VAASA. SJK beats VPS 1-0 after D. Hakans scored just 1 goal (49′).
The match was played at the Elisa Stadion stadium in Vaasa on Friday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The referee was Joni Hyytiä who was helped by Mika Lamppu and Arttu Kuukasjärvi. The 4th official was Toni Pohjoismäki. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 11 degrees Celsius or 51.82 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 50%.
SJK was in firm control of the ball 55% while VPS was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
VPS was more aggressive with 95 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 6 were on target. Nonetheless, SJK managed to find the solution to win this match.
VPS shot 14 times, 6 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, SJK shot 5 times, 2 on target, 3 off target.
VPS received 1 yellow card (J. Nuorela). On the other side, SJK received 2 yellow cards (Pablo Andrade and M. Vainionpaa).
After playing this match, VPS will stay with 7 points like Ilves and Mariehamn to stay in the 7th place. On the other side, SJK will have 3 points to stay in the 11th place.
SJK will play away against Haka on the 17th of May with a 4-1 head to head in favor of SJK (3 draws).
VPS: Formation and Lineups
VPS adopted the 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Jussi Nuorela chose to play with the following team: Oskari Forsman, Jesper Engström, Juhani Pikkarainen, Mikko Pitkänen, Tyler Reid, Samuel Lindeman, Sebastian Strandvall, Prosper Ahiabu, Samba Sillah, Kalle Multanen and Tete Yengi.
VPS made 5 changes: S. Lindeman for G. Backaliden (46′), K. Multanen for S. Morrissey (67′), J. Engstrom for M. Niemi (82′), S. Strandvall for A. Pahkasalo (82′) and S. Morrissey for A. Raisanen (90′).
SJK: Formation and Lineups
Also SJK adopted the 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
On the opposite side, Joaquín Gómez played with: Jesse Öst, Matias Vainionpää, Matej Hradecky, Martti Haukioja, Niko Markkula, Jake Dunwoody, Alfie Bates, Pyry Hannola, Pablo Andrade, Daniel Håkans and Jake Jervis.
SJK made 5 changes: J. Jervis for J. Monreal (56′), P. Hannola for N. Laine (67′), N. Markkula for S. Atakayi (67′), M. Hradecky for V. Tikkanen (73′) and D. Hakans for D. Olijnyk (73′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Veikkausliiga