Seinäjoen JK and VPS Vaasa measure forces at OmaSP Stadion, in a match for the 1st round of Veikkausliiga. In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which records 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat in the last 4 games. In fact, the last time these two teams played a game at this stadium was on 13‑07-2019, in a match for Veikkausliiga that ended the victory of Seinäjoen by (1‑0). The only goal of the match was scored by D. Oliynyk (90 ‘).
The home team plays this game for the Veikkausliiga (Relegation Round), after the 7th position won in the previous qualifying phase (Regular Season), in which they won a total of 28 points. In his last 10 home games for the championship Seinäjoen JK won 3, drew 2 and lost 5, so he won 11 points in 30 possible. In their home league games, the most frequent final result at the break was 0-0 (10 in 11 games). His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 8 of their last 11 matches for this competition have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 22 games in the competition, he suffered the first goal 9 times and only got 1 comeback. In the last 11 home games for this competition there are 2 periods that stand out: he scored 4 of his 7 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘); He suffered 5 of his 11 goals between minutes (61’ ‑ 75 ‘).
The SJK team comes to this game with little motivation, after another day without winning, losing at home against the KuPS, by 1-3: the team’s only goal was scored by Maximo Tolonen. Keep in mind that the home team no longer wins 6 consecutive games. In this match against the VPS, now with the support of the fans, coach Brian Page should keep the team in a 4-3-3, with Batista, Denys Oliynyk and Jeremiah Streng being the most advanced men in the team. Keep in mind that the far left Denys Oliynyk is the best gunner in the SJK, with 7 goals and 2 assists. All athletes are available for this game.
VPS Vaasa :
The visiting team plays this game for the Veikkausliiga (Relegation Round) after the 12th position won in the previous qualifying phase (Regular Season), in which it conquered a total of 15 points. For the championship, VPS Vaasa conquered 4 points in 30 possible, after 4 draws and 6 losses in the last 10 games he played as a visitor.
For this competition, he did not win any of the last 11 away matches. In their home matches there are some frequent results: at rest 1‑0 (4 in 11 matches) and at the end of the match 1‑1 (4 in 11 matches). The team has not been very strong defensively, since they have always suffered goals in the last 10 games, but their attack has scored regularly, since they scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 22 games in this competition, he only got 1 comeback in the 13 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 11 away matches for this competition: he scored 3 of his 7 goals between minutes (31’-45 ‘).
The VPS comes to this match with a 3-2 victory against the HIFK, returning to the wins after their defeat with the KuPS: Juho Lahde, Strandvall and Momodou Sarr scored the team’s goals. However, it should be noted that visitors have won only 2 of the last 10 games. To play on the opponent’s ground, coach Andy Morrison must present a defensive team, waiting for the opponent in his defensive midfield. The left winger Alain Richard Ebwelle stands out in this team, being the top scorer of the VPS, with 5 goals scored. There are no major absences for this game.