FC Žalgiris clean sheet series were stopped by FC Jonava after a tragic second half of the game. Serge Nyuiadzi scored the first goal for the Green-Whites but after the break, the away team’s striker Laurynas Stonkus managed to beat goalkeeper Džiugas Bartkus twice and brought his team a win – 2:1.
Until scoring the first goal FC Žalgiris were controlling the game and playing confident. However, after the first goal the game became much slower and FC Jonava started making some attacking play.
After the halftime, the opposition were pressing FC Žalgiris and after a few failed attempts Laurynas Stonkus scored for FC Jonava and the result became 1:1. After couple of minutes the same striker scored again and FC Jonava was leading the game 1:2.
The home team were trying to push forward and break opposition’s defense but results were disappointing. The final score 1:2.(1:0). It was the first loss for Žalgiris in A league this season.
FC „Žalgiris“ – FC „Jonava“ 1:2 (1:0). Goals: 15 min. Serge Nyuiadzi; 62 ir 67 min. Laurynas Stonkus.
Cards: 21 min. R.Baravykas, 45+2 min. L.Klimavičius, 67 min. S.Mikoliūnas; 17 min. L.Stonkus, 70 min. A.Tručinskas.
„Žalgiris“: D.Bartkus, L.Klimavičius, D.Oyarzun, R.Baravykas, S.Mikoliūnas, S.Blagojevič, T.Šimkovič, S.Nyuiadzi, Marquinhos (65 min. L.Antal), L.Ogana, T.Malec. Substitutes: A.Mickevičius, E.Morinas, M.Mbodj, K.Uzėla, M.Tomič, D.Romanovskij.
„Jonava“: G.Cioletti, M.Činikas, A.Klimavičius, R.Santos, A.Tručinskas, I.Fahad, V.Lukša (90+5 min. Taut.Eliošius), E.Veliulis, J.Zasavicki, K.Šilkaitis (70 min. T.Eliošius), L.Stonkus (88 min. Kler Heh). Substitutes: N.Bjelan, T.Salamanavičius, G.Vasylius, S.Sivolovas.