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The Veikkausliiga meeting at Tapiolan Urheilupuisto on Saturday sees home side FC Honka up against KTP.
Our FC Honka v KTP predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below (including the best match odds).
FC Honka will be looking for an improved result here following a 0-3 Veikkausliiga defeat last time out to Helsinki IFK.
In that match, FC Honka managed 52% possession and 5 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. HIFK Fotboll got 4 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Kei Kamara (3', 21') and Sakari Mattila (68') scored for Helsinki IFK.
Fixtures involving FC Honka have tended to be exciting ones recently with a lot of goalmouth action expected. Over their past 6 games alone, a grand total of 22 goals have flown in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.67 goals per game) with 11 of those belonging to FC Honka.
After being beaten in their last game against FC Inter Turku in Veikkausliiga competition, KTP and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that game, KTP had 46% possession and 6 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The scorer for KTP was Asier Arranz (80'). On the other side, FC Inter Turku got 14 shots at goal with 8 of them on target. Benjamin Källman (30'), Timo Furuholm (53') and Matias Ojala (73') scored for FC Inter Turku.
The numbers tell their own story, and KTP have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 13 goals overall. At the back, KTP certainly have room for improvement. Nevertheless, we’ll just have to find out if the trend shall be maintained here in this game.
Going into this one, KTP haven’t won away from home in the past 7 league matches.
Head to head
The last league meeting featuring these clubs was Veikkausliiga match day 6 on 07/05/2021 when it ended KTP 1-3 FC Honka.
The referee was Jari Järvinen.
Team News: FC Honka
The FC Honka manager Vesa Vasara has a full complement, with no fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this match with a completely healthy squad ready to go.
Team News: KTP
Owing to a fully injury-free group ready to go, the KTP manager Gabriel Garcia Xatart does not have any fitness concerns to speak of before this game.
For this match, we think that FC Honka have it within them to be able to score a couple when they face KTP, who might well find it a difficult task to score themselves.
We can therefore see a fairly comfortable 2-0 margin for FC Honka at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Tapiolan Urheilupuisto (4,100)
Captain: Duarte Tammilehto
Chairman: Färid Ainetdin
Manager: Vesa Vasara
Competitions: Veikkausliiga position 7, Conference League Qualifiers (1st Qualifying), Conference League Qualifiers (2nd Qualifying)
⭐ Star Player: Jean Marie Dongou
Generally deployed in the Striker position, Jean Marie Dongou was born in Douala, Cameroon. Having made a first senior appearance for Barcelona B in the 2011 - 2012 season, the accomplished Forward has managed to score 3 league goals in this Veikkausliiga 2021 season so far in a total of 13 appearances.