Veikkausliiga: Honka draws 0-0 with Ilves on Friday

ESBO. Honka 0-0 Ilves played out a goalless draw.


ESBO. Honka 0-0 Ilves didn’t manage to score any goal on Friday..

The match was played at the Tapiolan Urheilupuisto stadium in Esbo on Friday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The referee was Mohammad Al Emara who had the assistance of Mikko Alakare and Turkka Valjakka. The 4th official was Joona Manninen. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 11.7 degrees Celsius or 53.11 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 45%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Honka was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Ilves that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.

Ilves was more aggressive with 95 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 1 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Ilves to win the match​.

Honka shot 10 times, 4 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Ilves shot 8 times, 1 on target, 7 off target.


Honka received 1 yellow card (M. Rale). On the other side, Ilves received 3 yellow cards (M. Almen, A. Ngueukam and K. Katz).

After this contest, Honka will have 13 points like Inter Turku to stay in the 3rd place. On the opposite side, Ilves will have 10 points like Haka to stay in the 5th place.

Match Events

  • 51'

    M. Almen

  • 61'

    E. Oteng

    D. Arifi

  • 62'

    M. Rale

  • 70'

    A. Katanic

    A. Sadiku

  • 73'

    A. Ngueukam

  • 75'

    K. Katz

  • 78'

    N. Saarikivi

    J. Voutilainen

  • 78'

    S. Heiskanen

    E. Arko-Mensah

  • 80'

    M. Sarr

    A. Ngueukam

  • 88'

    O. Koskinen

    K. Jansen

  • 88'

    P. Loa Loa

    Y. Moussa

Next match

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

Ilves will play away against Inter Turku on the 28th of May with a 8-8 head to head record.

Honka: Formation and Lineups

Honka adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Vesa Vasara chose to play with the following team: Maksim Rudakov, Henri Aalto, Ville Koski, Aldayr Hernández, Matias Rale, Kevin Jansen, Duarte Tammilehto, Jerry Voutilainen, Rui Modesto, Agon Sadiku and Edmund Arko-Mensah.


Honka made 4 changes: A. Sadiku for A. Katanic (70′), J. Voutilainen for N. Saarikivi (78′), E. Arko-Mensah for S. Heiskanen (78′) and K. Jansen for O. Koskinen (88′).

Ilves: Formation and Lineups

Also Ilves adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, Toni Kallio played with: Rasmus Leislahti, Aapo Mäenpää, Kalle Katz, Mikael Almen, Tuomas Ollila, Petteri Pennanen, Yusif Moussa, Axel Vidjeskog, Kai Meriluoto, Ariel Ngueukam and Doni Arifi.


Ilves made 3 changes: D. Arifi for E. Oteng (61′), A. Ngueukam for M. Sarr (80′) and Y. Moussa for P. Loa Loa (88′).

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