansund joined as the promoted clubs from the 2023 Norwegian First Division. They replaced Vålerenga, Stabæk and Aalesund, who were relegated to the 2024 Norwegian First Division.

Teams

Sixteen teams compete in the league – the top thirteen teams from the previous season and three teams promoted from the First Division. The promoted teams were Fredrikstad, KFUM Oslo and Kristiansund. Kristiansund were promoted after a season's absence, Fredrikstad were promoted after 11 seasons absent and KFUM Oslo were promoted for the first time in history from this season. They replaced Vålerenga, Stabæk and Aalesund, ending their top flight spells of 22 years, 1 year and 2 years respectively.

Stadiums and locations

Note: Table lists in alphabetical order.
Team Ap. Location County Arena Turf Capacity
Bodø/Glimt 29 Bodø Nordland Aspmyra Artificial 8,300
Brann 66 Bergen Vestland Brann Stadion Natural 16,750
Fredrikstad 43 Fredrikstad Østfold Fredrikstad Stadion Artificial 12,560
HamKam 25 Hamar Innlandet Briskeby Artificial 7,800
Haugesund 18 Haugesund Rogaland Haugesund Sparebank Arena Natural 8,754
KFUM Oslo 1 Oslo Oslo KFUM Arena Artificial 3,300
Kristiansund 7 Kristiansund Møre og Romsdal Kristiansund Stadion Artificial 4,444
Lillestrøm 60 Lillestrøm Akershus Åråsen Natural 11,500
Molde 48 Molde Møre og Romsdal Aker Stadion Artificial 11,249
Odd 43 Skien Telemark Skagerak Arena Artificial 11,767
Rosenborg 61 Trondheim Trøndelag Lerkendal Natural 21,421
Sandefjord 12 Sandefjord Vestfold Jotun Arena Artificial 6,582
Sarpsborg 13 Sarpsborg Østfold Sarpsborg Stadion Artificial 8,022
Strømsgodset 37 Drammen Buskerud Marienlyst Artificial 8,935
Tromsø 36 Tromsø Troms Romssa Arena Artificial 6,687
Viking 74 Stavanger Rogaland SR-Bank Arena Artificial 15,900

Personnel and kits

Team Manager(s) Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Bodø/Glimt Norway Kjetil Knutsen Norway Patrick Berg Puma SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge
Brann Norway Eirik Horneland Norway Fredrik Pallesen Knudsen Nike Sparebanken Vest
Fredrikstad Faroe Islands Mikkjal Thomassen Iceland Júlíus Magnússon Craft OBOS
HamKam Denmark Jakob Michelsen Norway Fredrik Sjølstad Puma OBOS
Haugesund Denmark Sancheev Manoharan Norway Egil Selvik Umbro Haugaland Kraft
KFUM Oslo Norway Johannes Moesgaard Norway Robin Rasch Hummel OBOS
Kristiansund Norway Amund Skiri Norway Dan Peter Ulvestad Puma SpareBank 1 Nordmøre
Lillestrøm Sweden Andreas Georgson Norway Gjermund Åsen Puma DNB
Molde Norway Erling Moe Norway Magnus Wolff Eikrem Adidas Sparebanken Møre
Odd Norway Kenneth Dokken Norway Steffen Hagen Hummel Skagerak Energi
Rosenborg Sweden Alfred Johansson Norway Markus Henriksen Adidas SpareBank 1 SMN
Sandefjord Norway Hans Erik Ødegaard
Sweden Andreas Tegström
Sweden Filip Ottosson Macron Jotun
Sarpsborg Norway Christian Michelsen Norway Jo Inge Berget Hummel Borregaard
Strømsgodset Norway Jørgen Isnes Norway Gustav Valsvik Puma Sparebanken Øst
Tromsø Norway Jørgen Vik
Norway Gard Holme
Norway Ruben Yttergård Jenssen Select SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge
Viking Norway Bjarte Lunde Aarsheim
Norway Morten Jensen
Norway Zlatko Tripić Diadora Lyse

