Our prediction for this Finland Veikkausliiga match:
Ilves will be aiming to put an end to their five-game winless run in the Veikkausliiga when they host Rovaniemi at their Tammelan Stadion on Matchday 7. Ilves suffered a dip in form, but they will not have a better chance than this to get back on course as RoPS made a slow start to the season. The visitors have collected only two points in total from possible 18, and it is no wonder they are seen as underdogs in the midweek clash.
Rovaniemi failed to impress in back-to-back losses to Honka and TPS, and we do not believe that they are capable of spoiling Ilves’ party at Tammelan Stadion. In their last meeting at the venue Ilves defeated RoPS 3-1, which is yet another reason why home win should be considered. A man to watch in the home team will be Ivory Coast international Tiemoko Fofana, who is hungry for goals.