Veikkausliiga: Oulu conquers Lahti 2-0 on Sunday

LAHTI. Oulu tops Lahti with a 2-0 win with a goal from O. Liimatta (5').


LAHTI. Oulu overcomes Lahti with a 2-0 win with a goal from O. Liimatta (5′). Lahti lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (56%).

The match was played at the Lahden Stadion stadium in Lahti on Sunday and it started at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Antti Munukka who had the assistance of Jukka Honkanen and Simo Mynttinen. The 4th official was Mohammad Al Emara. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 10.6 degrees Celsius or 51.13 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 41%.​

Match Statistics

Lahti was in firm control of the ball 56% while Oulu was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

Lahti was more aggressive with 122 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 4 were on target. Even so, Oulu managed to find the solution to win this match.​

Lahti shot 15 times, 4 on target, 11 off target. On the other side, Oulu shot 16 times, 7 on target, 9 off target.


Lahti received 1 yellow card (H. Memolla). On the other side, Oulu received 2 yellow cards (R. Selander and O. Suutari).

After this match, Lahti will stay with 8 points to stay in the 9th place. On the other side, Oulu will have 9 points to stay in the 8th place.

Match Events

  • 5'

    O. Liimatta

  • 27'

    R. Selander

  • 45'

    H. Memolla

  • 46'

    M. Kandji

    M. Klinga

  • 46'

    E. Virta

    A. Heinonen

  • 57'

    K. Kouassivi-Benissan

    L. Hertsi

  • 60'

    O. Suutari

    E. Banza

  • 73'

    A. Henrique

    J. Pirttijoki

  • 76'

    M. Breitenmoser

    M. Koskela

  • 77'

    O. Suutari

  • 87'

    M. Konkkola

    N. Jokelainen

  • 90'

    M. Lopez

Next match

In the upcoming Veikkausliiga match, Lahti will play away against Haka on the 28th of May with a 6-4 head to head record in favor of Haka (10 draws).

Oulu will host SJK on the 28th of May with a 2-0 head to head stats in favor of SJK (0 draws).

Lahti: Formation and Lineups

Lahti started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Ilir Zeneli chose to play with the following team: Antonio Reguero, Teemu Penninkangas, Juho Pirttijoki, Martinos Christofi, Hysen Memolla, Eduards Emsis, Arttu Heinonen, Loorents Hertsi, Matti Klinga, Altin Zeqiri and Geoffrey Chinedu Charles.


Lahti made 3 changes: A. Heinonen for E. Virta (46′), M. Klinga for M. Kandji (46′) and L. Hertsi for K. Kouassivi-Benissan (57′).

Oulu: Formation and Lineups

Oulu started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).

On the other side, Ricardo Duarte played with: Calum Ward, Riku Selander, Miika Koskela, Rafinha, Noah Pallas, Otso Liimatta, Armend Kabashi, Rafael Floro, Niklas Jokelainen, Enoch Banza and Michael López.


Oulu made 3 changes: E. Banza for O. Suutari (60′), M. Koskela for M. Breitenmoser (76′) and N. Jokelainen for M. Konkkola (87′).

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