Veikkausliiga: VPS beats Oulu 6-0 after a incredible match

OULU. VPS beats Oulu 6-0 after a incredible match.


OULU. VPS tops Oulu 6-0 after a incredible match.

K. Multanen missed a penalty (15′) for VPS.​

The match was played at the Raatin stadion stadium in Oulu on Saturday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. The referee was Kaarlo Oskari Hämäläinen with the assistance of Jan Peter Aravirta and Christian De Casseres. The 4th official was Lassi Matilainen. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot around 25.1 degrees Celsius or 77.22 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 72%.​

Match Statistics

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

VPS was more aggressive with 63 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 11 were on target. Which is one of the reasons VPS won the contest.​

Oulu shot 7 times, 0 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, VPS shot 14 times, 11 on target, 3 off target.


Oulu received 1 yellow card (A. Kabashi). On the opposite side, VPS received 3 yellow cards (P. Ahiabu, K. Moses and S. Sillah).

(Oulu) was sent out after receiving a red card in the (48′).

After this match, Oulu will stay with 18 points like Inter Turku to stay in the 5th place. On the other side, VPS will have 13 points to stay in the 8th place.

Match Events

  • 4'

    P. Ahiabu

  • 10'

    A. Pahkasalo

  • 14'

    A. Kabashi

  • 15'

    K. Multanen

  • 17'

    K. Moses

  • 31'

    S. Sillah

  • 45'

    K. Multanen

  • 48'

    M. Koskela

  • 55'

    T. Reid

  • 63'

    A. Raisanen

  • 64'

    M. Pitkanen

    K. Moses

  • 64'

    S. Morrissey

    S. Sillah

  • 64'

    M. Niemi

    K. Multanen

  • 68'

    O. Suutari

    M. Lopez

  • 69'

    N. Pallas

    N. Jokelainen

  • 69'

    M. Konkkola

    S. Anini

  • 72'

    G. Backaliden

    P. Ahiabu

  • 77'

    J. Nuorela

    J. Pikkarainen

  • 78'

    T. Yengi

  • 80'

    S. Morrissey (Penalty)

  • 83'

    E. Banza

    A. Heikkila

  • 83'

    R. Nogha

    M. Hetemaj

Next match

In the upcoming Veikkausliiga match, Oulu will play away with Ilves on the 11th of July with a 2-1 head to head record in favor of Ilves (1 draw).

VPS will host Mariehamn on the 9th of July with a 12-12 head to head.

Oulu: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Ricardo Duarte chose to play with the following team: Calum Ward, Aapo Heikkilä, Miika Koskela, Mehdi Hetemaj, Rafael Floro, Riku Selander, Otso Liimatta, Armend Kabashi, Niklas Jokelainen, Michael López and Samuel Anini Jr..


Oulu made 5 changes: M. Lopez for O. Suutari (68′), N. Jokelainen for N. Pallas (69′), S. Anini for M. Konkkola (69′), A. Heikkila for E. Banza (83′) and M. Hetemaj for R. Nogha (83′).

VPS: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Jussi Nuorela played with: Teppo Marttinen, Juhani Pikkarainen, Kareem Moses, Jesper Engström, Samba Sillah, Antti-Ville Räisänen, Prosper Ahiabu, Tyler Reid, Aleksi Pahkasalo, Tete Yengi and Kalle Multanen.


VPS made 5 changes: K. Moses for M. Pitkanen (64′), S. Sillah for S. Morrissey (64′), K. Multanen for M. Niemi (64′), P. Ahiabu for G. Backaliden (72′) and J. Pikkarainen for J. Nuorela (77′).

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