Mariehamn vs HJK Finland – Veikkausliiga Date: Wednesday, 22 June 2022 Kick-off at 17:00 UK / 18:00 CET Venue: Wiklöf Holding Arena.
Gameweek 12 of Veikkausliiga set for this Wednesday as Mariehamn play host to HJK, where both sides are separated by 19 points and 8 places. These two teams will be seen battling it out at Wiklöf Holding Arena.
HJK is at the 2nd spot on the standing with 26 points from 12 games. They drew and lost 2 times each while having won 8 matches. The hosts are level on points with the table topping KuPS, but they have played a game more and now need the leaders to drop points.
Following on from tasting defeat last time out to AC Oulu by 0-1 in league action, HJK will be aiming to make amends here. Things have not been going that well in front of goal for them recently, with the side failing to score in 2 of the last 5 games.
On the other hand, Mariehamn resides second from the last on the table with just 7 points. Of the 10 matches played, they won only once while drawing on 4 and losing on 5 other occasions. They have been awful at both ends and has double the conceding numbers from their scored ones standing in at 8:16 at this point.
The hosts will be looking to improve on their last outing here following a 3-2 league loss in their previous game against FC Haka. The fact is that, Mariehamn have seen their defence broken in all of their previous 6 matches, shipping 13 goals during the way.
Mariehamn vs HJK Head-to-head (h2h)
Their last 5 h2h games saw HJK with 3 wins while Mariehamn won just once.
Four out of their last five meetings saw scoring from only one side.
HJK won the last 4 h2h league meetings in succession.
Mariehamn vs HJK Prediction
HJK haven’t been defeated by this opposition when they have played them away from home in the previous 9 matches in the league. Moreover, they also haven’t been defeated in their previous 12 away league matches.
Meanwhile, Mariehamn are without a home win in the past 2 league matches. They also haven’t won against HJK in their last 26 matches in the league and has an awful track record.
By the looks of things, expect a victory for HJK this Wednesday.