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TPS Turku journey to Bolt Arena on Thursday for the Veikkausliiga clash with home side HJK.
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HJK head into this game coming off the back of a 0-0 Veikkausliiga stalemate against FC Honka.
Fixtures with HJK have tended to be entertaining encounters lately with plenty of scoring being the norm. Over their past 6 games alone, the sum of 20 goals have been recorded for both sides combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 14 of those belonging to Klubi. We shall soon find out whether or not that trend will be continued on here.
Pre-game facts show that HJK:
- haven't lost in the league to TPS Turku in their previous 6 matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 7 home league matches.
Previously, TPS Turku drew 1-1 in the Veikkausliiga match with FC Lahti.
The only scorer from TPS Turku was Santeri Haarala (46'). Mikko Viitikko (83') was the scorer for FC Lahti.
Over the course of their last six clashes, TPS Turku have amassed the sum of 7 goals. Tepsi have also managed to score in every single one of those games. During those fixtures, they’ve seen 8 goals go against them.
Their previous form shows that TPS Turku:
- are winless against HJK when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 league games.
- are without a win away from home in their last 4 league games.
Head to head
Looking at past results between these clubs going back to 23/06/2014 shows that these fixtures have not been happy ones for TPS Turku. They’ve not managed to get themselves any victories whatsoever while HJK have been dominant against them, getting wins in 100% of those matches.
20 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 18 of them for Klubi and 2 being from Tepsi. That’s an average goals per game of 3.33.
The last league contest between the two was Veikkausliiga match day 5 on 22/07/2020 when it finished TPS Turku 0-2 HJK.
The match was refereed by Ville Nevalainen.
Team News: HJK
HJK boss Toni Koskela has no fitness worries to speak of before this clash with a fully injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: TPS Turku
With a fully injury-free group to choose from, TPS Turku manager Jonatan Johannson does not have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this game.
We envisage that TPS Turku have enough to put a goal past this HJK lineup, but it realistically won’t prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We think that it’s going to be both teams to score in a 2-1 winning score for HJK after the 90. There looks to be little in this one.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Bolt Arena (10,770)
Captain: Nikolai Alho
Chairman: Olli-Pekka Lyytikäinen
Manager: Toni Koskela
Competitions: Veikkausliiga position 1
🔑 Star Player: Roope Riski
Typically taking up the Striker position, Roope Riski was born in Askainen, Finland. Having played his first senior match for TPS Turku in the 2010 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed to score 10 league goals in the Veikkausliiga 2020 campaign so far from a total of 14 appearances.