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FC Honka journey to Lahden Stadion on Monday for the Veikkausliiga clash with hosts FC Lahti.
Our tips, poll and stats for FC Lahti v FC Honka can all be found here (inc. the best betting odds).
FC Lahti will be looking for another win after the 1-3 Veikkausliiga victory versus TPS Turku.
For FC Lahti, the scorers were Jasin-Amin Assehnoun (45'), Vahid Hambo (63') and Pyry Lampinen (91'). Masahudu Alhassan (50') scored for TPS Turku.
Three or more goals per game were seen in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where FC Lahti have taken part. Opposing sides scored 10 of them in this period while Mustat kuhnurit totted up 8.
Coming into this fixture, FC Lahti are without a home win in the past 4 league games. Their supporters are understandably frustrated.
FC Honka go into this meeting after a 1-0 Veikkausliiga win with the eclipse of RoPS in their previous fixture.
The only scorer from FC Honka was Borjas Martín (17').
In 5 of the past six games featuring FC Honka, a comparatively low number of goals have gone in between them and opposing teams. The overall average goals scored per game during that period is just 1.83, with the number of goals averaged by Honka standing at 1.17. We will see whether or not that trend will be continued on here.
A look at their previous results shows us that FC Honka:
- are winless against FC Lahti in games played away from home for the previous 3 matches in the league.
- have not been beaten in their last 6 away league matches.
- have not won away from home in their last 3 league games.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head duels dating back to 25/10/2014, both clubs have shared the honours with FC Lahti winning 2 of those games, FC Honka 2 and 2 being draws in regulation time.
A combined total of 13 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 6 of them for Mustat kuhnurit and 7 belonging to Honka. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.17.
The last league game between these sides was Veikkausliiga match day 20 on 19/08/2019 which finished with the scoreline of FC Lahti 3-2 FC Honka.
The referee was Mohammad Al-Emara.
Team News: FC Lahti
FC Lahti boss Ilir Zeneli doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of ahead of this game with a fully healthy group ready to go.
Team News: FC Honka
Out of a mainly available group of players, there’s just the one fitness worry for the FC Honka gaffer Vesa Vasara to contend with. Macoumba Kandji (Hamstring Injury) misses out for this game.
We’re thinking that FC Lahti might need a bit of good fortune to register a score against this FC Honka outfit who we think might be able to grind out a win.
Our tip is therefore for a very competitive encounter with a 0-1 victory for FC Honka when all is said and done.
A close call.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Lahden Stadion (14,465)
Captain: Kari Arkivuo
Chairman: Mika Halttunen
Manager: Ilir Zeneli
Competitions: Veikkausliiga position 7
⭐ Key Man: Jasin-Amin Assehnoun
Regularly taking up the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Jasin-Amin Assehnoun was born in Finland. Having made a first senior appearance for FC Lahti in the 2020 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has scored a sum of 2 league goals in the Veikkausliiga 2020 season so far coming from a total of 5 appearances.