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in the table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Haugesund Denmark Sancheev Manoharan (caretaker) End of caretaker spell 3 December 2023 Pre-season Iceland Óskar Hrafn Þorvaldsson 3 December 2023
Rosenborg Norway Svein Maalen (caretaker) 14 December 2023 Sweden Alfred Johansson 14 December 2023
Lillestrøm Norway Eirik Bakke (caretaker) 21 December 2023 Sweden Andreas Georgson 21 December 2023
Odd Norway Pål Arne Johansen Signed by Häcken 27 December 2023 Norway Kenneth Dokken 16 January 2024
Tromsø Norway Gaute Helstrup Signed by Bodø/Glimt 2 January 2024 Norway Jørgen Vik
Norway Gard Holme
8 January 2024
Haugesund Iceland Óskar Hrafn Þorvaldsson Mutual consent 10 May 2024 13th Denmark Sancheev Manoharan 10 May 2024
Sarpsborg Sweden Stefan Billborn Mutual consent 23 June 2024 15th Norway Christian Michelsen 25 June 2024

Transfers

Winter

Summer

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Bodø/Glimt 16 11 3 2 36 13 +23 36 Qualification for the Champions League play-off round
2 Brann 17 8 6 3 25 20 +5 30 Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round
3 Molde 16 8 4 4 32 19 +13 28 Qualification for the Conference League second qualifying round
4 Viking 14 8 4 2 26 16 +10 28
5 Fredrikstad 14 6 5 3 21 14 +7 23
6 KFUM Oslo 15 5 6 4 22 22 0 21
7 Strømsgodset 14 5 4 5 16 19 −3 19
8 Lillestrøm 14 6 1 7 18 24 −6 19
9 HamKam 15 4 5 6 18 17 +1 17
10 Kristiansund 15 4 5 6 21 24 −3 17
11 Rosenborg 14 5 2 7 20 27 −7 17
12 Sarpsborg 15 5 2 8 22 30 −8 17
13 Haugesund 13 4 2 7 12 18 −6 14
14 Tromsø 15 4 2 9 17 24 −7 14 Qualification for the relegation play-offs
15 Odd 16 3 5 8 16 30 −14 14 Relegation to First Division
16 Sandefjord 15 3 4 8 20 25 −5 13
Updated to match(es) played on 20 July 2024. Source: Football Association of Norway (in Norwegian)
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Head-to-head points; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Head-to-head goals scored.

Positions by round

Team ╲ Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
Bodø/Glimt32111111111111
Molde11222232433222
Viking799119656555433
Fredrikstad147796443222344
Brann26655324344555
Strømsgodset16125435710766666
Lillestrøm104128811137121311797
KFUM Oslo813139107956778108
HamKam8141514151516128101211119
Kristiansund531067881191199710
Rosenborg35334967108810811
Sarpsborg1215141613101114131414151312
Haugesund61147111212911910121213
Sandefjord1416161516141013151616161614
Tromsø1310111314161415141213141415
Odd11771212131516161515131516
Leader and Champions League play off round
Champions League second qualifying round
Conference League second qualifying round
Relegation play-offs
Relegation to 2025 Norwegian First Division
Source: nifs.no

