On Tuesday, head coach Markku Kanerva named a fresh line-up for Huuhkaji’s next three international matches.
The body of the team is already familiar. However, the surprise name is on the goalkeeper department when he has once finished his national team career Niki Mäenpää, 35, returns to Owls. Keeper Anssi Jaakkola is on the sidelines for a happy family event.
Playing in North America Robin Lod in turn, did not get into the team due to club team rushes.
At the opening of the League of Nations in September, Finland was deputy in many places. Reliable pillars will return to the top section for future matches Paulus Arajuuri and Joona Toivio. Lassi Lappalainen brings speed and skill to the edge.
Hero of the European Championship qualifiers Jasse Tuominen returns to attack to challenge Teemu Pukk and Joel Pohjanpalo in minutes of play.
Owls will return to the fields on October 7 and play five matches in six weeks.
On October 7, Finland will meet Poland in away fields. The match was scheduled to play in March, but was postponed due to a coronavirus pandemic.
The League of Nations, on the other hand, will continue at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium on October 11, the same week on Sunday against Bulgaria. On October 14, the Owls play at home against Ireland.
Lappish and Jukka Raitala play in only two League of Nations matches.
The Owls started the League of Nations in September with a meager 0-1 loss to Wales. Ireland, on the other hand, fell 1-0 in the away game.
Lukas Hradecky, Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Jesse Joronen, Brescia Football
Albin Granlund, Örebro SK
Jukka Raitala, Montreal Impact
Paulus Arajuuri, Pafos FC
Joona Toivio, BK Häcken
Juhani Ojala, Vejle BK
Juha Pirinen, AS Trencin
Jere Uronen, KRC Genk
Leo Väisänen, IF Elfsborg
Daniel O’Shaugnessy, HJK
Nikolai Alho, HJK
Midfield and attack:
Joni Kauko, Esbjerg fB
Tim Sparver, AEL Larissa
Glen Kamara, Rangers FC
Pyry Soiri, Esbjerg fB
Rasmus Schüller, HJK
Thomas Lam, PEC Zwolle
Ilmari Niskanen, FC Ingolstadt 04
Lassi Lappalainen, Montreal Impact
Robert Taylor, SK Brann
Teemu Pukki, Norwich City FC
Joel Pohjanpalo, Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Fredrik Jensen, FC Augsburg
Jasse Tuominen, BK Häcken
THE FOLLOWING OWN MATCHES
7.10. 9.45 pm Poland-Finland
11.10. 7 pm Finland-Bulgaria (League of Nations)
14.10. 7 pm Finland-Ireland (League of Nations)
15.11. 7 pm Bulgaria-Finland (League of Nations)
18.11. 9.45 pm Wales-Finland
Start times Finnish time