FC Žalgiris finished fourth lap in A league on a sad note, while losing 0:3 to Sūduva Marijampolė in the 28th round of Lithuanian championship.


Sūduva managed to score on 7 minutes, when the ball bounced to Karolis Laukžemis in the penalty box and he sent it past Armantas Vitkauskas. Žalgiris had few chances to score at the end of the first half, however, all shots went a bit wide. Unfortunately, Josip Tadič scored two goals in the dying minutes, Sūduva secured a victory and left behind Lithuanian champions at the top of the table.

With the five games left, Žalgiris has 58 points and now founds itself one point behind Marijampolė side.



Match statistics:

Sūduva Marijampolė 3:0 (1:0) FC Žalgiris


Goals: 7 min. K.Laukžemis, 86 ir 89 min. J.Tadič

Yellow cards: 19 min. E.Veliulis, 89 min. A.Živanovič, 90+2 min. V.Slavickas; 19 min. S.Blagojevič, 57 min. Elivelto, 65 min. L.Klimavičius

Sūduva: I.Kardum, V.Slavickas, S.Kerla, A.Živanovič, A.Jankauskas, A.Švrljuga, G.Matulevičius (64 min. J.Manzorro), P.Leimonas, O.Verbickas, E.Veliulis (52 min. J.Tadič), K.Laukžemis (78 min. R.Vėževičius).

Žalgiris: A.Vitkauskas, D.Oyarzun (46 min. Elivelto), L.Klimavičius, M.Mbodj, E.Vaitkūnas, S.Blagojevič, M.Kuklys (80 min. B.Atajič), D.Slijngard, V.Lukša, D.Šernas, L.Antal (75 min. M.Ljujič).