Veikkausliiga: Inter Turku liquidates Lahti 5-1 with an outstanding performance

TURKU. Inter Turku demolishes Lahti 5-1 with goals of


TURKU. Inter Turku demolishes Lahti 5-1 with goals of P. Forsell (28′ pen), B. Kallman (51′), D. Haro (60′), Ruxi (66′ pen) and B. Kallman (69′). On the opposite side, Lahti scored with ​A. Zeqiri (63′).

The match was played at the Veritas Stadion stadium in Turku on Wednesday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The referee was Jari Järvinen with the help of Riku Vihreävuori and Eemeli Kettunen. The 4th official was Dennis Antamo. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 17.9 degrees Celsius or 64.27 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 45%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Inter Turku was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. Lahti that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.

Inter Turku was more aggressive with 42 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Inter Turku won the contest.

Inter Turku shot 15 times, 6 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, Lahti shot 3 times, 2 on target, 1 off target.


Inter Turku received 1 yellow card (R. Ketting). On the opposite side, Lahti received 3 yellow cards (T. Penninkangas, E. Emsis and A. Zeqiri).

Also, Lahti didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after A. Henrique (Lahti) was sent out after receiving a straight red card in the (27′).

After playing this match, Inter Turku will have 15 points like Ilves to stay in the 5th place. On the other side, Lahti will stay with 9 points to stay in the 10th place.

Match Events

  • 24'

    R. Ketting

  • 27'

    A. Henrique

  • 28'

    P. Forsell (Penalty)

  • 34'

    T. Penninkangas

  • 51'

    B. Kallman

  • 55'

    M. Christofi

    A. Ademi

  • 56'

    E. Emsis

  • 60'

    D. Haro

  • 63'

    A. Zeqiri

  • 63'

    A. Paananen

    T. Jyry

  • 63'

    E. Mastokangas

    M. Tamminen

  • 66'

    Ruxi (Penalty)

  • 69'

    B. Kallman

  • 69'

    A. Sejdiu

    L. Hertsi

  • 69'

    L. Jarvenpaa

    T. Penninkangas

  • 74'

    A. Zeqiri

  • 76'

    L. Kuittinen

    R. Ketting

  • 76'

    R. Kantola

    M. Arsalo

  • 76'

    J. Lepisto

    J. Niska

  • 82'

    M. Kandji

    C. Geoffrey Chinedu

Next match

In the upcoming Veikkausliiga match, Inter Turku will play away with Lahti on the 2nd of July with a 14-14 head to head.

Lahti will host Inter Turku on the 2nd of July with a 14-14 head to head stats.

Inter Turku: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Miguel Grau Piles chose to play with the following team: Matias Riikonen, Rick Ketting, Ruxi, Juho Hyvärinen, Tommi Jyry, Markus Arsalo, Petteri Forsell, Jussi Niska, Matias Tamminen, Benjamin Källman and David Haro.


Inter Turku made 5 changes: T. Jyry for A. Paananen (63′), M. Tamminen for E. Mastokangas (63′), R. Ketting for L. Kuittinen (76′), M. Arsalo for R. Kantola (76′) and J. Niska for J. Lepisto (76′).

Lahti: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Ilir Zeneli played with: Joona Tiainen, Kevin Kouassivi-Benissan, Alan Henrique, Teemu Penninkangas, Hysen Memolla, Eduards Emsis, Albion Ademi, Matti Klinga, Loorents Hertsi, Geoffrey Chinedu Charles and Altin Zeqiri.


Lahti made 4 changes: A. Ademi for M. Christofi (55′), L. Hertsi for A. Sejdiu (69′), T. Penninkangas for L. Jarvenpaa (69′) and C. Geoffrey Chinedu for M. Kandji (82′).

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