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SJK take on visitors FC Inter Turku at OmaSP Stadion in the Veikkausliiga tie on Saturday.
All SJK v FC Inter Turku game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - plus the latest betting odds.
SJK, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following a 0-1 Veikkausliiga success versus KTP.
In that match, SJK managed 61% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. KTP got 5 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Paavo Voutilainen (57' Own goal) scored for KTP.
An interesting theme in more recent SJK games is the number of nil scores.
Taking their previous 6 clashes before this one, in as many as 5 of them a wager on both teams scoring would've been a loser.
A look at their previous results shows us that SJK:
- have not been beaten by FC Inter Turku in games played at home for the previous 3 league games.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 5 league matches at home.
FC Inter Turku
Since tasting defeat last time out to HJK in Veikkausliiga action, FC Inter Turku will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, FC Inter Turku managed 51% possession and 4 attempts on goal with 1 on target. The scorer for FC Inter Turku was Petteri Forsell (22'). On the other side, HJK got 7 shots on goal with 4 on target. Lucas Lingman (7'), David Browne (27') and Jair (35') scored for HJK.
Looking at their form, and FC Inter Turku have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 9 goals in all. At the back, FC Inter Turku certainly have room for improvement. Regardless, time will tell whether the trend will continue on in this next match or not.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head to head meetings stretching back to 27/10/2018 shows that SJK have won 4 of these games and FC Inter Turku 1, with the tally of drawn matches being 1.
18 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 10 of them from SJK and 8 netted by Sinimustat. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.
The last league contest featuring these sides was Veikkausliiga match day 2 on 18/06/2021 when the final score was FC Inter Turku 2-0 SJK.
The referee was Oliver Reitala.
Team News: SJK
The SJK manager Jani Honkavaara does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this match with a fully healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: FC Inter Turku
Owing to a fully healthy group available for selection, the FC Inter Turku boss Jose Riveiro has no fitness worries whatsoever before this game.
Our feeling is that FC Inter Turku and SJK are probably both going to find scoring goals difficult here.
Let’s see how this one goes, but it looks this could be a game with minimal goal-scoring opportunities. With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a very competitive game with a 0-0 draw at the end of the 90.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: OmaSP Stadion (5,817)
Captain: Mehmet Hetemaj
Chairman: Raimo Sarajärvi
Manager: Jani Honkavaara
Competitions: Veikkausliiga position 4
⭐ Key Man: Ariel Ngueukam
Mostly used in the Striker position, Ariel Ngueukam was born in Cameroon. Having played his first senior match for FC Lahti in the 2012 season, the accomplished Forward has got 4 league goals in this Veikkausliiga 2021 campaign so far in 17 appearances.