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Veikkausliiga 16 July: FC Lahti vs RoPS

Veikkausliiga 16 July: FC Lahti vs RoPS

FC Lahti vs RoPS 18.30 Lahden Stadion, Lahti
Odds 1.57 – 3.60 – 5.50 – Bet NOW at RedKings

FC Lahti is on a great 9-game undefeated run (4W 5D). Their last loss came in mid-May when they lost 1-2 to KuPS. This great run has lifted them already to 3rd place. They have lost only twice all season and actually one of those losses came against RoPS in Rovaniemi. FC lahti has a similar record at home as they do on the road so 3W – 4D and 1L. They like to play the ball on the ground so now that the pitches have been improving, so has their game. From this game FC Lahti will miss only the long term injured Pavel Osipov and Drilon Shala. Also Aleksi Paananen is out. Their new signing, striker Henri Anier is available.

RoPS sold their best player Robert Taylor to AIK and also their key full back Addy left the club. They responded by signings two new players to the midfield which would allow them to control the game a bit more. They have had a lot of injuries especially in midfield which has resulted them in getting losses. Charlie Trafford and Pablo Gonzalez are both available to this match. They will still miss Lassi Järvenpää and Aapo Heikkilä from this match. RoPS has been a much better home team than away team this season as on the road they only have 1 wins and 4 points so far.

The teams met once this season with RoPS winning at home 1-0. RoPS ha a good head to head against Lahti in Lahti. They have beaten them in the last 4 times. The last time Lahti beat RoPS at home was back in 2014.

Starting line ups:
FC Lahti: Vasiutin – Hauhia, Taimi, Jovanovic, Kärkkäinen – Hertsi, Helmke, Kuningas, Hostikka – Simonovski, Stenio
RoPS: Reguero – Hyvärinen, Hämäläinen, Tatomirovic, Väisänen – Trafford, Okkonen – Muinonen, Eze, Stavitski – Roiha

Prediction:

RoPS could get something from this game so RoPS +0.75AH is our pick.