For the fourth time this season – and second time in a row – FC Žalgiris took only one point from the game in A lyga. On April 22nd Žalgiris played at home against FC Stumbras. The final result 1:1 was a huge dissapointment for green and white fans.
Liviu Antal had the first opportunity to score, but couldn‘t handle the ball in the penalty box. After half an hour of the game Stumbras player Fabio Lopes went through Žalgiris defence and calmly put the ball to the net.
In the second half Žalgiris put the pressure on the opponents and besieged their goal. On 74th minute Louis Ogana managed to convert great assist by Tomaš Šimkovič into the goal. It was the first goal for 22 years old player from Nigeria in Žalgiris. In the last minutes of the game Ogana had a chance to save a day for Žalgiris team, bet after his shot the ball ended in the hands of Rodrigo Josviaki.
After 9 games in A league Žalgiris has 16 points and is in the second place. Sūduva with 25 points has taken a first position.
FC Žalgiris – FC Stumbras 1:1 (0:1)
Goals: 74 min. L.Ogana; 29 min. F.Lopes.
Cards: 26 min. T.Šimkovič, 47 min. S.Blagojevič, 64 min. M.Tomič, 90+1 min. S.Nyuiadzi; 41 min. A.Almeida, D.Kuagica, 77 min. L.Villela, C.Agostinho.
FC Žalgiris: D.Bartkus, D.Oyarzun (88 min. S.Mikoliūnas),D.Sljingard,M.Mbodj,S.Blogojevič (62 min. M.Tomič), L.Antal (68 min. L.Ogana), T.Malec, J.Manzorro, R.Baravykas, S.Nyuiadzi, T.Šimkovič.
R.Josviaki, A.Almeida, A.Rodrigues, F.Lopes, L.Čerkauskas, R.Sadauskas (68 min. V.Armanavičius), A.Odiquir, M.Soares (62 min. L.Villela), R.Sekgota, D.Bondo, D.Galkevičius (57 min. M.Bouchareb).