The final weekend of the Finnish Cup took place in Turku. The reigning F-liiga champions took home the cup victories as Classic beat SPV in the final and PSS won against TPS. 

The Finnish Cup finals were played in a new format for the very first time. The event started with the men’s semi-finals on Friday. First Classic met TPS while in the other semi-final, SPV took on O2-Jyväskylä. Classic were ready to go after the Cup victory as they did not make it to the final last year and they won the match 4-1 against TPS. The reigning Cup champions SPV also made their way to the final this year. Final score 12-3 against O2-Jyväskylä.

Women’s semi-finals were played on Saturday. The tight first match ended in the favour of PSS as they beat EräViikingit 4-3. Classic and TPS met in the second semi-final. TPS took home the match 7-3.

Men’s final took place on Saturday evening. Mikko Leikkanen scored the winning goal for Classic in overtime. This was the sixth cup title for the team. In the even final, SPV had the lead during the last minute of regular time. Final score 5-4 for Classic.

Classic won their sixth Cup title. Photo by Anssi Koskinen

 

Women’s final between PSS and TPS took place on Sunday evening. Also this final had to be decided in overtime and it was Ella Holmberg from PSS who became the hero of the match. Final score 3-2. In addition to their Finnish Cup and F-liiga titles, PSS are also reigning Super Cup champions.

In addition to the medals and challenge cups, the winners received 10 000 euros. The runner-ups were rewarded 5 000 euros. Also the teams that lost their semi-finals were rewarded 1 000 euros each.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the event was played without audience but the Finnish broadcasting company YLE showed all matches on their channels.

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