HJK vs Riga FC
Europa League Qualification
Date: Thursday, 15 August 2019
Kick-off at 17:00 UK/ 18:00 CET
Venue: Telia 5G-Areena (Helsinki).
The first leg of the Qualifiers ended up in both teams sharing spoils at Riga team’s home ground. The second leg will be the deciding match entirely like a knockout game. Both teams have proven from their last encounter that they are equally strong on the field and the charts.
HJK has lost only one match in the last ten matches, overall. The visitors stayed close with losing just twice in the same period in major league games on their calendar. Both teams showed their scoring skills in recent games.
The hosts scored eight goals in the last four matches lately while the visitors netted seven in the same time. At home, the hosts have been unbeaten for past five matches. They are confident with the 4-0 win against Lahti from their last match at home.
The guests are gradually recovering from their loss from away fixture in the Europa League against Piast. They have lost three games out of ten clashes from away games this season.
HJK vs Riga FC Head-to-head (h2h)
Their last clash in the first leg of the Qualifier was their first-ever meeting which ended in a draw.
HJK vs Riga FC Prediction
The hosts would be counting on their last-minute goals in the game. They will be looking forward to coming back into the game in the second half. As both teams have scored in most of their recent matches, there would be nothing less than raining attacks at both ends of the field.
We can expect a couple of goals in total within the ninety minutes from both sides. The hosts would emerge victorious from the bout after the final whistle.
HJK vs Riga FC Betting tips
Both teams to score @ 1.80 (4/5)
Full time result: HJK @ 1.70 (7/10)