In the second round of Lithuanian A league FK Žalgiris Vilnius smashed Stumbras Kaunas with a result 6:3 (5:1).
The game started with a quick goal for FK Žalgiris. Egidijus Vaitkūnas fired a long shot which ended up in the bottom corner of the net – 1:0.
It didn’t take long for opponents to even the score, as during the corner kick on the 6th minute of playing time FK Stumbras captain Audrius Račkus blasted a strong header – 1:1.
Just a minute after the incident the home team players were caught in a counter-attack and Bahrudin Atajic received a pass inside the penalty box and didn’t hesitate to put his team in front of the opponents – 2:1.
On the 19th minute FK Žalgiris earned a corner-kick, during which Saulius Mikoliūnas passed the ball to the penalty box and Linas Pilibaitis made a simple header and scored a goal – 3:1.
On the 32nd minute Elivelto and Bahrudin Atajic made in a perfect attack with a combination of short passes and B. Atajic doubled his tally – 4:1.
Lastly, on the 37th minute of playing time Mantas Kuklys fired a long shot and netted yet another goal, making the result of the first half 5:1.
The second half was better for the home team, as FK Žalgiris players loosened up a little bit. This ended up with a quick goal for Stumbras Kaunas. On the 53rd minute Keneddy Eriba has scored a header and on the 83rd minute Martynas Zaleckis has scored the 3rd goal for the team.
On the 78th minute of playing time Linas Klimavičius fired a strong header, but the goalkeeper blocked the shot, Elivelto made a second kick and netted the ball.
The game ended with a final result 6:3.
Stumbras Kaunas – Žalgiris Vilnius 3:6 (1:5)
2‘ [0:1] Egidijus Vaitkūnas
8‘ [1:1] Audrius Račkus
9‘ [1:2] Bahrudin Atajic
19‘ [1:3] Linas Pilibaitis
32‘ [1:4] Bahrudin Atajic
37‘ [1:5] Mantas Kuklys
53‘ [2:5] Keneddy Eriba
78‘ [2:6] Elivelto
83‘ [3:6] Martynas Zaleckis
Bookings: 17‘ Klaidas Janonis, 54‘ Kenedy Eriba, 63‘ Lukas Baranauskas, 73‘ Klaidijus Upstas (FK Stumbras); 70‘ Marin Matoš (FK Žalgiris).
FK Žalgiris Vilnius line-up: Armantas Vitkauskas, Egidijus Vaitkūnas (55‘ Justas Lasickas), Linas Klimavičius, Mamadou Mbodj, Donovan Slijngard, Linas Pilibaitis, Mantas Kuklys (55‘ Marin Matoš), Elivelto (79‘ Daniel Romanovskij), Vytautas Lukša, Saulius Mikoliūnas, Bahrudin Atajic.