Rodney Strasser made his Finnish Cup debut as Turun Palloseura thrashed TiPS 6-0 in their last 16 meeting on Tuesday.
As a result, TPS advanced to the quarter-finals following their comfortable win.
Strasser’s TPS started brightly against the Vantaa team playing third-tier of Finnish football.
The former Milan man, who was making his third appearance for his Veikkausliiga side played the full throttle of the match at the Tikkurila sports park in Vantaa.
The visitors were the clear favourite to win, and in the end, the striped shirts had no difficulty knocking down their opponents.
A hat-trick from Ivorian striker Muhamed Tehe Olawale, goals from Albijon Muzaci, Joakim Latonen were enough for the visiting team acquired maximum points.
“The result was good, and I am satisfied with the game anyway, especially in the second half-time. During the break, I emphasized that simple and easy passes and they arrived,” TPS head coach Tommi Pikkarainen said after the match.
The semi-finals will be played before the start of the Veikkausliiga season on the weekend of June 27-28
Match Highlight Below!
Finnish Cup Quarterfinals Matches and Results
18.00 TiPS – TPS 0-6
18.00 KPV – HJK 0-2
20.00 KTP – Ilves 0-4
20.00 MP – FC Haka 1-3
18.00 JIPPO – FC Inter
18.00 KaaPo – KuPS
20.00 AC Oulu – FC Honka
20.00 PeKa – FC Lahti
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