TAMPERE. Ilves beats Mariehamn 1-0 after P. Pennanen scored just 1 goal (83′).
The match was played at the Ratinan Stadion stadium in Tampere on Sunday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Mohammad Al Emara with the help of Jan Peter Aravirta and Simo Mynttinen. The 4th official was Kalle Mäkinen. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 11.7 degrees Celsius or 53.1 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 45%.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Ilves was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. Mariehamn that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.
Ilves was more aggressive with 90 dangerous attacks and 5 shots of which 1 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Ilves won the encounter.
Ilves shot 5 times, 1 on target, 4 off target. On the other side, Mariehamn shot 6 times, 4 on target, 2 off target.
Ilves received 1 yellow card (P. Pennanen). On the opposite side, Mariehamn received 2 yellow cards (Y. Baliso and ).
After playing this match, Ilves will have 7 points like VPS and Mariehamn to stay in the 9th place. On the opposite side, Mariehamn will stay with 7 points like VPS and Ilves to stay in the 10th place.
Mariehamn will play away against SJK on the 21st of May with a 8-8 head to head stats.
Ilves: Formation and Lineups
Ilves adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Toni Kallio chose to play with the following team: Rasmus Leislahti, Aapo Mäenpää, Kalle Katz, Mikael Almen, Tuomas Ollila, Axel Vidjeskog, Petteri Pennanen, Tuure Siira, Kai Meriluoto, Ariel Ngueukam and Eric Oteng.
Ilves made 4 changes: E. Oteng for Y. Moussa (68′), A. Vidjeskog for D. Arifi (77′), A. Ngueukam for M. Sarr (77′) and K. Meriluoto for T. Miettunen (87′).
Mariehamn: Formation and Lineups
Also Mariehamn adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
On the other side, Daniel Norrmen (Ahnstrom) played with: Elmo Henriksson, Jiri Nissinen, Timi Lahti, Jean-Christophe Coubronne, Mikko Sumusalo, Alvaro Ngamba, Mohammed Abubakari, Yanga Balison, Robin Sid, De and John Owoeri.
Mariehamn made 5 changes: De for V. Hambo (60′), J. Owoeri for R. Sjoroos (60′), J. Nissinen for M. Kahnberg (72′), M. Sumusalo for B. Mensah (86′) and Y. Baliso for J. Latonen (87′).