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Veikkausliiga 25 August: FC Honka vs FC Lahti

Veikkausliiga 25 August: FC Honka vs FC Lahti

FC Honka vs FC Lahti 17:00 Tapiolan TN1, Espoo
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This is an important match regardin Euro Cup places. FC Honka is currently 4th, 3 points ahead of 5th places FC Lahti. Lahti though has played a game less. Both teams have 11 draws and 4 losses, but the way they got them has been different. Honka has scored 38 goals to Lahti´s 24. Lahti though has conceded only 19 goals to Honka´s 28. This match will thus be an offense against defense battle.

Newly promoted FC Honka has had a great season so far and they are definitely in the fight for a Top-3 finish. They have a good home record with  6-4-2. Their only home losses have come against VPS and HJK. In their last game, they played away from home against IFK Mariehamn and drew 0-0. They just could not break down the solid islander defense. Now they will face an even better defensive team.

FC Lahti had a bad 1-2 loss at home against in-form RoPS in the last round. RoPS was definitely better and Lahti barely had any chances in the match. Even their only goal was a spectacular shot from 30 meters. Their defense was also weak in that game as RoPS had many chances to score. Lahti really needs to improve on their offense if they wish to still get into Europe like last season. Lahti is 2-6-2 away from home this season. Last season they were 6-6-5 so they still have a lot to improve to get there.

Previous matches:

Lahti 1-1 Honka (This season)
Honka 0-0 Lahti (This season)

Honka team news:

Honka will miss only Masar Ömer and Alex Nimely.

Lahti team news:

Kalle Taimi and Timi Voutilainen are out from this match.

Starting Line ups:

Honka: Taleski – Aalto, Ivanov, Rasimus, Levänen – Hervas, Perovuo – Savage, Martin, Kaufmann – Kandji
Lahti: Forsman – Sesay, Josimar, Viatkin, Hauhia – Osipov, Gela, Dmitrijev – Hertsi, Anier, Salmikivi

Prediction:

Both teams to score, X2 double chance