HJK Helsinki vs Viktoria Plzen: Champions League Live Stream, Schedule, Fixture and Probable Lineups

HJK Helsinki got the better of Rigas Futbola Skola in the first round of qualification while for Viktoria Plzen, it is the start of their Champions League journey for this season.

HJK Helsinki celebrating / Credit: Twitter/@hjkhelisnki

HJK Helsinki will be welcoming Viktoria Plzen for the first leg of the second round of Champions League qualifiers on Wednesday. HJK Helsinki got the better of Rigas Futbola Skola in the first round of qualification thanks to a penalty shootout win. They will be thrilled with the fact that they edged past in a close game and will be looking to carry on that momentum. As for Viktoria Plzen, it is the start of their Champions League journey for this season following a long and demanding pre-season. It promises to be an exciting and thrilling clash.

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Match Details

HJK Helsinki vs Viktoria PlzenKey Details
Date20 July, 2022
VenueBolt Arena, Helsinki
Kickoff time India9:30 pm IST
Kickoff time Finland7:00 pm EEST
Kickoff time Czech Republic6:00 pm CEST
RefereeNikola Dabanovic

HJK Helsinki would have certainly hoped for better results in their recent games. They have managed two wins, two draws and two losses in their last six games. Consequently, they sit at the second spot in the Finnish league three points off the summit. Helsinki won the 2021 league title in Finland with 59 points from 27 games. They will be looking to get past the second round qualifying stage where they have been eliminated in their last four attempts.

Viktoria Plzen, on the other hand, won the Czech First League title last season thanks to a seven point gap over Slavia Praha. This was their first league triumph in four years. Viktoria Plzen will be aiming to carry on this good run of results to the Champions League and make it to the group stage of the competition. The fans would be a little nervous by the fact that the club was winless in their final three friendlies against Botosani, Sint-Truiden and Besiktas but will hope that the players find their best form in the Champions League.

Possible Lineups

HJK Helsinki have several injury woes to deal with. David Browne and Pyry Soiri joined the list of injured players which already included Roope Riski, Manuel Martic among others. This will cause the management staff to come up with alternate options. As for Viktoria Plzen, Petr Pejsa and Lukas Hejda remain doubts for the game.

HJK Helsinki possible line-up: Hazard, Peltola, Tenho, Hoskonen, Raitala, Vaananen, Hetemaj, Boujellab, Terho, Abubakari, Browne

Viktoria Plzen possible line-up: Stanek, Reznik, Hejda, Pernica, Havel, Bucha, Kalvach, Cadu, Sykora, Mosquera, Chory

HJK Helsinki vs Viktoria Plzen schedule and fixture

The UEFA Champions League match between HJK Helsinki vs Viktoria Plzen will take place at the Bolt Arena, Helsinki on Wednesday at 9:30 pm IST.

Where to watch HJK Helsinki vs Viktoria Plzen?

Unfortunately, there is no concrete information on live streaming or telecast for the Champions League qualifying match between HJK Helsinki and Viktoria Plzen. We will update the viewers as and when any information about the streaming of the match becomes available.

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