UA-52481335-1 Veikkausliiga 8 July: KuPS vs PS Kemi - Football Finland

Veikkausliiga 8 July: KuPS vs PS Kemi

Veikkausliiga 8 July: KuPS vs PS Kemi

KuPS vs PS Kemi 17:00 Savon Sanomat Areena, Kuopio
Odds 1.53 – 3.70 – 6.00 – Bet NOW at RedKings

After a good start to the season, KuPS has gone without a win in their last 5 games and have dropped to 7th position. PS Kemi is just 1 point behind them but have played 1 game more. They are without a win in their last 4 games.

KuPS has had some suspension and injury problems and their appeal to overturn the 4-game suspension on their top scorer Gbolahan Salami did not go through so they will be yet again without a top striker. They have been a team who is difficult to beat and all the games have been tight but without a couple of starting players, they have not been able to turn those tight games into wins. At home they have only 2 wins out of 7 games so far and their last two home games have ended in a loss (HJK and Mariehamn). They will be without Nissilä, Salami and Duah in this game.

PS Kemi has also struggled recently. Against FC Lahti, they were lucky to lose only 1-0. Their goalkeeper Forsman kept them in the game. They have a very narrow squad to choose their starting players and when they miss some, they will always drop in level. For this match they will get back their key midfielder Mansally. Playing away has been pretty good for PS Kemi this season (3 wins). They like to be the underdog so they can use their counter attacking playing style.

The teams have met once this season with KuPS winning 1-4. The teams have now met 4 times in the Veikkausliiga and KuPS has won every game.

Starting line ups:
KuPS: Virtanen – Sorsa, Boxall, Coulibaly, Nissinen – Gabriel, Saxman – Niskanen, Savolainen, Purje – Mäkelä
Kemi: Forsman – Nurmos, Zea, Laitinen, Ojala – Mansally, Guevara, Jama – Karjalainen, Valencic, Gullsten

Prediction:

The odds for home win are a bit too low eventhough we believe KuPS will win this match. Both teams to score.