PS Kemi Kings
15:30 GMT 04 July 2018
With a few-day break between knockout football at the World Cup in Russia, normal service resumes in domestic leagues around the globe. The Premier League in Finland is one of those that is currently active and the league leaders play on Wednesday against bottom of the table PS Kemi.
PS Kemi will struggle to take any confidence from the recent meetings with HJK as they have lost each of their last six fixtures with the Finnish giants. HJK won 2-1 earlier in the season when they last met away from home while their last home match against PS Kemi ended 4-0. The minnows have scored just twice in those six games and there have been over 2.5 goals in all three of the last three.
HJK are currently seven points ahead at the top of the Veikkausliiga but RoPS in second have a game-in-hand. The league leaders can extend their lead to 10 points on Wednesday which would put them in a commanding position.
Latest matches: HJK Helsinki
|29.06.2018||Veik||FC Lahti||HJK Helsinki||2:1||L|
|25.06.2018||Veik||HJK Helsinki||Vaasa PS||5:0||W|
|20.06.2018||Veik||Kuopio PS||HJK Helsinki||2:2||D|
|16.06.2018||Veik||FC Ilves||HJK Helsinki||0:0||D|
|12.06.2018||Veik||HJK Helsinki||IFK Mariehamn||2:0||W|
A very unlikely win for the visitors could take them out of the relegation zone while a loss may see them cut further adrift at the bottom. Even a draw would be a monumental result for them.
Latest matches: PS Kemi Kings
|30.06.2018||Veik||PS Kemi Kings||Vaasa PS||0:1||L|
|25.06.2018||Veik||IFK Mariehamn||PS Kemi Kings||2:1||L|
|21.06.2018||Veik||PS Kemi Kings||Rovaniemi Palloseura||0:1||L|
|16.06.2018||Veik||PS Kemi Kings||Seinajoen JK||1:0||W|
|12.06.2018||Veik||FC Inter Turku||PS Kemi Kings||1:0||L|
It has to be said that HJK go into this match as huge favourites with their comfortable lead at the top of the table and in front of their home fans. It’ll be unbelievably hard for PS Kemi to get any points from this match and there is little hope for them in this one. It could be a goal fest without any contribution from the underdogs.
04 July 2018 - 15:30 GMT
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