FC Žalgiris recorder a third goalless draw this season against rivals from BC Žalgiris Kaunas. The final result of the match was 0:0 and it saw the end of FC Žalgiris two win streak.
Although the beginning of the game was quite slow and unpredictable FC Žalgiris soon took control of the game and started pressing the opposition. Despite the high pressure FC Žalgiris couldn’t breach the defense of the rival team. All the crosses and shots were intercepted by oppositions’ defenders. The final minutes of the game looked like FC Žalgiris will score because all the game was now being played in BC Žalgiris side of the pitch.
But despite the possession stats, not many dangerous shots at goal were recorded. Probably the most dangerous moment of the match was on 81st min. Mamadou Mbodji jumped higher the BC Žalgiris Kaunas goalkeeper and sent a header towards his goal but the ball hit the bar and went outside the field.
FC Žalgiris now has 15 points and sits in the second position in the A league table. Next game FC Žalgiris will play with FC Stumbras. The match will be played at LFF Stadium in Vilnius on 22nd of April 13:00
BC Žalgiris Kaunas – FC Žalgiris 0:0
Cards: 12 min. T.Snapkauskas, 90+1 min. M.Matuzas, 90+3 min. G.Sirgėdas.
BC Žalgiris Kaunas: M.Matuzas, P.Širvys, I.Dedura (76 min. A.Bakmazas), M.Beneta, T.Snapkauskas, G.Zagurskas, E.Kloniūnas, J.Mamajevas (61 min. G.Sirgėdas), S.Paulius (82 min. A.Raginis), L.Pilibaitis, E.Mickevičius. Substitutes: D.Mikelionis, P.Malakas, M.Popiera, A.Bursucas.
FC Žalgiris: D.Bartkus, D.Slijngardas, M.Mbodjis, L.Klimavičius (82 min. D.Oyarzunas), R.Baravykas, S.Blagojevičius, M.Tomičius (70 min. L.Ogana), S.Nyuiadzis (45 min. J.Manzorro), T.Šimkovičius, L.Antalis, T.Malecas. Substitutes: A.Mickevičius, S.Mikoliūnas, K.Uzėla, D.Romanovskij.