Veikkausliiga: HJK grabs a 2-1 win against SJK 2-1

HELSINKI. HJK beat SJK to win 2-1. A goal from P. Hetemaj was decisive in the 87min.

HJK-vs-SJK-2-1-Veikkausliiga

HELSINKI. HJK overcame SJK to win 2-1. A goal from P. Hetemaj was decisive in the 87min. It was HJK to strike first with an early goal of P. Soiri at the 8′. Then it was a goal in the 19′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, P. Hetemaj gave the win to HJK in the 87′ minute with a goal.

The match was played at the Bolt Arena stadium in Helsinki on Sunday and it started at 6:30 pm local time. The referee was Ville Nevalainen with the assistance of Mika Lamppu and Jan Peter Aravirta. The 4th official was Kaarlo Oskari Hämäläinen. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 12.3 degrees Celsius or 54.12 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 85%.​

Match Statistics

HJK was in firm control of the ball 55% while SJK was struggling with a 45% ball possession.

HJK was more aggressive with 76 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons HJK won the contest.

HJK shot 9 times, 5 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, SJK shot 5 times, 4 on target, 1 off target.

Cards

HJK received 2 yellow cards (L. Lingman and ). On the opposite side, SJK received 3 yellow cards (D. Rojas, T. Kaukua and B. Fati).

After this contest, HJK will have 49 points to stay in the 1st place. On the opposite side, SJK will stay with 31 points to stay in the 6th place.

Match Events

  • 8'
    8'

    P. Soiri

    A. Olusanya

  • 19'
    19'

    J. Jervis

  • 38'
    38'

    D. Rojas

  • 44'
    44'

    T. Kaukua

  • 57'
    57'

    D. Browne

    P. Soiri

  • 59'
    59'

    L. Lingman

  • 65'
    65'

    M. Abubakari

    S. Hostikka

  • 65'
    65'

    P. Hetemaj

    A. Tanaka

  • 70'
    70'

    N. Laine

    D. Rojas

  • 70'
    70'

    B. Fati

    Pablo Andrade

  • 76'
    76'

    B. Fati

  • 81'
    81'

    M. Peltola

    N. Boujellab

  • 87'
    87'

    P. Hetemaj

    L. Lingman

  • 90'
    90'

    J. Monreal

    J. Dunwoody

  • 90'
    90'

    K. Ofori

    F. Aspegren

  • 90'
    90'

    M. Abubakari

Next match

In the upcoming Veikkausliiga match, HJK will play away with Honka on the 29th of September with a 14-9 head to head in favor of HJK (12 draws).

SJK will host KuPS on the 28th of September with a 9-8 head to head statistic in favor of KuPS (8 draws).

HJK: Formation and Lineups

HJK started with a 3-3-1-3 line-up (3-3-1-3).

The manager Toni Koskela chose to play with the following team: Conor Hazard, Arttu Hoskonen, Miro Tenho, Jukka Raitala, Casper Terho, Lucas Lingman, Pyry Soiri, Nassim Boujellab, Atomu Tanaka, Anthony Olusanya and Santeri Hostikka.

Substitutes

HJK made 4 changes: P. Soiri for D. Browne (57′), S. Hostikka for M. Abubakari (65′), A. Tanaka for P. Hetemaj (65′) and N. Boujellab for M. Peltola (81′).

SJK: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Joaquín Gómez played with: Jesse Öst, Felipe Aspegren, Ville Tikkanen, Matej Hradecky, Pablo Andrade, Jake Dunwoody, Moshtagh Yaghoubi, Pyry Hannola, Jake Jervis, Diego Rojas and Tuomas Kaukua.

Substitutes

SJK made 4 changes: D. Rojas for N. Laine (70′), Pablo Andrade for B. Fati (70′), J. Dunwoody for J. Monreal (90′) and F. Aspegren for K. Ofori (90′).

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