In the 26th round of A league, FC Žalgiris was goal behind but kept fighting and played a 1:1 draw against Atlantas Klaipėda.


After the dull first half, Vilnius side started to press opposition and had a few good chances to score the opening goal. However, on 65 minutes Atlantas striker Dmitri Mazalevski calmly dispatched a penalty kick and put his team in front.

After that, Žalgiris managed to score a fast equalizing goal. On 78 minutes Elivelto found a small gap in the penalty box and sent the ball past the goalkeeper. In the dying minutes of the game, Atlantas and Žalgiris could score a game-winning goal, nevertheless, defense or the goalkeepers of both teams were precise.



Match statistics:

Atlantas Klaipėda 1:1 (0:0) FC Žalgiris


Goals: 65 min. D.Mazalevski (from the penalty); 78 min. Elivelto

Yellow cards: 16 min. D.Šimkus, 78 min. I.Kalpachiuk; 41 min. D.Romanovskis, 69 min. D.Oyarzun, 90+3 min. B.Atajič.

Atlantas: A.Zhelnin, N.Ivanov, S.Rakauskas, D.Šimkus, D.Mazalevski, S.Juška, M.Fridrikas, D.Andronic, I.Kalpachiuk, T.Labukas (79 min. M.Beneta), D.German.

Žalgiris: Dž.Bartkus, D.Slijngard, D.Oyarzun, L.Klimavičius, R.Baravykas, M.Mbodj, M.Traore, D.Romanovskis (59 min. Elivelto), V.Lukša, L.Antal, B.Atajič.