In the 30th round of “Optibet A League”, 4 out of 5 wins are won by the home team.
Script. The last two clashes between “Kaunas Žalgiris” and “Jonavas” were triggered by similar events. After another devastating mistake by Divine Naah, Jonavi’s people took the lead, but Linas Pilibaitis and Gratos Sirgėdas’ penalty gave them a 2: 1 victory.
Žalgiris enters the rest of the national team in sixth place, but they are only seven points behind second-placed Kaunas “Hegelmann” and have two more games on the bench.
Loss. “Jonava” will end a difficult season without the top scorer with seven games remaining to play. Tadas Eliošius, who was injured in the game against Panevėžius and scored three goals, will watch his teammates perform from the outside.
Saved. “Hegelmann” broke the record of 5 unbeaten matches and defeated Telšiai “Džiuga” for the first time away from home – 1: 0. The winning goal, the sixth goal of the year, was scored by Brazilian Alex Souza.
Andriaus Skerla’s army retains second place, but the remaining six matches will be played against teams 1-7.
Traps. In the battle for the eighth position, which would allow the avoidance of the transition match with the second team of the Optibet First League, it could completely prevent an immediate national team split. “Džiugas” is 6 points behind Gargždės “Bangas” and will play “Jonava” next.
If Giugias does not win away from home, their chances of avoiding a transfer game will be reduced to a minimum.
Section. FA Danieliauliai midfielder Danielis Romanovskis, who has not played well this season, shone again – it was the footballer’s effective shot that helped Panevėžys beat Panevėžys 1: 0. D. Romanovskis has scored beautifully in two consecutive games.
Despite the victory, the people of Šiauliai did not have much chance of advancing to seventh place, however, after the national team rested, they were able to get it quickly.
Landing. “Panevėžys” lost to FA Šiauliai with a small deficit for the third time in a row and dropped to fifth after the last defeat, but according to the losing points, they are still in third place.
At this time, the former chairman “Panevėžys” stood as chairman. Dainius Gleveckas, assistant coach of Valdas Urbonas. Teams from the capital, Aukštaitija, have not won four games in a row.
Come back. “Sūduva” from Marijampolė recovered from defeat at Telšiai and beat “Banga” from Gargžda 2: 0 at home – according to the losing score, allowing them to move up to second place and win “Panevėžis “In the rankings.
Simon Urbio’s performance on the green field should be a happy highlight for the runner-up. After recovering from injury, he returned to the Optibet A League after a break of nearly six months.
First appearance. Another young footballer appeared for the first time in the “Banga” range. 17-year-old Nojus Šimkus, who normally competes in the “Optibet First League”, was thrown into a fight at Marijampole at the end of the match.
Derby. For the first time since 2014, during the entire season, Vilnius “Žalgiris” did not lose a single point against “Knights” or “Trakus” – they also won the fourth match between them. Galgiris beat another venture capital club 3-1 and moved closer to the title.
The champion’s top scorer has scored in three consecutive games and has established himself further on the sniper top with 14 on target.
Strength. “Knights” enter the national team with a bigger ranking. Lucas Dias, who has not played for two months, has returned to the team, with Mindaugas Grigaravičius playing at least halfway through after a break of more than four months.
The midfielder recently converted a penalty – it was his second goal of the season in the Optibet A League.