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FC Lahti and Inter Turku meet in Kisapuisto, in a game for the 19th day of the Veikkausliiga. The history of direct matches played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 5 matches won 2 and tied 3. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a game in this stadium, on 09-06- 2016, for Veikkausliiga, FC Lahti won by (1-0). M. Kuningas (20 ‘) scored the only goal of the game. Particular attention is required for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results at home and abroad.
After 7 wins, 8 draws and 2 losses, the home team is currently in the 5 th position, with 29 points won. In the last match, they have lost in an away match against Seinäjoen JK by (1-0), after in the previous match they have won (2-1) at home, against HJK Helsinki. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 2 wins, 8 draws and 5 losses in away matches, with 13 goals scored and 19 conceded; against 10 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss at their stadium, with 23 goals scored and 12 conceded. For the championship, FC Lahti won 18 points out of 24 possible, after 5 wins and 3 draws in the last 8 home matches.
For this competition, they have not lost any of the last 8 home matches. In their away league matches there are a few frequent results at half-time: 1-0 (3 out of 8 matches) and 0-0 (5 out of 8 matches).
The whole Lahti comes to this game with a defeat in the field of SJK, by 1-0, putting a final point to the 12 consecutive games without losing in this Finnish championship. Despite the snub, the locals have managed to stay in the 3rd position of the leaderboard. In this game against Inter Turku, coach Toni Korkeakunnas is expected to play in 4-3-3, favoring possession football and organized flank attacks. On an individual level we highlight forward Henri Anier, this player being the best marker of this formation, with 4 goals. For this game the coach can count on all the players.
After 4 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses, the away team is currently in the 8 th position, with 17 points won. In the last match, they have lost in a home match against KuPS Kuopio by (0-1), after in the previous match they have tied tied in an away match against Ilves, by (1-1). This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses in away matches, with 32 goals scored and 27 conceded; against 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses at their stadium, with 27 goals scored and 18 conceded. For the league, Inter Turku won 12 points out of 27 possible points, after 3 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses in the last 9 home matches. The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, so they have not presented great defensive solidity, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 17 games in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 11 times and never got the comeback.
The whole of Inter Turku comes to this party demoralized, after having added another day without winning in this competition, losing at home to the KuPS by 0-1. Interestingly, visitors present superior performance away from home compared to the games played in their stadium. In this visit to the Lahti stadium, coach John Allen must act with a more cautious strategy, exploring any space to apply the counterattack. The Finn Timo Furuholm is the best marker of Inter Turku, with 7 goals scored. The entire template will be available for this game.
Lahti vs Inter Turku head to head matches
18.09.17 VEI Inter Turku Lahti 1 : 6
10.08.17 VEI Lahti Inter Turku 1 : 0
31.05.17 VEI Inter Turku Lahti 0 : 0
21.08.16 VEI Lahti Inter Turku 1 : 2
09.06.16 VEI Lahti Inter Turku 1 : 0