Inter Turku and HIFK draw 2-2 on Saturday

TURKU. Inter Turku recovers against HIFK with a goal on the E. Markkanen 3' and a penalty kick on the S. Mattila 80'.

Inter Turku and HIFK draw 2-2 on Saturday

TURKU. Inter Turku recovers against HIFK with a goal on the E. Markkanen 3′ and a penalty kick on the S. Mattila 80′.

B. Kallman didn’t convert a decisive penalty (85′). That would have allowed Inter Turku to win the match.​

The match was played at the Veritas Stadion stadium in Turku on Saturday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. The referee was Petri Viljanen who had the assistance of Antti Kemppinen and Määttänen Janne. The 4th official was Samuli Stenman. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 13 degrees Celsius or 55.45 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 62%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 48 Ball Possession 52
Shots
  • 8 Total 5
  • 3 On Target 2
  • 5 Off Target 3
  • 2 Shots blocked 1
  • 128 Attack 94
  • 54 Dangerous attack 22
  • 82 Ball safe​ 70
  • 1 Penalties 1
  • 7 Corners 1
Fouls
  • 12 Total 8
  • 2 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 1
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 1

Ball possession

None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. Inter Turku was in possession of the ball for 48% of the time vs. HIFK that controlled the ball for 52% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Inter Turku was more aggressive with 54 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 3 were on target. Notwithstanding, that was not enough Inter Turku to win the match​.

Inter Turku shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target. Talking about the opposition, HIFK shot 5 times, 2 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

Inter Turku received 2 yellow cards (A. Paananen and D. Haro). On the other side, HIFK received 3 yellow cards (Pipe, O. Malolo and Beto).

Also, HIFK didn’t end the match with 11 players after S. Eremenko (HIFK) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (85′).

Match Timeline

3'
E. Markkanen(goal)S. Mattila
T. Jyry(goal)
17'
R. Mahuta- sub ->J. Niska
31'
A. Paananen- Yellow
37'
46'
J. Ali- sub ->K. Isaksson
T. Jyry(goal)
47'
J. Lepisto- sub ->A. Paananen
61'
J. Hyvarinen- sub ->M. Tamminen
73'
75'
Pipe- Yellow
75'
A. Kujanpaa- sub ->M. Ahadi
D. Haro- Yellow
79'
80'
S. Mattila(penalty)
81'
O. Malolo- Yellow
85'
S. Eremenko- Red
B. Kallman- missed penalty
85'
90'
Beto- Yellow

Standings

Standings
Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
29
12
26
13
23
11
18
12
15
11
15
12
13
11
12
12
9
12
6
11

After this match, Inter Turku will have 10 points to remain in the 4th place. Talking about the opposition, HIFK will have 3 points to remain in the 12th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Veikkausliiga, Inter Turku will play away against VPS on the 19th of May with a 13-9 head to head statistic in favor of Inter Turku (14 draws).

HIFK will host KuPS on the 23rd of May with a 10-1 head to head record in favor of KuPS (5 draws).

Inter Turku – Formation

Inter Turku started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Miguel Grau Piles decided to play with the following team: .

Substitutions

Inter Turku made 3 changes: J. Niska for R. Mahuta (31′), A. Paananen for J. Lepisto (61′) and M. Tamminen for J. Hyvarinen (73′).

HIFK – Formation

HIFK started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

Mika-Matti Paatelainen played with: .

Substitutions

HIFK made 2 changes: K. Isaksson for J. Ali (46′) and M. Ahadi for A. Kujanpaa (75′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Veikkausliiga.​