On Monday, the Daugavpils team celebrated the victory in the seventh round of the Optibet Latvian Football Super League.
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Daugavpils defeated “Ventspils” with 3: 1 (1: 1) in their field.
In the first half of the first half, “Ventspils” was close to scoring a few times, while the home team responded with counter-attacks, which brought results. In the 22nd minute of the match, Namdī Ofora’s shot was blocked by the guest goalkeeper Konstantīns Mahnovskis, but the first to hit the ball was Andrejs Kovaļovs, who sent the ball into the goal.
Towards the end of the first half, in the 41st minute, after Eduard Tīdenberg’s pass in the penalty area, Idovu Akintola shot the ball into his goal – 1: 1. In the first minute of the second half, after Akintola’s violation, the guests had the opportunity to execute an 11-meter penalty, but Kaspars Svārupa’s program was blocked by Ivans Dubodelovs.
Next, in the 58th minute, Daugavpils regained the leadership. Kirils Makejevs unleashed a swerving effort from the right that the visitors’ keeper did well to tip wide. The home side worked their way through the middle and almost got one back when Nagamacu Tacuro tried to sneak the ball past the keeper to score the 3 – 1 goal for the visitors.
A few minutes later, at the end of the second field, after a sharp episode, a fight broke out in the attack at the “Daugavpils” goal, during which Daniils Ulimbaševs roughly played against Dubodelov, receiving a red card for it. Kurzeme players had the opportunity to reduce the dominance of the home team in the first minute of the second half compensation period, but the “Daugavpils” football player knocked the ball out of the goal line.
The people of Daugavpils started the season with two losses, followed by two victories, which were again followed by two failures. In the previous match, they failed to keep the lead 2: 0 and suffered a painful loss to the leader of the 2: 3 tournament RFS. Ventspils started the season with a loss, then won three of the four games and fought in a draw once, but in the previous round he acknowledged the superiority of “Jelgava” with 0: 1.
In the “Daugavpils” team, a Nigerian striker has opened, who has scored four goals in three of the last five games, not to disappoint only the champion “Riga”. At the beginning of the season, Kaspars Svārups “fired” Ventspils, from whom Jevgenijs Kozlovs later took over the baton – both with three goals each, but in the last games they have been silent.
In this match, Viorels Frunze returned to the helm of “Ventspils”, who in the first five rounds noticed that he had three yellow cards, due to which he had to watch the duel in Jelgava from the stands.
On Monday, a duel of two brothers was left in the square – Viktors Litvinskis played in the “Daugavpils” team, but Dmitrijs Litvinskis remained outside the application in the “Ventspils” team. “Ventspils” is also represented by Daugavpils football student Kaspars Kokins, who went to a change in the 76th minute in this match.
In the leading positions of the Premier League with 21 points in seven games is RFS, but in the second with 18 points is “Riga”. “Ventspils” follows with ten points, nine points are for “Jelgava” and “Daugavpils”, eight – for “Spartak” and “Valmiera” of Jurmala, but “Liepāja” and “Metta” teams have accumulated six points. “Tukums 2000” / TSS got to the point in seven duels.