FC Žalgiris immediately bounced back after the sloppy performance in Kaunas – Vilnius side in the 20th round of A league 5:0 crushed fifth-placed Utenis Utena.


A legion of Utenis Spaniards were quite aggressive and after the few fouls the game was fiercely competitive. Both teams created a number of chances near the opposition's goal, however, just Žalgiris managed to score.

Elivelto on 16 minutes opened the score line, also, later Darvydas Šernas, Serge Nyuiadzi and Bahrudin Atajič were on the top and quite easily sent the ball into the back of the net. Šernas, who scored 12 goals in this A league season, left behind former Atlantas Klaipėda striker Andrey Panyukov and became the top scorer in Lithuanian championship.



Match statistics:

FC Žalgiris 5:0 (3:0) Utenis Utena


Goals: 16 min. Elivelto, 26 min. ir 64 min. D.Šernas, 37 min. S.Nyuiadzi, 77 min. B.Atajič

Yellow cards: 4 min. Elivelto, 45 min. M.Traore; 17 min. Y.Kharbouch, 58 min. C.Carrasco

Žalgiris: A.Vitkauskas, D.Slijngard, D.Oyarzun, M.Mbodj, E.Vaitkūnas, S.Blagojevič, M.Traore, M.Kuklys (70 min. M.Ljujič), Elivelto, S.Nyuiadzi (54 min. V.Lukša), D.Šernas (74 min. B.Atajič).

Utenis: F.Ramirez, A.Goni (46 min. Ph.Atbashyan), J.Rabadan, G.Smitarello, P.Navas, D.Traore, B.Aizpun, I.Berruezo, J.Garcia, C.Carrasco (68 min. P.Roca), Y.Kharbouch (68 min. A.Fofana).