HJK grabs a 2-1 win against Honka

ESBO. HJK topped Honka to win 2-1. A goal from A. Olusanya was decisive in the 90min.

HJK grabs a 2-1 win against Honka

ESBO. HJK bested Honka to win 2-1. A goal from A. Olusanya was decisive in the 90min. It was HJK to strike first with an early goal of S. Vaananen at the 3′. Then it was a goal in the 84′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, A. Olusanya gave the win to HJK in the 90′ minute with a goal. Honka lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (57%).

The match was played at the Tapiolan Urheilupuisto stadium in Esbo on Sunday and it started at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Peiman Simani with the collaboration of Mika Lamppu and Riku Vihreävuori. The 4th official was Oliver Reitala. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 16 degrees Celsius or 60.71 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 55%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 57 Ball Possession 43
Shots
  • 7 Total 7
  • 3 On Target 4
  • 4 Off Target 3
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 147 Attack 125
  • 100 Dangerous attack 82
  • 119 Ball safe​ 112
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 5
Fouls
  • 17 Total 12
  • 3 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Honka had a superior ball possession 57% while HJK was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Honka was more aggressive with 100 dangerous attacks and 7 shots of which 3 were on target. Nonetheless, HJK succeeded in find the solution to win this match.​

Honka shot 7 times, 3 on target, 4 off target. On the other side, HJK shot 7 times, 4 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

Honka received 3 yellow cards (A. Hernandez, F. Krebs and E. Arko-Mensah). Talking about the opposition, HJK received 1 yellow card (P. Arajuuri).

Match Timeline

3'
S. Vaananen(goal)
46'
P. Hetemaj- sub ->M. Abubakari
46'
P. Soiri- sub ->Murilo
46'
S. Hostikka- sub ->C. Terho
A. Hernandez- Yellow
61'
O. Koskinen- sub ->D. Bagaric
66'
O. Koskinen- sub ->D. Bagaric
66'
F. Krebs- Yellow
72'
L. Kaufmann- sub ->M. Rale
77'
L. Kaufmann- sub ->M. Rale
77'
80'
J. Toivio- sub ->A. Halme
E. Arko-Mensah- Yellow
81'
J. Voutilainen(goal)
84'
90'
A. Olusanya(goal)
90'
P. Arajuuri- Yellow

Standings

Standings
Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
49
22
47
22
41
22
37
22
31
22
30
22
25
22
22
22
18
22
9
22

After this match, Honka will stay with 41 points to remain in the 3rd place. On the other side, HJK will have 49 points to hold in the 1st place.

Next matches

Honka – Formation

Honka
G
M. Rudakov 1.Russia
D
H. Aalto 5.Finland
D
A. Hernández Basanta 23.Colombia
61'
D
R. Muati Modesto 17.Portugal
D
E. Arko-Mensah 15.Ghana
81'
D
M. Rale 20.Finland
77'
D
V. Koski 21.Finland
M
K. Jansen 8.Netherlands
M
J. Voutilainen 6.Finland
Goals84'
M
F. Krebs 11.Germany
72'
F
D. Bagarić 39.Croatia
66'
Substitutes
G
R. Paunio 12.Finland
D
F. Baak 3.Germany
D
E. Äijälä 47.Finland
M
L. Paz 10.Brazil
77'
M
S. Heiskanen 19.Finland
M
D. Tammilehto 33.Finland
M
O. Koskinen 88.Finland
66'

Honka started with a conservative line-up (4-5-1).

The manager Vesa Vasara decided to play with the following team: Maksim Rudakov, Henri Aalto, Ville Koski, Aldayr Hernández, Matias Rale, Rui Modesto, Florian Krebs, Jerry Voutilainen, Kevin Jansen, Edmund Arko-Mensah and Dražen Bagarić.

The home team had on the bench: Florian Baak, Lucas Kaufmann, Roope Paunio, Saku Heiskanen, Duarte Tammilehto, Elias Äijälä and Otso Koskinen.

Substitutions

Honka made 4 changes: D. Bagaric for O. Koskinen (66′), D. Bagaric for O. Koskinen (66′), M. Rale for L. Kaufmann (77′) and M. Rale for L. Kaufmann (77′).

HJK – Formation

HJK
G
C. Hazard 1.Northern Ireland
D
P. Arajuuri 2.Finland
90'
D
M. Tenho 15.Finland
D
A. Halme 6.Finland
80'
D
M. de Araujo 20.Brazil
46'
M
M. Peltola 14.Finland
M
N. Boujellab 10.Germany
M
S. Väänänen 21.Finland
Goals3'
F
A. Olusanya 29.Finland
Goals90'
F
A. Abubakari 77.Ghana
46'
F
C. Terho 19.Finland
46'
Substitutes
G
J. Tånnander 12.Sweden
D
J. Toivio 4.Finland
80'
M
P. Soiri 23.Finland
46'
M
A. Tanaka 37.Japan
M
P. Hetemaj 56.Finland
46'
F
S. Hostikka 7.Finland
46'
F
D. Browne 24.Papua New Guinea

HJK started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

Toni Koskela played with: Conor Hazard, Miro Tenho, Paulus Arajuuri, Aapo Halme, Casper Terho, Matti Peltola, Nassim Boujellab, Santeri Väänänen, Murilo, Malik Abubakari and Anthony Olusanya.

They had on the bench: Joona Toivio, Santeri Hostikka, Jakob Tånnander, Pyry Soiri, David Browne, Atomu Tanaka and Përparim Hetemaj.

Substitutions

HJK made 4 changes: C. Terho for S. Hostikka (46′), M. Abubakari for P. Hetemaj (46′), Murilo for P. Soiri (46′) and A. Halme for J. Toivio (80′).

Results of the day

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