Finland 1-0 Republic of Ireland On Wednesday night a resilient and combative Ireland side left the Olympic stadium empty-handed after two simple mistakes were punished by a sharper Finland side. Markku Kanerva started with his 4-4-2 a side that made … Continue reading Match Report: Luck & Luke
UEFA Nations League B, Group 4 – 14.10.2020
On Wednesday evening, Finland round off this international break by hosting an out-of-sorts Ireland side and with a real possibility of ending the day top of the group. Continue reading Match Preview: Finland vs Rep. of Ireland (h)
Finland 2-0 Bulgaria – Nations League B, Group 4
On Sunday night Markku Kanerva returned to his “Plan A” Huuhkajat set up and saw off a tricky Bulgaria side with relative ease. Continue reading Match Report: A ‘Routine’ Win
Our take on the upcoming match against Bulgaria at the Olympiastadion.
Mark H previews the teams and his expectations for the game. Continue reading Match Preview: Finland vs Bulgaria (h)
Poland 5-1 Finland
On Wednesday 7.10.2020, an experimental Finland side were taken to pieces by a slick Poland side in Gdańsk. Here is Mark H’s review of the game… Continue reading Match Report: Pole-axed!
Rivelution Evolution On Sunday evening Markku Kanerva’s Finland claimed a historic win over the Republic of Ireland thanks to super-sub Fredrik Jensen and what seems to be version 2.0 of the Rivelution. Kanerva stuck with the same tactics that failed … Continue reading Match Report: Rep. of Ireland 0-1 Finland
UEFA Nations League B, Group 4 – 6.9.2020
On Sunday evening, Finland visit the Aviva Stadium, Dublin in their second match of this seasons UEFA Nations League. With both sides disappointed with their opening match, the Huuhkajat will need to raise their game to return home with points. Kick off is 19:00, Finland time.
Broadcast: Live on Viafree https://www.viafree.fi/ohjelmat/urheilu/huuhkajat/kausi-4/1042502 coverage starting at 18:00. Continue reading Match Preview: Finland vs Rep. of Ireland (a)
Style over substance On Thursday night Finland succumbed to a 1-0 home defeat at the hands of a below-par Wales side. Clad in their new kit, and surrounded by the modernized and polished new Olympiastadion Markku Kanerva also decided to … Continue reading Match Report: Finland 0-1 Wales
UEFA Nations League B, Group 4 – 3.9.2020 On Thursday evening Markku Kanerva’s Huuhkajat return to action for the first time in ten months to face Wales. The game will take place at the Olympiastadion for the first time in … Continue reading Preview: Finland vs Wales (h)
With two tough games coming up against Wales and Ireland and the cloud of Corona obscuring the view, Mark H put together a quick view on whether these Huuhkajat are coming in hot or cold, for the upcoming fixtures. Continue reading Are the Huuhkajat – warmed up?