FC Lahti vs HIFK
Finland – Veikkausliiga
Date: Monday, 8 August 2022
Kick-off at 16:00 UK/ 17:00 CET
Venue: Lahden Stadion.
Both Lahti and HIFK can be considered as 2 of the worst teams in the Finnish top flight this season and they are deservedly placed bottom-most in the table.
Defense has been an issue for both of these teams and they have been letting in goals in huge numbers right from the start of the campaign.
HIFK are placed 12th in a table of 12 teams and they have registered a total of just one win all through this competition. Do also note that they have struggled to find consistency on the road all through 2022.
Meanwhile Lahti have let in the most number of goals of all the teams in the league and they have also managed to deliver a total of just one win at this venue this season.
Moreover, majority of head-to-head clashes between the 2 teams have also produced goals in huge numbers and judging all these observations it is expected that we are about to witness another high-scoring affair.
FC Lahti vs HIFK Head-to-head (h2h)
- The latest encounter had finished in a 0-3 win for Lahti.
- 5 of the past 7 clashes at this ground had goals from both teams.
- 7 of the past 11 meetings at this venue had 3 or more goals.
- The last time these 2 teams locked horns at this venue, spoils were shared with a 0-0 draw.
FC Lahti vs HIFK Prediction & Analysis
Lahti are on a 4-game winless run and 3 of these were defeats. Note that they had let in 3 or more goals in these 3 fixtures.
Do also note that they were winless in 10 of their past 14 overall matches and in the process they had gone on 2 separate 2-game losing streaks as well as another 3-match losing stretch.
On the other hand, HIFK are on a 5-game winless run and 4 of these were losses. In addition, they had let in a total of 8 goals from their past 2 games as well.
Taking into account these observations, as well as previous head-to-head scorecards, anticipate goals to come in plenty this Monday.
Tips for FC Lahti vs HIFK
Both Teams to Score @ 1.75
Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 1.83.