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Veikkausliiga 25 August: PS Kemi vs SJK

Veikkausliiga 25 August: PS Kemi vs SJK

PS Kemi vs SJK 17:00 Sauvosaari, Kemi
Odds 3.40 – 3.20 – 2.08 – Bet NOW at RedKings

This is a big match regarding relegation. If bottom club PS Kemi could win this match, then they would cut the points deficit on SJK (9th place) to only 3 points. That would then make the relegation fight a 4-horse race (SJK, TPS, IFKM and PS Kemi) with only 8-9 rounds to go. Kemi has become the bogie team for SJK this season as Kemi has won both of their meetings so far.

PS Kemi had a great and unexpected 0-0 draw away from home against league leaders HJK in the last round. They might be bottom, but they have earned 5 points from their last 4 games so they will not go down easily. Kemi is 2-3-6 at home this season. In their last five home games they have won 2, drawn 1 and lost two. Both of the losses were with 0-1. PS Kemi has become very difficult to beat, especially at home.

SJK has changed coaches, gotten new players, released some old players (who are now key members in their new teams) but still the performances do not improve. They beat VPS in the derby a couple of weeks ago, but then lost at home to Ilves 2-3. They are not consistent, sometimes their defense holds, sometimes their offense scores, but rarely at the same time in the same match. SJK is 2-3-7 from their away games this season. The first win was against TPS in neutral ground so their away win against rivals VPS was actually their first truly away win this season.

Previous matches:

Kemi 1-0 SJK (This season)
SJK 0-1 Kemi (This season)

PS Kemi team news:

SJK team news:

SJK will still miss Hetemaj, Ions and Malolo. Hatakka and Sarajärvi return to the line-up.

Starting Line ups:

Kemi: Vilmunen – Jorginho, Shevchenko, Somay, Heinolainen – Moilanen, Kaljumäe – Imeri, Lipin, Demiri – Mäkelä
SJK: Öst – Sundman, Kadio, Mero, Hurme, Dorman – Opiyo, Bååth, Laaksonen – S.winchester, Oliinyk

Prediction:

Home win