The 2018 2. divisjon (referred to as PostNord-ligaen for sponsorship reasons) was a Norwegian football third-tier league season. The league consisted of 28 teams divided into 2 groups of 14 teams.

2. divisjon
Season2018
ChampionsRaufoss (Group 1)
Skeid (Group 2)
PromotedRaufoss
Skeid
KFUM Oslo
RelegatedNybergsund
Hønefoss
Stabæk 2
Fløy
Vålerenga 2
Vard Haugesund
Matches played364
Goals scored1,195 (3.28 per match)
Top goalscorerJonas Enkerud
(21 goals)
2017
2019

The league was played as a double round-robin tournament, where all teams played 26 matches.

Team changesEdit

The following teams changed division since the 2017 season.

League tablesEdit

Group 1Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 Raufoss (C, P) 26 16 5 5 64 30 +34 53 Promotion to 1. divisjon
2 Fredrikstad 26 15 7 4 53 25 +28 52 Qualification for the promotion play-offs
3 Grorud 26 14 6 6 46 31 +15 48
4 Asker 26 14 3 9 53 31 +22 45
5 Alta 26 14 3 9 39 28 +11 45
6 Elverum 26 12 8 6 53 39 +14 44
7 Mjølner 26 13 5 8 41 41 0 44
8 Bærum 26 12 4 10 44 33 +11 40
9 Moss 26 7 9 10 37 42 −5 30
10 Fram Larvik 26 9 2 15 40 57 −17 29
11 Odd 2 26 6 4 16 35 52 −17 22
12 Nybergsund (R) 26 5 6 15 26 58 −32 21 Relegation to 3. divisjon
13 Hønefoss (R) 26 5 5 16 38 67 −29 20
14 Stabæk 2 (R) 26 3 7 16 34 69 −35 16
Source: nifs.no (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 away goals scored (only if between two teams); 7) Head-to-head goals scored; 8) Play-off (only used to decide champions or relegation).
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

Group 2Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 Skeid (C, P) 26 17 5 4 59 25 +34 56 Promotion to 1. divisjon
2 KFUM Oslo (O, P) 26 13 8 5 47 32 +15 47 Qualification for the promotion play-offs
3 Hødd 26 13 8 5 43 30 +13 47
4 Egersund 26 12 8 6 47 28 +19 44
5 Bryne 26 11 8 7 45 38 +7 41
6 Arendal 26 10 6 10 37 34 +3 36
7 Kjelsås 26 9 8 9 38 36 +2 35
8 Brattvåg 26 11 2 13 37 51 −14 35
9 Vidar 26 10 3 13 41 51 −10 33
10 Nardo 26 8 7 11 33 44 −11 31
11 Stjørdals-Blink 26 7 7 12 39 48 −9 28
12 Fløy (R) 26 7 7 12 39 55 −16 28 Relegation to 3. divisjon
13 Vålerenga 2 (R) 26 6 8 12 54 62 −8 26
14 Vard Haugesund (R) 26 3 5 18 31 56 −25 14
Source: nifs.no (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 away goals scored (only if between two teams); 7) Head-to-head goals scored; 8) Play-off (only used to decide champions or relegation).
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

Promotion play-offsEdit

The teams who finished in second place in their respective group qualified for the promotion play-offs, where they faced each other over two legs. The winner, KFUM Oslo, then played against the 14th placed team in 1. divisjon for a place in the 2019 1. divisjon.

KFUM Oslo3–0Fredrikstad
  • Mawa   39'
  • Sørås   49'
  • Gueye   88'
Summary
KFUM-Arena, Oslo
Attendance: 1,436
Referee: Christian Moen
Fredrikstad1–1KFUM Oslo
  • Aalbu   80'
Summary
  • Stavrum   88'
Attendance: 2,116
Referee: Sivert Øksnes Amland

KFUM Oslo won 4–1 on aggregate.

Season statisticsEdit

As of 27 October 2018

Top scorersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PostNord-ligaen avd 1 2018 - Toppscorer, gule og røde kort". www.fotball.no (in Norwegian). NFF. Retrieved 27 October 2018.
  2. ^ "PostNord-ligaen avd 2 2018 - Toppscorer, gule og røde kort". www.fotball.no (in Norwegian). NFF. Retrieved 27 October 2018.