On March 14th FC Žalgiris visited current Lithuanian champions FC Sūduva. The clash between two of the league’s strongest teams ended with 0:0 draw.
Even though no goals were scored, the Lithuanian „El Clasico“ didn’t dissapoint its fans. Since the start of the game both teams were eager to take control of the match and fought for every inch of the pitch. Josep Tadic, a forward of FC Sūduva made the first dangerous attack towards FC Žalgiris net but he couldn’t beat the goalkeeper Džiugas Bartkus. FC Žalgiris also tried to create some dangerous oppurtunities to score but couldn’t beat the opposition’s defence.
A total of 7 cards were shown in this game including a red card for FC Sūduva player V.Slavickas.
Žalgiris head coach Aurelijus Skarbalius was happy that the team was playing fast paced football with a lot of passing. “We are playing according to our game plan. We are becoming a proper team”, - said the coach of Žalgiris.
On March 30th Žalgiris will be hosting FC Jonava. It will be the 5th match of this season for Green-Whites. The game will start at 19:30 pm.
Marijampolės „Sūduva“ – FC „Žalgiris“ 0:0 (0:0).
Cards: 49 min. A.N’D’iaye, 49, 81 min. V.Slavickas, 75 min. Semiras Kerla; 12 min. D.Barauskas, 54 min. T.Malecas.
„Sūduva“: I.Kardumas, A.Švrljuga, A.Jankauskas, S.Kerla, V.Gaidučikas, V.Slavickas, A.N‘Diaye, G.Acevedo (87 min. P.Leimonas), O.Verbickas, J.Tadičius (78 min. J.Kasparavičius), K.Laukžemis (89 min. R.Vėževičius). Substitutes: S.Klevinskas, M.Iharošas, P.Leimonas, R.Vėževičius, R.Cicilia, G.Matulevičius, J.Kasparavičius.
„Žalgiris“: D.Bartkus, D.Slijngardas, L.Klimavičius, D.Oyarzunas, R.Baravykas, S.Blagojevičius, D.Romanovskis (66 min. S.Nyuiadzis), S.Mikoliūnas, Marquinhos (83 min. L.Ogana), T.Šimkovičius, T.Malecas. Substitutes: A.Mickevičius, D.Barauskas, K.Uzėla, D.Kodz, L.Antalis.