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Savage on target in HJK heavy win

Sep 19, 2012, 11:10 AM | Article By: Sainabou Kujabi-Njie

Gambia forward Demba Savage gave Finnish champions a first-half lead in Monday’s HJK’s 4-1 triumph over MYPA.

Monday’s matches, according to HJK.fi, tightened the tip of HJK’s struggle to further its chase for the leadership which is now being held by Inter Turku, who are standing on 49 points.

Hakanpaa, in the 44 minutes, gave HJK the opener and minutes later, Savage hit HJK’s break with a two-goal lead and his 9th goal of the season.

Joel Pohjanpalo painted HJK third in the 62nd minute and hit the last pin to the match by the evening his second and HJK’s fourth.

The victory now sends the Finnish Champions on 47 points and two points behind leaders.

HJK will face current leaders Inter Turku next Sunday at the Sonera Stadium.

HJK Helsinki is the biggest and the most successful Finnish football club with 24 Finnish Championship, 11 Finnish Cup and 4 Finnish League Cup titles.