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Thursday’s Conference League action will see HJK up against Aberdeen.
All HJK v Aberdeen match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
HJK will be hoping to bounce back here after the 0-1 Conference League loss in their previous game against Eintracht Frankfurt.
Farès Chaïbi (31') was the scorer for Eintracht Frankfurt.
Fixtures involving HJK have tended to be entertaining ones of late with a lot of goalmouth action being the norm. Over their past 6 clashes alone, a total of 20 goals have been scored for both teams combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 7 of them belonging to HJK.
In their previous fixture, Aberdeen drew 1-1 in the Premiership match with Rangers.
In that game, Aberdeen managed 32% possession and 5 shots at goal with 4 on target. The only player to score for Aberdeen was Bojan Miovski (11'). Rangers had 22 attempts at goal with 10 on target. James Tavernier (94') scored for Rangers.
Demonstrating their appetite for eventful matches, we’ve seen goals 20 times in the prior six matches in which Aberdeen have played, yielding an average of 3.33 goals per fixture. Opposition teams have hit 12 of these goals. However, it remains to be seen whether the trend shall be sustained here in this game.
Head to head
The last league clash featuring these sides was Conference League match day 2 on 05/10/2023 when the final score was Aberdeen 1-1 HJK.
The match was refereed by Daniel Stefański.
Team News: HJK
Valtteri Moren (Knee injury) and Dejan Iliev (Elbow injury) are unavailable for HJK gaffer Toni Korkeakunnas.
Team News: Aberdeen
With a completely healthy squad to pick from, the Aberdeen boss Barry Robson has no fitness concerns whatsoever before this clash.
We’re envisaging that Aberdeen will have a tough ask to breach the defence of this HJK side who we think should end up scoring and staying ahead.
That’s why we have predicted a highly competitive game with a 1-0 victory for HJK at the end of the 90.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Bolt Arena (10,770)
Captain: Miro Tenho
Chairman: Olli-Pekka Lyytikäinen
Manager: Toni Korkeakunnas
Competitions: Veikkausliiga position 1, Conference League Qualifiers (Play Off Round), Conference League (Group G)
🔑 Key Player: Hassane Bandé
Normally used in the Left Wing position, Hassane Bandé was born in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. After having made a senior debut playing for KV Mechelen in the 2017 - 2018 season, the skilful Forward has hit 3 league goals in this Veikkausliiga 2023 campaign to date in 7 appearances.