15:30 GMT 14 June 2017
The KuPS vs VPS match will be played on Wednesday, June 14, at the Savon Sanomat Arena, Kuopio. KuPS is currently 4th on Veikkausliiga table with 18 points, while VPS is 2nd on the table with 19 points at the moment. KuPS also has a game in hand.
In their previous 10 meetings, KuPS recorded 4 victories, VPS won 2 games, while 4 matches ended in a draw. In 8 out of those 10 games, we saw under 3.5 goals, while in 4 matches we saw under 1.5 goals. Also, KuPS is in a series of 5 games without a defeat against VPS.
KuPS surprisingly lost the home game against Mariehamn last week, and they missed the opportunity to climb to the second position on the table. They will have another shot at it in the upcoming game, but they have to defeat VPS. The form and tradition are on their side, but in derby matches like this, everything is possible.
Latest matches: Kuopio PS
|04.06.2017||Veik||Kuopio PS||IFK Mariehamn||1:2||L|
|31.05.2017||Veik||JJK Jyvaskyla||Kuopio PS||0:0||D|
|27.05.2017||Veik||Rovaniemi Palloseura||Kuopio PS||0:1||W|
|24.05.2017||Veik||Kuopio PS||Seinajoen JK||1:1||D|
|19.05.2017||Veik||FC Lahti||Kuopio PS||1:2||W|
VPS recorded two draws in a row against the teams from the lower part of the table. They are in a crisis, but a victory against the team that fights for the place in the top three would be a huge confidence booster for them.
Latest matches: Vaasa PS
|03.06.2017||Veik||FC Lahti||Vaasa PS||0:0||D|
|27.05.2017||Veik||PS Kemi Kings||Vaasa PS||0:1||W|
|24.05.2017||Veik||Vaasa PS||FC Ilves||0:2||L|
|19.05.2017||Veik||JJK Jyvaskyla||Vaasa PS||1:4||W|
Both of these teams struggled to score a goal recently, and it seems they might settle for a draw. KuPS is the favorite because of tradition, though.
14 June 2017 - 15:30 GMT
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