After the 3:1 victory in the 24th round of A league against Žalgiris Kaunas, FC Žalgiris raised the gap from the second-placed Trakai.


Vilnius side started the game very well and scored two goals in the first 22 minutes. On 14 minutes Matija Ljujic stole the ball from the opponent and made a cross into the penalty box, where Bahrudin Atajič sent the ball past Modestas Stonys. After that, Liviu Antal took a ball from a bad clearance by Klimas Gusočenka and scored the second goal.

However, Žalgiris Kaunas pulled one goal back on 74 minutes with a precisely taken free kick by Aurimas Raginis, but Atajič on the first added minute of the regular time scored his second goal and the game was finished.

After this victory, Žalgiris has a 10 points gap from the second-placed Trakai, which has 44 points.



Match statistics:

FC Žalgiris 3:1 (2:0) Žalgiris Kaunas


Goals: 14 and 90+1 min. B.Atajič, 22 min. L.Antal; 74 min. A.Raginis

Yellow cards: 45+2 min. D.Slijngard, 67 min. D.Romanovskis, 88 min. A.Vitkauskas; 32 min. Brunno, 61 min. M.Stonys, 79 min. E.Kloniūnas

Žalgiris: A.Vitkauskas, D.Slijngard, L.Klimavičius, M.Mbodj, E.Vaitkūnas, S.Blagojevič, M.Traore, M.Ljujič (75 min. M.Kuklys), V.Lukša (90 min. R.Baravykas), L.Antal (46 min. D.Romanovskis), B.Atajič.

Kauno Žalgiris: M.Stonys, L.Chapodze, I.Dedura, K.Gusočenka, V.Bachiashvili, E.Kloniūnas, M.Duque, Brunno (84 min. E.Baniulis), O.Buraimoh (32 min. T.Moffi), A.Raginis, L.Kochanauskas (74 min. G.Sirgėdas).