LAHTI. Lahti and HJK draw 1-1. T. Penninkangas scored the first goal (18′) for Lahti. A. Olusanya settled the score 1-1 (22′).
The match was played at the Lahden Stadion stadium in Lahti on Thursday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 9.7 degrees Celsius or 49.5 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 86%.
The ball possession was identical with both team possessing the ball for 50% of the time.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Lahti was in possession of the ball for 50% of the time vs. HJK that controlled the ball for 50% of the time.
HJK was more aggressive with 109 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 6 were on target. However, this did not suffice for HJK to win the match.
Lahti shot 3 times, 2 on target, 1 off target. On the opposite side, HJK shot 15 times, 6 on target, 9 off target.
Lahti received 3 yellow cards (A. Henrique, E. Emsis and J. Juurikka). On the other side, HJK received 2 yellow cards (A. Olusanya and B. Radulovic).
After this match, Lahti will have 7 points like VPS, Ilves and Mariehamn to stay in the 9th place. On the opposite side, HJK will have 18 points to stay in the 1st place.
C. Geoffrey Chinedu
HJK will host Lahti on the 17th of May with a 22-10 head to head statistic in favor of HJK (10 draws).
Lahti: Formation and Lineups
Lahti started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Ilir Zeneli chose to play with the following team: Antonio Reguero, Alan Henrique, Juho Pirttijoki, Teemu Penninkangas, Hysen Memolla, Eduards Emsis, Arttu Heinonen, Eemeli Virta, Pyry Lampinen, Macoumba Kandji and Altin Zeqiri.
Lahti made 3 changes: A. Heinonen for A. Ademi (46′), P. Lampinen for A. Sejdiu (46′) and M. Kandji for C. Geoffrey Chinedu (65′).
HJK: Formation and Lineups
HJK started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
On the opposite side, Toni Koskela played with: Conor Hazard, Joona Toivio, Arttu Hoskonen, Jukka Raitala, David Browne, Jair, Manuel Martić, Murilo, Fabian Serrarens, Anthony Olusanya and Johannes Yli-Kokko.
HJK made 5 changes: F. Serrarens for S. Hostikka (62′), J. Yli-Kokko for C. Terho (62′), M. Martic for B. Radulovic (62′), D. Browne for M. Ylitolva (71′) and M. Ylitolva for N. Boujellab (84′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Veikkausliiga