FC Žalgiris had a chance to secure the fifth A league title in a row, but didn't manage to win against the new champion Sūduva Marijampolė.


Vilnius side suffered two hard punches at the start of the first half. On 7 minutes, after the confusion in the penalty box, Semir Kerla scored the opening goal and just after one minute Karolis Laukžemis doubled Sūduva lead. At the end of first half, Andro Švrljuga received a cross and sent the ball into the back of the net.

After the break, Žalgiris tried to make a comeback, however, Vilnius side created just one dangerous attack when Egidijus Vaitkūnas missed his chance to score.



Match statistics:

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


Goals: 7 min. S.Kerla, 8 min. K.Laukžemis, 45+1 min. A.Švrljuga

Yellow cards: 43 min. K.Laukžemis, 76 min. S.Kerla, 77 min. R.Vėževičius; 41 min. M.Kuklys, 41 min. E.Vaitkūnas, 43 min. and 90+1 min. D.Oyarzun, 65 min. S.Blagojevič, 75 min. V.Lukša, 77 min. D.Slijngard

Red card: 90+1 min. D.Oyarzun

Sūduva: I.Kardum, V.Slavickas, R.Abu Bakr, A.Jankauskas, S.Kerla, A.Švrljuga (60 min. Choco), P.Leimonas, O.Verbickas, J.Manzorro, J.Tadič (89 min. E.Veliulis), K.Laukžemis (72 min. R.Vėževičius).

Žalgiris: A.Vitkauskas, D.Oyarzun, K.Rogulj, M.Mbodj, E.Vaitkūnas, S.Blagojevič, M.Kuklys, L.Antal (61 min. D.Slijngard), V.Lukša (80 min. B.Atajič), Elivelto (72 min. M.Ljujič), D.Šernas.