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FC Haka will be taking on visiting opponents FC Lahti at Tehtaan kenttä in this Veikkausliiga clash on Saturday.
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FC Haka go into this game following a 0-0 Veikkausliiga tied result versus AC Oulu.
Their more recent scorelines shine a light on the fact that not much more can be done by the FC Haka rearguard. FC Haka have given the opposition little, seeing the number of goals that have flown into the back of their net during their last six clashes standing at 3.
Taking a look at their past results, FC Haka:
- have not lost a league tie with FC Lahti in their last 4 games.
- are undefeated in their last 3 league matches at home.
FC Lahti head into the encounter after a 2-1 Veikkausliiga win against KTP in their previous match.
In that game, FC Lahti managed 60% possession and 8 shots at goal with 7 on target. For FC Lahti, the goals were scored by Altin Zeqiri (41') and Loorents Hertsi (56'). KTP had 2 shots at goal with 2 on target. Mohamadou Sissoko (92') was the scorer for KTP.
The stats tell the story, and FC Lahti have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 8 goals overall. In defence, FC Lahti have not been doing too well. In any event, time will tell if that pattern will be sustained in this upcoming game.
Leading up to this clash, FC Lahti:
- haven't won against FC Haka when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
- have not lost to FC Haka in games played away from home for the previous 4 matches in the league. Away fans have certainly had plenty to cheer about.
Head to head
A review of their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 20/06/2012 shows that FC Haka have won 2 of these games and FC Lahti 1, with the number of drawn matches being 3.
An aggregate of 12 goals were scored between them in this period, with 6 of them from Haka and 6 netted by Mustat kuhnurit. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.
The previous league clash featuring the two was Veikkausliiga match day 19 on 13/08/2021 which ended up with the score at FC Lahti 0-2 FC Haka.
In that game, FC Lahti had 55% possession and 7 shots on goal with 1 on target.
FC Haka had 5 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Aleksandar Vučenović (16', 39') scored.
The referee was Ville Nevalainen.
Team News: FC Haka
The FC Haka manager Teemu Tainio will be happy not to have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this clash owing to a fully healthy group available to select from.
Team News: FC Lahti
Thanks to a completely injury-free squad available to select from, the FC Lahti manager Ilir Zeneli has no fitness worries to speak of coming into this match.
We envisage that FC Lahti certainly have the ability to score a goal against this FC Haka side, however that realistically won’t be enough to prevent defeat.
Our selection here is for a 2-1 win for FC Haka at the end of the match. Should be an interesting one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Tehtaan kenttä (3,516)
Captain: Jacob Bushue
Chairman: Marko Laaksonen
Manager: Teemu Tainio
Competitions: Veikkausliiga position 9
⭐ Star Player: Aleksandar Vučenović
Mostly deployed in the Striker position, Aleksandar Vučenović was born in Austria. After having made a senior debut playing for SKN St. Pölten in the 2016 - 2017 season, the accomplished Forward has accumulated 4 league goals in the Veikkausliiga 2021 campaign to date in 15 appearances.