FC Žalgiris once again managed to stay just one point behind Sūduva Marijampolė, while winning a very important match against Trakai in the 30th round of A league.

Vilnius side started the game well but failed to score from a few promising chances. In the middle of the first half, Mantas Kuklys made a good cross into the penalty box for Liviu Antal, however, the header by Romanian player went a bit wide.

Fortunately, in the second half Žalgiris made a perfect counterattack and scored the only goal of the match. Vytautas Lukša sent a low cross from the right side and Darvydas Šernas, who found himself free in the penalty box, finished attack with a precise shot.

After this loss, Trakai were pushed away from the title race, as they are seven points behind Žalgiris with the three matches left.

Match statistics:

FC Žalgiris 1:0 (0:0) Trakai

Goal: 54 min. D.Šernas

Yellow card: 38 min. D.Oyarzun

Žalgiris: A.Vitkauskas, D.Slijngard, D.Oyarzun, M.Mbodj, E.Vaitkūnas, S.Blagojevič, M.Kuklys, M.Ljujič (79 min. B.Atajič), L.Antal (71 min. Elivelto), V.Lukša, D.Šernas (87 min. R.Baravykas).

Trakai: T.Sheremeta, V.Šilėnas, A.Klimavičius, A.Netzer, J.Januševskis, V.Borovskis, M.Vorobjovas, M.Shyshka, V.Jeriomenka (81 min. S.Čyžas), O.Dorley, D.Bilyaletdinov.