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VPS Vaasa make the trip to Väre Areena on Sunday for the Veikkausliiga meeting with home team KuPS.
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KuPS go into this fixture coming off the back of a 2-2 Veikkausliiga drawn game against HJK.
In that match, KuPS managed 40% possession and 7 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. For KuPS, the scorers were Axel Vidjeskog (14') and Tete Yengi (58'). On the other side, HJK had 7 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. Matti Peltola (44') and Bojan Radulović (50') scored for HJK.
KuPS haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, netting in one hundred percent of their last 6 matches.
They have hit an aggregate of 15 during that time while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 7.
VPS Vaasa head into the clash after a 1-2 Veikkausliiga win versus IFK Mariehamn in their most recent outing.
In that match, VPS Vaasa had 51% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. For VPS Vaasa, goals were scored by Peter Godly Michael (7') and Yevgeni Bashkirov (30'). At the other end, IFK Mariehamn had 8 shots on goal with 2 on target. Robin Sid (14') scored for IFK Mariehamn.
Over the course of their previous half-dozen clashes, VPS Vaasa have amassed a tally of 15 goals. VPS Vaasa have also managed to score on each one of those occasions. Over that period, they have had 5 goals go against them. Such a pattern might not follow through into this game, however.
Head to head
Looking at their past head to head clashes dating back to 17/06/2019 shows that KuPS have won 5 of these games and VPS Vaasa 1, with the number of drawn results standing at 0.
A combined total of 16 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 13 for Keltamusta and 3 belonging to Vepsi. The average goals per game has been 2.67.
The last league fixture between these clubs was Veikkausliiga match day 14 on 08/07/2023 which ended up with the score at KuPS 0-1 VPS Vaasa.
The referee was Joni Hyytia.
Team News: KuPS
The KuPS manager Jani Honkavaara has a full complement, with no fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game owing to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from.
Team News: VPS Vaasa
Owing to a completely injury-free squad to choose from, the VPS Vaasa manager Jussi Nuorela has no fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash.
Our feeling is that VPS Vaasa should be able to break down this KuPS side, but it may not be as many as they will have scored against them.
We’re predicting a 2-1 victory for KuPS at the end of this one. We’ll have to see what happens.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Väre Areena (5,000)
Captain: Henri Toivomäki
Chairman: Markku Raatikainen
Manager: Jani Honkavaara
Competitions: Veikkausliiga position 2
⭐ Star Player: Arttu Heinonen
Normally deployed in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Arttu Heinonen was born in Finland. Having made a first senior appearance for FC Lahti in the 2022 season, the talented Midfielder has managed to score 5 league goals in this Veikkausliiga 2023 campaign so far from a total of 17 appearances.