On the 8th of May FC Žalgiris met with FC Jonava. The greeen and whites played a great game and revenged for a loss in the first round of A league with the result 2:1 (1:0)
From the start of the match FC Žalgiris dominated the pitch and started attacking quickly but couldn’t find the back of the net. It all changed on 36th minute, when Liviu Antal made a great pass to penalty area where Serge Nyuiadzi left no chance for FC Jonava’s goalkeeper and put the ball to the net.
At the start of the second half FC Jonava made thing interesting. Local team was awarded a penalty kick after Jonava forward Laurynas Stonkus fell in the penalty area. Ernestas Veliulis took a shot towards FC Žalgiris net and equalised the score.
But it didn’t take long for the green-whites to score again. On 67th minute Tomaš Šimkovič made a superb pass to Antal who managed to beat the goalkeeper and brought a lead for FC Žalgiris.
The away team continued attacking until the very last minutes of the game but the score remained the same.
Next game FC Žalgiris will play on 12th of May against FC Trakai.
FC Jonava – FC Žalgiris 1:2 (0:1)
Goals: 57 min. E.Veliulis (penalty); 36 min. S.Nyuaidzi, 67 min. L.Antal.
Cards: 17 min. R.Santos; 22 min. L.Stonkus, 82 min. V.Lukša, 90 min. M.Dapkus; 15 min. M.Tomič, 86 min. D.Bartkus.
„Jonava“: G. Cioletti, G. Gomes, Y. Jeon, R. Santos, A. Tručinskas, M. Dapkus, J. Zasavicki (80 min. I. Fahad), V. Lukša (84 min. T. Salamanavičius), Tadas Eliošius (46 min. Tautvydas Eliošius), E. Veliulis, L. Stonkus.
Dž. Bartkus, R. Baravykas, L. Klimavičius (61 min. L. Ogana), M. Mbodj, S. Mikoliūnas, L. Antal, T. Šimkovič, M. Tomič, Marquinhos (61 min. S. Blagojevič), S. Nyuiadzi, T. Malec.