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The Veikkausliiga meeting at Savon Sanomat Areena on Monday will see home side KuPS up against opponents in FC Inter Turku.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for KuPS v FC Inter Turku are shown below - along with the latest match odds.
KuPS, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 0-1 Veikkausliiga victory versus SJK.
The only name on the scoresheet from KuPS was Urho Nissilä (20').
Over their last six fixtures, Simo Valakari's KuPS have scored a total of 10 times giving them an average number of goals per match equal to 1.67.
Going into this encounter, KuPS have not won against FC Inter Turku in their last 2 league matches.
FC Inter Turku
FC Inter Turku head into the game following a 3-0 Veikkausliiga win versus IFK Mariehamn in their previous outing.
For FC Inter Turku, the scorers were Matias Ojala (25'), Martti Haukioja (55') and Timo Furuholm (66').
The stats tell the story, and FC Inter Turku have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 6 goals in all. Defensively, Sinimustat have not been doing too well. Previous results aside, time will tell whether that pattern will be maintained in this match or not.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that FC Inter Turku:
- have not emerged victorious against KuPS when they have played them away from home in the previous 4 league games. They'll be keen to stop this run.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head duels going back to 17/05/2019, there is nothing to separate the two clubs with KuPS winning 3 of those games, FC Inter Turku 3 and 0 being draws in regulation time.
A sum of 9 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 5 for Keltamusta and 4 belonging to Sinimustat. That’s an average goals per game of 1.5.
The last league game between these clubs was Veikkausliiga match day 8 on 24/04/2021 when it ended FC Inter Turku 1-0 KuPS.
The referee was Petri Viljanen.
Team News: KuPS
KuPS boss Simo Valakari will be grateful not to have any fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this game owing to a fully healthy group available to choose from.
Team News: FC Inter Turku
Due to a completely healthy squad available to choose from, FC Inter Turku boss Jose Riveiro does not have any fitness worries at all coming into this match.
We’re thinking that FC Inter Turku will have to perform well to register a score against this KuPS lineup who we think should gain the upper hand.
Our tip is therefore for a good tussle with a 1-0 winning margin for KuPS after 90 minutes.
Let’s see how it plays out.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Savon Sanomat Areena (5,000)
Captain: Bismark Adjei-Boateng
Chairman: Jarmo Heiskanen
Manager: Simo Valakari
Competitions: Veikkausliiga position 5, Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
⭐ Key Player: Santeri Haarala
Usually taking up the Left Wing position, Santeri Haarala was born in Tampere, Finland. Having played his first senior match for Ilves in the 2017 season, the accomplished Forward has got 2 league goals in this Veikkausliiga 2021 campaign to date in a total of 7 appearances.