KuPS 1-0 HIFK: conquers 1-0 with a goal scored by C. Antwi

HELSINKI. KuPS overcomes HIFK 1-0 after C. Antwi scored just 1 goal (26').

HIFK-vs-KuPS-0-1-Veikkausliiga

HELSINKI. KuPS tops HIFK 1-0 after C. Antwi scored just 1 goal (26′). KuPS took advantage of its superior ball possession (60%).

The match was played at the Bolt Arena stadium in Helsinki on Monday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 16.9 degrees Celsius or 62.47 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 39%.​

Match Statistics

KuPS was in firm control of the ball 60% while HIFK was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

KuPS was more aggressive with 78 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons KuPS won the match.​

HIFK shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, KuPS shot 15 times, 6 on target, 9 off target.

Cards

HIFK received 1 yellow card (M. Ahadi). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to KuPS.

After playing this match, HIFK will stay with 3 points to stay in the 12th place. On the opposite side, KuPS will have 22 points to stay in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 26'
    26'

    C. Antwi

    Talles

  • 76'
    76'

    M. Ahadi

  • 79'
    79'

    H. Uzochokwu

    H. Toivomaki

  • 79'
    79'

    I. Jarvinen

    Talles

  • 82'
    82'

    J. Ali

    D. Lutumba-Pitah

  • 88'
    88'

    E. Puro

    M. Ahadi

  • 88'
    88'

    S. Haarala

    T. Vayrynen

Next match

In the upcoming Veikkausliiga match, HIFK will host Honka on the 29th of May with a 4-1 head to head in favor of HIFK (1 draw).

KuPS will host HJK on the 29th of May with a 22-8 head to head stats in favor of HJK (13 draws).

HIFK: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Mika-Matti Paatelainen chose to play with the following team: Beto, Macario Hing-Glover, Sakari Mattila, Jesse Nikki, Felipe Sáez, Aatu Kujanpää, Obed Malolo, Maximus Tainio, Mosawer Ahadi, Eero Markkanen and Didis Lutumba-Pitah.

Substitutes

HIFK made 2 changes: D. Lutumba-Pitah for J. Ali (82′) and M. Ahadi for E. Puro (88′).

KuPS: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Simo Valakari played with: Johannes Kreidl, Diogo Tomas, Paulo Ricardo, Taneli Hämäläinen, Henri Toivomäki, Anton Popovitch, Sebastian Dahlström, Daniel Carrillo, Clinton Antwi, Tim Väyrynen and Talles Brener.

Substitutes

KuPS made 3 changes: H. Toivomaki for H. Uzochokwu (79′), Talles for I. Jarvinen (79′) and T. Vayrynen for S. Haarala (88′).

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