Results

Home \ Away BOD BRA FRE HAM HAU KFU KRI LIL MOL ODD ROS SAN SAR STR TRO VIK
Bodø/Glimt 5–1 2–2 1–1 3–1 1–1 1–0 4–0 1–0
Brann 0–2 1–0 1–1 2–1 1–3 2–0 3–0 2–1 0–0
Fredrikstad 0–2 0–0 1–0 2–2 4–1 0–0
HamKam 1–0 1–2 2–2 0–1 0–1 0–0
Haugesund 0–1 0–1 1–0 0–2 1–3 2–1 1–2
KFUM Oslo 0–0 1–4 1–1 0–0 3–3 1–3 1–2
Kristiansund 2–4 2–2 3–1 1–1 1–1 3–1 1–0
Lillestrøm 0–5 0–2 0–3 1–1 2–1 2–3 3–1
Molde 2–1 2–3 2–0 3–0 1–2 2–2 2–4 4–0 2–2
Odd 0–2 1–2 1–2 1–1 2–1 0–4 2–2 3–3
Rosenborg 1–3 1–1 1–0 1–3 2–1 a 2–1 2–0
Sandefjord 2–1 1–2 0–1 3–1 4–1 1–2 0–3
Sarpsborg 1–2 1–1 1–7 0–2 1–0 0–1 4–1 1–3
Strømsgodset 2–0 2–2 1–1 1–0 1–1 0–1
Tromsø 2–4 3–0 0–1 1–2 1–2 0–2 4–0 3–2 0–3
Viking 1–1 1–1 3–0 2–0 1–4 4–2 1–0 2–1
Updated to match(es) played on 20 July 2024. Source: Football Association of Norway (in Norwegian)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation play-offs

The 14th-placed team in Eliteserien will face the winners of the First Division promotion play-offs over two legs to decide who will play in Eliteserien next season.

Season statistics

Top scorers

As of 14 July 2024
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Denmark Albert Grønbæk Bodø/Glimt 8
Norway Kristian Eriksen Molde
3 Norway Magnus Wolff Eikrem Molde 7
Norway Morten Bjørlo Fredrikstad
Norway Ole Sæter Rosenborg
6 Norway Zlatko Tripić Viking 6
Norway Thomas Lehne Olsen Lillestrøm
Norway Johannes Nuñez KFUM Oslo
9 6 players 5

Clean sheets

As of 14 July 2024
Rank Player Club Clean sheets
1 Russia Nikita Haikin Bodø/Glimt 6
Norway Mathias Dyngeland Brann
Denmark Jonathan Fischer Fredrikstad
4 Iceland Patrik Gunnarsson Viking 5
5 Poland Albert Posiadała Molde 4
Norway Per Kristian Bråtveit Strømsgodset
Denmark Jakob Haugaard Tromsø
8 Norway Jacob Karlstrøm Molde 3
Norway Emil Ødegaard KFUM Oslo
10 5 players 2

Hat-tricks

Player For Against Result Date
Denmark Henrik Meister 4 Sarpsborg 08 Rosenborg 4–1 (H) 12 July 2024
Notes

4 Player scored 4 goals
(H) – Home team
(A) – Away team

Discipline

Player Club

League attendances

Pos Team Total High Low Average Change
1 Brann 142,704 16,750 14,538 15,856 +4.3%†
2 Rosenborg 102,590 21,426 10,434 14,656 +4.0%†
3 Viking 90,859 15,900 10,024 12,980 +0.4%†
4 Fredrikstad 58,967 12,504 6,669 9,828 +102.6%1
5 Lillestrøm 53,774 9,457 5,918 7,682 +2.4%†
6 Molde 58,635 10,746 5,753 7,329 +9.7%†
7 Bodø/Glimt 55,031 8,257 5,853 6,879 0.0%†
8 Strømsgodset 30,752 6,206 4,279 5,125 −5.7%†
9 Sarpsborg 35,692 6,401 4,105 5,099 +3.4%†
10 Haugesund 34,707 7,134 3,615 4,958 −0.5%†
11 Odd 39,184 6,325 3,783 4,898 −5.1%†
12 Tromsø 41,399 5,267 3,637 4,600 −5.1%†
13 HamKam 25,576 6,218 3,011 4,263 +2.2%†
14 Sandefjord 25,204 4,179 3,179 3,601 −6.9%†
15 Kristiansund 24,779 4,018 3,280 3,540 +9.1%1
16 KFUM Oslo 21,440 4,018 2,409 3,063 +181.3%1
League total 834,405 21,426 2,409 7,256 +0.2%†

Updated to games played on 19 July
Source: nifs.no
Notes:
1: Team played last season in 1. divisjon.

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