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Veikkausliiga 20 August: JJK vs HJK

Veikkausliiga 20 August: JJK vs HJK

JJK vs HJK 18:30 Harjun Stadion, Jyväskylä
Odds 13.25 – 6.50 – 1.14 – Bet NOW at RedKings

Bottom club JJK is 8 points from safety and desperately in need of points. HJK leads the league with a 8 point difference. They have a chance to increase the lead to 11 points as FC Lahti lost yesterday.

JJK has improved and got only their 2nd win in the last round as they beat PS Kemi 2-1. They are full of confidence coming into this match. They had to play their last 3 home games away from their normal stadium due to renovations but they return back for this match. They are bottom of the league for a reason but getting a couple of new faces in (Jovovic and Ojamaa), they have gotten their fight back.

HJK had a surprising loss to RoPS in the last round. It was their first loss at home this season. They have been struggling with injuries as their main creative players Atomu Tanaka and Moshtagh Yaghoubi have been injured. Yesterday they found out that Yaghoubi will be out for the next 2 months so he might miss the remaining of the season. They will also miss Hannu Patronen. Their new signing Rasmus Schuller who would be a good replacement for Yaghoubi will start training next week so he wont be available either.

The teams have met twice this season. In the first match JJK kept HJK at bay for 60 minutes but they won in the end 1-5. In the second match HJK got an early red card but was still able to dominate and won 4-0.

Starting line ups:
JJK: Marttinen – Ojamaa, Vielma, Lähitie, Abdi – Manninen, Poutiainen, Leppänen, Kari, Suoraniemi – Jovovic
HJK: Dähne – Jalasto, Halme, Obilor, Rafinha – Dähström, Annan – Pirinen, Valencic, Savage – Pelvas

Prediction:

Anything else than a clear HJK win would be a surprise. HJK -1.5AH