Battle of Oslo
Other namesKampen om Oslo
The Oslo Derby
LocationOslo, Norway
TeamsLyn
Vålerenga
First meeting5 March 1922
4–1 win for Lyn
Latest meetingLyn 0–4 Vålerenga
2021 Norwegian Cup
(25 July 2021)
Statistics
Meetings total75
Most winsLyn (34)
All-time seriesLyn: 34
Drawn: 16
Vålerenga: 25
Largest victory7–0 win for Lyn
(4 June 1924)

The Battle of Oslo (Norwegian: Kampen om Oslo) or the Oslo Derby is the name given to football matches between Lyn Fotball and Vålerenga Fotball, both of them from Oslo, the capital of Norway.[1][2][3][4]

Official statistics

Official statistics of honours won by Lyn and Vålerenga, as treated by the Football Association of Norway (NFF).
Club Eliteserien Norwegian Football Cup Total
Total Seasons Total Seasons
Lyn 2 1964, 1968 8 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1945, 1946, 1967, 1968 10
Vålerenga 5 1965, 1981, 1983, 1984, 2005 4 1980, 1997, 2002, 2008 9

Matches list

League

1922–1937; 1946–1947

Note: The host of the matches between 1922 and 1937 and between 1946 and 1947 was unknown

Season Division Date Venue Score
1922 Kretsserien 05–03–1922 Bislett Stadium 4 – 1 for Lyn
1923 12–06–1923 Dælenenga idrettspark 2 – 0 for Vålerenga
1924 04–06–1924 Frogner Stadion 7 – 0 for Lyn
1925 30–06–1925 Vestre Holmen 2 – 1 for Vålerenga
1926 04–07–1926 Vestre Holmen 3 – 0 for Lyn
1927 03–05–1927 Bislett Stadium 5 – 3 for Lyn
1927–28 Østlandsligaen
Hovedserien
19–06–1928 Frogner Stadion 2 – 1 for Vålerenga
1929 Kretsserien 08–09–1929 Ullevaal Stadion 0 – 0 draw
1930 22–05–1930 Bislett Stadium 4 – 0 for Lyn
1931 24–06–1931 Ullevaal Stadion 3 – 2 for Vålerenga
1932 28–06–1932 Ullevaal Stadion 1 – 1 draw
1933 09–08–1933 Frogner Stadion 4 – 2 for Vålerenga
1934 16–08–1934 Bislett Stadium 4 – 1 for Lyn
1935 18–06–1935 Frogner Stadion 2 – 1 for Lyn
1936 22–06–1936 Ullevaal Stadion 2 – 0 for Lyn
1937 30–04–1937 Frogner Stadion 2 – 1 for Lyn
24–08–1937 Bislett Stadium 3 – 2 for Lyn
1946–47 18–08–1946 Ullevaal Stadion 4 – 2 for Lyn
12–05–1947 Ullevaal Stadion 0 – 0 draw

1938–1939; 1949–present

Lyn – Vålerenga Vålerenga – Lyn
Season Division Date Venue Atten. Score Date Venue Atten. Score
1938–39 Norgesserien 08–08–1938 Ullevaal Stadion 200 1 – 1 25–09–1938 Bislett Stadium 1,836 0 – 3
1939–40 07–08–1939 Ullevaal Stadion 1,200 6 – 0
1949–50 Hovedserien 04–09–1949 Ullevaal Stadion 9,233 2 – 3 10–05–1950 Bislett Stadium 11,285 0 – 1
1953–54 Landsdelsserien 22–08–1953 Ullevaal Stadion 6,529 1 – 2 21–05–1954 Bislett Stadium 10,191 1 – 0
1957–58 27–04–1958 Ullevaal Stadion 2,000 0 – 3 09–05–1958 Bislett Stadium 2,917 2 – 1
1958–59 29–05–1959 Ullevaal Stadion 9,741 1 – 1 20–09–1958 Bislett Stadium 2,159 3 – 0
1960–61 Hovedserien 14–06–1961 Bislett Stadium 5,474 6 – 4
1961–62 19–08–1962 Ullevaal Stadion 6,044 1 – 6 08–10–1961 Bislett Stadium 5,382 3 – 3
1963 1. divisjon 25–08–1963 Ullevaal Stadion 7,417 5 – 1 23–05–1963 Bislett Stadium 16,653 1 – 2
1964 25–09–1964 Bislett Stadium 2,745 2 – 3 12–06–1964 Bislett Stadium 10,065 0 – 0
1965 14–05–1965 Bislett Stadium 17,063 2 – 2 26–08–1965 Bislett Stadium 13,863 1 – 7
1966 17–10–1966 Bislett Stadium 3,562 1 – 1 16–06–1966 Bislett Stadium 10,811 3 – 0
1967 22–05–1967 Ullevaal Stadion 6,836 1 – 2 05–06–1967 Bislett Stadium 9,737 4 – 2
1968 05–10–1968 Ullevaal Stadion 4,957 2 – 0 05–06–1968 Bislett Stadium 7,557 1 – 3
1970 2. divisjon 16–05–1970 Ullevaal Stadion 2,591 1 – 0 20–08–1970 Bislett Stadium 2,082 0 – 0
1976 10–06–1976 Ullevaal Stadion 3,132 2 – 0 19–09–1976 Bislett Stadium 6,315 1 – 0
1978 1. divisjon 07–08–1978 Ullevaal Stadion 4,664 2 – 2 27–04–1978 Bislett Stadium 9,241 4 – 0
1980 27–05–1980 Ullevaal Stadion 2,939 1 – 0 05–09–1980 Bislett Stadium 2,130 0 – 2
1981 29–07–1981 Ullevaal Stadion 9,699 2 – 4 26–04–1981 Bislett Stadium 10,664 3 – 0
2002 Tippeligaen 24–08–2002 Ullevaal Stadion 12,868 1 – 0 11–05–2002 Ullevaal Stadion 18,374 1 – 2
2003 30–06–2003 Ullevaal Stadion 14,156 1 – 1 26–10–2003 Ullevaal Stadion 16,639 0 – 1
2004 19–04–2004 Ullevaal Stadion 16,014 1 – 1 26–07–2004 Ullevaal Stadion 20,477 1 – 2
2005 12–06–2005 Ullevaal Stadion 15,268 1 – 1 02–10–2005 Ullevaal Stadion 17,888 0 – 1
2006 17–04–2006 Ullevaal Stadion 16,049 2 – 1 22–07–2006 Ullevaal Stadion 11,855 1 – 2
2007 21–10–2007 Ullevaal Stadion 20,152 3 – 1 20–06–2007 Ullevaal Stadion 19,468 0 – 0
2008 01–06–2008 Ullevaal Stadion 18,012 2 – 0 15–09–2008 Ullevaal Stadion 16,332 1 – 2
2009 21–05–2009 Ullevaal Stadion 14,048 4 – 4 20–09–2009 Ullevaal Stadion 13,466 4 – 1

