ESBO. Honka was able to turn the tables against Inter Turku to win 2-1. All goals were scored in the second half. It was Inter Turku to strike first with a goal of M. Tamminen at the 48′. Then it was a goal in the 49′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, K. Jansen gave the win to Honka in the 86′ minute. Honka was decisively superior in terms of ball possession (61%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
M. Arsalo received a red card (63′). This red card was one of the reason why Inter Turku lost the match.
The match was played at the Tapiolan Urheilupuisto stadium in Esbo on Saturday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. The referee was Antti Munukka assisted by Riku Vihreävuori and Arttu Kuukasjärvi. The 4th official was Oliver Reitala. The weather was rainy. The temperature was cold at 7.8 degrees Celsius or 46.04 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 94%.
Honka had a superior ball possession 61% while Inter Turku was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Honka was more pushing with 79 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 6 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Honka won the match.
Honka shot 15 times, 6 on target, 9 off target. Talking about the opposition, Inter Turku shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target.
Honka received 1 yellow card (A. Sadiku). On the opposite side, Inter Turku received 2 yellow cards (R. Mahuta and ).
Also, Inter Turku didn’t end the match with 11 players after M. Arsalo (Inter Turku) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (63′).
After playing this contest, Honka will have 13 points to remain in the 3rd place. On the other side, Inter Turku will stay with 9 points like Haka to hold in the 4th place.
In the next match in the Veikkausliiga, Honka will host Ilves on the 20th of May with a 5-2 head to head statistic in favor of Honka (3 draws).
Inter Turku will play away agasint VPS on the 19th of May with a 13-9 head to head record in favor of Inter Turku (14 draws).
Honka – Formation
Honka adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Vesa Vasara decided to play with the following team: .
Honka made 3 changes: F. Krebs for D. Tammilehto (66′), A. Sadiku for A. Katanic (85′) and K. Jansen for K. Rasimus (90′).
Inter Turku – Formation
Also Inter Turku adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Miguel Grau Piles played with: .
Inter Turku made 2 changes: R. Mahuta for J. Lepisto (58′) and R. Arciero for J. Hyvarinen (80′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Veikkausliiga.