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FC Lahti visit Tehtaan kenttä on Tuesday for the Veikkausliiga tie with home team FC Haka.
Our FC Haka v FC Lahti predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - plus the latest betting odds.
FC Haka will be wanting a better result here following a 1-2 Veikkausliiga loss in their previous game against HJK.
The only scorer from FC Haka was Ishmael Yartey (72'). David Browne (53') and Luís Henrique (61') scored for HJK.
Three or more goals per match have been seen in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where FC Haka have played. Their opponents scored 10 of them in this period whereas Haka totted up 7.
Their previous form shows that FC Haka:
- have not been beaten in the league by FC Lahti in their previous 2 matches.
- have not won against FC Lahti in their previous 3 matches in the league.
- are without a win at home for the past 3 matches in the league.
FC Lahti will go into the match following a 3-1 Veikkausliiga win with the downing of Ilves in their previous game.
In that game, FC Lahti managed 45% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 7 on target. For FC Lahti, the goals were scored by Jasin Assehnoun (36'), Geoffrey Chinedu (44') and Altin Zeqiri (92'). Ilves got 10 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. Eric Oteng (26') scored for Ilves.
In the course of their 6 most recent matches, Ilir Zeneli's FC Lahti have turned their attacks into goals 11 times, yielding them the goals per game average of 1.83.
Ahead of this clash, FC Lahti haven't been beaten by FC Haka when they've played them away from home in the last 3 league games.
Head to head
A review of their past head to head clashes stretching back to 06/08/2010 shows us that FC Haka have won 1 of these games and FC Lahti 2, with the tally of drawn games standing at 3.
An aggregate of 9 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 3 from Haka and 6 for Mustat kuhnurit. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 1.5.
The last league contest featuring these sides was Veikkausliiga match day 20 on 19/10/2020 which finished with the scoreline of FC Lahti 0-0 FC Haka.
The match was refereed by Joni Hyytia.
Team News: FC Haka
FC Haka manager Teemu Tainio will be grateful not to have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this game owing to a fully injury-free group available to choose from.
Team News: FC Lahti
Due to a fully healthy group to choose from, FC Lahti manager Ilir Zeneli has no fitness worries to report before this match.
Our thinking is that FC Lahti and FC Haka may well find themselves both scoring in what promises to be a very even battle here.
A close call, and we think a draw is quite likely. Our tip is therefore for a close game with a 1-1 score draw at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Tehtaan kenttä (3,516)
Captain: Jacob Bushue
Chairman: Marko Laaksonen
Manager: Teemu Tainio
Competitions: Veikkausliiga position 8