Total: Lyn 33 wins, 16 draws, Vålerenga 20 wins.

Cup

Season
Round
Date
Venue
Attendance
Match
Score
1967 Semi-final 01–10–1967 Ullevaal Stadion 13,847 Lyn – Vålerenga 4 – 0
2012 First round 01–05–2012 Bislett Stadium 11,273 Lyn – Vålerenga 1 – 2
2014 Third round 04–06–2014 Ullevaal Stadion 7,387 Vålerenga – Lyn 5 – 2
2021–22 First round 25–07–2021 Bislett Stadium 2,651 Lyn – Vålerenga 0 – 4

Total: Vålerenga 3, Lyn 1.

Head-to-head

Statistics

The head-to-head statistics shows the results of Lyn and Vålerenga, when they played against each other in the Norwegian League or Cup.
Lyn
wins
Draws Vålerenga
wins
Top-tier
At Lyn home 8 8 5
At Vålerenga home 12 3 6
Total 20 11 11
Second-tier
At Lyn home 2 1 2
At Vålerenga home 0 1 4
Total 2 2 5
Kretsserien/Østlandsligaen
11 3 5
Cup
At Lyn home 1 0 2
At Vålerenga home 0 0 1
Total 1 0 3
Total
34 16 25

Ranking

The head-to-head ranking table shows the results of Lyn and Vålerenga, when they played in the same league.
P. 49-50 53-542 57-582 58-592 60-613 61-62 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 19702 19762 1978 1980 1981 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
2 2 2 2 2 2
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
4 4 4
5 5 5 5 5
6 6 6 6 6
7 7 7 7 7
8 8 8 8 8
9 9 9
10 10 10 10
11 11
12 12 12
13
14
15
16 16

Total: Vålerenga 14 times higher, Lyn 11 times higher.

Notes:
1 The ranking table does not include the tables of Kretsserien, Østlandsligaen and the 1939–40 season of Norgesserien which was interrupted due to the World War II.
2 Both clubs played in the second tier.
3 In the 1960–61 season Vålerenga defeated Lyn in the bronze final.

Records and statistics

Doubles

Lyn have achieved the double in six seasons (most recently in the 2008 season), while Vålerenga have managed to win both league matches in four seasons (most recently in the 1981 season).

Lyn doubles

Season Home Away
1963 2–1 5–1
1968 3–1 2–0
1980 1–0 2–0
2002 2–1 1–0
2006 2–1 2–1
2008 2–0 2–1

Vålerenga doubles

Season Home Away
1953–54 2–1 1–0
1957–58 3–0 2–1
1967 2–1 4–2
1981 3–0 4–2

Top scorers

This is the list of top scoring players in the derby (since 2002).

3 goals
2 goals

Players in both teams

Players from Lyn to Vålerenga

Players from Vålerenga to Lyn

Managers for both teams

Women's matches list

League

Lyn – Vålerenga Vålerenga – Lyn
Season Division Date Venue Score Date Venue Score
2018 Toppserien 02–05–2018 Kringsjå kunstgress 1 – 1 01–07–2018 Intility Arena 6 – 1
2019 25–08–2019 Grefsen kunstgress 1 – 2 18–05–2019 Intility Arena 0 – 1
2020 07–11–2020 Kringsjå kunstgress 3 – 2 26–08–2020 Intility Arena 2 – 0
2021 09–10–2021 Kringsjå kunstgress 0 – 1 29–05–2021 Intility Arena 4 – 0

Cup

Season
Round
Date
Venue
Match
Score
2014 Second round 05–06–2014 Kringsjå kunstgress Lyn – Vålerenga 1 – 5
2018 Third round 19–06–2018 Kringsjå kunstgress Lyn – Vålerenga 2 – 5 (a.e.t.)

References

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  2. ^ "Lyn vs. Valerenga". FootballDerbies.com. Archived from the original on 20 May 2013. Retrieved 3 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Lyn Vålerenga innbyrdes oppgjør tilbake til 1963" (in Norwegian). lynhistorie.com. Retrieved 3 July 2013.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Vålerenga møter Lyn for 74. gang" (in Norwegian). Nettavisen. 29 May 2008. Retrieved 17 January 2019.