Thursday 13 Sep

KuPS vs. Lahti Match Preview

12 Sep 2018 Keith M. FINLAND: Veikkausliiga
FINLAND: Veikkausliiga

Kuopio PS

  • W
  • W
  • W
  • L
  • W


15:30 GMT
13 September 2018

FC Lahti

  • D
  • D
  • L
  • L
  • D

15:30 GMT 13 September 2018

The KuPS vs. Lahti match will be played on Wednesday, September 13, at the Savon Sanomat Arena, Kuopio. This is one of the round 27 matches in Finish Vikkausliiga. KuPS is currently 3rd on the table with 41 points, while Lahti is 7th on the table with 36 points at the moment. Lahti has a game in hand as well.


  • KuPS won four out of their last five matches in the league. They were defeated only against the current leader HJK.
  • Lahti failed to record a victory in their last six league matches. However, they lost only two games during that period.


In their previous ten meetings, KuPS recorded three victories, Lahti had two wins, while five matches ended in a draw. In seven out of these ten matches both teams scored at least one goal. The visitors won only one out of these ten matches.


KuPS is currently in a solid form. Their biggest goal for the season is top three finish and the place in Europa League qualifying cycle. Even in the match they lost against HJK they had their chances and the result could have been different. They were defeated by 1:0, but apart from that match, KuPS scored at least one goal in each of their last 11 matches in all competitions.

Latest matches: Kuopio PS

01.09.2018 Veik Seinajoen JK Kuopio PS 1:2 W
26.08.2018 Veik Kuopio PS HJK Helsinki 0:1 L
18.08.2018 Veik FC Inter Turku Kuopio PS 0:1 W
12.08.2018 Veik Kuopio PS PS Kemi Kings 3:1 W
05.08.2018 Veik Kuopio PS TPS Turku 3:2 W


Lahti won only one out of their last 11 matches in all competitions, but before that period they enjoyed in their 12-games undefeated streak. This is the last chance for Lahti to get back into the race for the top three. Currently, they are trailing five points behind KuPS, with the game in hand. If they beat them in the upcoming game, they will achieve their goal. With only eight games left, Lahti already avoided relegation.

Latest matches: FC Lahti

31.08.2018 Veik FC Lahti Vaasa PS 1:1 D
25.08.2018 Veik FC Honka FC Lahti 2:0 L
20.08.2018 Veik FC Lahti Rovaniemi Palloseura 1:2 L
12.08.2018 Veik FC Lahti FC Inter Turku 0:0 D
05.08.2018 Veik FC Lahti PS Kemi Kings 1:1 D


KuPS is the absolute favorite to win the upcoming game. We expect to see over 2.5 goals.

About the author - Keith M.

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