Finland will look to avenge a 2-1 defeat in their previous UEFA EURO 2016 meeting with Northern Ireland, with their guests already assured of a first finals appearance.
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Having qualified for the UEFA European Championship for the first time, Northern Ireland will seek to secure first place in Group F in Finland, who are looking to avenge a defeat in the sides' first UEFA EURO 2016 meeting.
• Northern Ireland reached their first ever UEFA EURO, and their first major tournament since the 1986 FIFA World Cup, with a 3-1 home win against Greece on 8 October. The same night, Finland's hopes were ended by a 1-1 draw in Romania.
• A point will guarantee Northern Ireland win Group F. Eliminated Finland are certain to finish fourth despite picking up seven points in their three fixtures under interim coach Markku Kanerva.
• Kyle Lafferty struck twice in the space of six first-half minutes as Northern Ireland won the sides' Group F encounter in Belfast 2-1 on 29 March.
• Northern Ireland now have the edge over Finland in senior internationals: W4 D1 L3. They have lost their only two previous competitive games in Finland, but won on their most recent visit – a 2-1 friendly success in 2006.
• Finland's 1-0 victory over the Faroe Islands in September ended a four-match wait for a competitive home win (D1 L3) during which they scored just once in Helsinki.
• Northern Ireland's Group F away record reads W3 D0 L1. Their sole away reverse in the section was a 2-0 defeat in Romania in November 2014.
• The latest booking list is available here: http://www.uefa.org/disciplinary/disciplinary-cases/booking-lists/index.html.
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• Centre-forward Lafferty went into the October fixtures as one of four players to have scored seven goals in EURO qualifying; only Germany's Thomas Müller (8) and Poland's Robert Lewandowski (12) have contributed more.
• In 16 contests between the nations' clubs in UEFA competitions, the Northern Irish sides' record is W3 D6 L7.
• The Finns have also had the better of their eight encounters with Northern Ireland in UEFA age-group competitions: W5 D1 L2.