KuPS defeats Inter Turku 2-0 on Sunday

KUOPIO. KuPS beats Inter Turku with a 2-0 win with a goal from D. Tomas (43') and a goal from J. Ikaunieks (59').

KuPS defeats Inter Turku 2-0 on Sunday

KUOPIO. KuPS tops Inter Turku with a 2-0 win with a goal from D. Tomas (43′) and a goal from J. Ikaunieks (59′). KuPS made the most of its better ball possession (58%).

The match was played at the Savon Sanomat Areena stadium in Kuopio on Sunday and it started at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Ville Nevalainen with the help of Samu Koskinen and Jouni Lemettinen. The 4th official was Miika Pesonen. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 8 degrees Celsius or 46.35 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 61%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 58 Ball Possession 42
Shots
  • 11 Total 5
  • 4 On Target 3
  • 7 Off Target 2
  • 3 Shots blocked 0
  • 93 Attack 60
  • 86 Dangerous attack 34
  • 61 Ball safe​ 69
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 8 Corners 4
Fouls
  • 7 Total 11
  • 2 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 2 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

KuPS had a superior ball possession 58% while Inter Turku was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

KuPS had a more offensive attitude with 86 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why KuPS won the match​.

KuPS shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Inter Turku shot 5 times, 3 on target, 2 off target.

Cards

KuPS received 2 yellow cards (Gabriel Bispo and D. Carrillo). Regarding the opposition, Inter Turku received 1 yellow card (J. Lepisto).

Match Timeline

7'
Joonas Lepistö- Yellow
Gabriel Bispo- Yellow
37'
43'
Joona Veteli- sub ->T. Vayrynen
46'
Henri Toivomaki- sub ->S. Savolainen
46'
56'
58'
Matias Tamminen- sub ->J. Lepisto
59'
72'
72'
Walter Viitala- sub ->M. Riikonen
83'
David Accam- sub ->T. Jyry
83'
Miguel Ángel Nazarit Mina- sub ->J. Hamalainen

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 playing this match, KuPS will have 47 points to remain in the 2nd place. On the other side, Inter Turku will stay with 32 points to remain in the 5th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Veikkausliiga, KuPS will play away with HJK on the 16th of October with a 22-8 head to head in favor of HJK (15 draws).

Inter Turku will host SJK on the 16th of October with a 11-7 head to head record in favor of SJK (6 draws).

KuPS – Formation

KuPS
G
Johannes Kreidl 21.Austria
D
Saku Savolainen 6.Finland
46'
D
Daniel Carrillo 23.Venezuela
56'
D
P. Ferreira 2.Brazil
D
Diogo Tomas 3.Finland
Goals43'
D
M
Jaakko Oksanen 13.Finland
M
Jānis Ikaunieks 10.Latvia
Goals59'
M
Anton Popovits 14.Finland
M
Gabriel Bispo 19.Brazil
37'
F
T. Väyrynen 9.Finland
46'
Substitutes
G
Otso Virtanen 1.Finland
D
Henri Toivomaki 22.Finland
46'
D
Clinton Antwi 25.Ghana
M
Joona Veteli 7.Finland
46'
M
M
Axel Vidjeskog 26.Finland
F
F. Valenčič 30.Slovenia

KuPS started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

The manager Simo Valakari decided to play with the following team: Johannes Kreidl, Taneli Hämäläinen, Diogo Tomas, Paulo Ricardo, Saku Savolainen, Anton Popovitch, Jaakko Oksanen, Daniel Carrillo, Gabriel Bispo, Tim Väyrynen and Jānis Ikaunieks.

The home team had on the bench: Otso Virtanen, Joona Veteli, Sebastian Dahlström, Axel Vidjeskog, Henri Toivomäki, Clinton Antwi and Filip Valenčič.

Substitutions

KuPS made 2 changes: T. Vayrynen for J. Veteli (46′) and S. Savolainen for H. Toivomaki (46′).

Inter Turku – Formation

Inter Turku
G
Matias Riikonen 12.Finland
72'
D
83'
D
Juho Hyvärinen 20.Finland
D
Jussi Niska 2.Finland
D
L. Kuittinen 22.Finland
D
Noah Nurmi 5.Finland
M
Petteri Forsell 10.Finland
M
Aleksi Paananen 19.Finland
M
Tommi Jyry 16.Finland
83'
F
J. Lepistö 13.Finland
58' 7'
F
72'
Substitutes
G
Walter Viitala 1.Finland
72'
D
M. Nazarit 4.Colombia
83'
D
Markus Arsalo 18.Finland
M
D. Accam 14.Ghana
83'
M
T. Fagerström 23.Finland
M
Rober Sierra 27.Spain
72'
F
Matias Tamminen 21.Finland
58'

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

Miguel Grau Piles played with: Matias Riikonen, Juho Hyvärinen, Juuso Hämäläinen, Luka Kuittinen, Jussi Niska, Tommi Jyry, Aleksi Paananen, Noah Nurmi, Petteri Forsell, Joonas Lepistö and Joel Rodríguez.

They had on the bench: Walter Viitala, Miguel Nazarit, David Accam, Markus Arsalo, Matias Tamminen, Tobias Fagerström and Rober Sierra.

Substitutions

Inter Turku made 5 changes: J. Lepisto for M. Tamminen (58′), J. Rodriguez for R. Sierra (72′), M. Riikonen for W. Viitala (72′), T. Jyry for D. Accam (83′) and J. Hamalainen for M. Nazarit (83′).

Results of the day

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