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FC Honka will host the visiting IFK Mariehamn at Tapiolan Urheilupuisto in this Veikkausliiga tie on Thursday.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for FC Honka v IFK Mariehamn, scroll down (inc. the best betting odds).
FC Honka prepare for this fixture after a 1-1 Veikkausliiga drawn game against Helsinki IFK.
The only player to score from FC Honka was Borjas Martín (93'). Sakari Tukiainen (38') scored for Helsinki IFK.
Vesa Vasara's FC Honka have seen rewards for their attempts on goal a sum total of 8 times over their preceding six outings. The comparative number of goals that have been scored against them in those fixtures is 6.
Looking at the pre-match facts, FC Honka:
- have not been beaten in the league by IFK Mariehamn in their last 3 matches.
- have not won at home in their last 2 league matches.
After being defeated in their last game at the hands of FC Lahti in Veikkausliiga competition, IFK Mariehamn and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
The only name on the scoresheet from IFK Mariehamn was Peter Makrillos (20'). Dimitry Imbongo (63', 73') and Jasin-Amin Assehnoun (92') scored for FC Lahti.
Looking at their form, and IFK Mariehamn have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 12 goals in total. Defensively, Grönvitt have been far from perfect.
Coming into this contest, IFK Mariehamn are without an away win for the past 5 league games.
Head to head
A review of their past head-to-head meetings going back to 15/04/2019 shows that FC Honka have won 3 of these and IFK Mariehamn 1, with the tally of drawn results being 2.
An aggregate of 15 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 9 from Honka and 6 netted by Grönvitt. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.5.
Team News: FC Honka
FC Honka manager Vesa Vasara will be thankful to have no fitness concerns at all ahead of this clash owing to a fully injury-free squad to choose from.
Team News: IFK Mariehamn
Due to a fully injury-free group to choose from, IFK Mariehamn boss Lukasz Syberyjski has zero fitness concerns at all before this match.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that FC Honka will probably be able to score a couple when they play IFK Mariehamn, who may well struggle to score themselves.
We can therefore see a fairly comfortable 2-0 margin for FC Honka when the full-time whistle blows.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Tapiolan Urheilupuisto (5,000)
Captain: Duarte Tammilehto
Chairman: Färid Ainetdin
Manager: Vesa Vasara
Competitions: Veikkausliiga position 4
⭐ Key Man: Borjas Martín
Mostly used in the Striker position, Borjas Martín was born in La Villa y Puerto de Tazacorte, Spain. After having made a senior debut playing for FC Honka in the 2018 season, the dangerous Forward has managed 3 league goals in the Veikkausliiga 2020 season so far coming from a total of 18 appearances.