“Valmiera” beat “Ventspils” with 3: 0 (1: 0).
Žorži Teišeira’s goal was scored in the 33rd minute after an excellent pass from Lukas Silagadze to the goalkeeper’s line. Teiheiro only had to aim and hit – 1: 0.
He had to leave the field five minutes later due to a sharp card due to a red card, but the guests had an even bigger staff loss – Ingar Sarmim Stugli and Gug Phalavandishvili with the red card, Ventspils were convincingly in the leading positions in the league in this indicator.
In the 57th minute, the difference was doubled by Toluvalase Arokodare, but six minutes later he also hit an 11-meter penalty kick – 3: 0.
It was his ninth goal of the season, overtaking Nemanja Belakovich, who has eight goals, in the list of the best snipers.
In the only mutual match this season in Ventspils, the teams agreed on a 2: 2 draw.
It has already been reported that the first three games of Monday ended in a draw. “Spartaks” played a draw with RFS – 1: 1 (1: 0), “Jelgava” recorded a draw with “Metta” at home – 2: 2 (1: 1), but “Daugavpils” reached a draw against “Tukums” at the end of the game 2000 “/ TSS – 1: 1 (0: 0).
“Liepāja” lost to the leading unit “Riga” in their home with 1: 4 (1: 1).
Elvis Stuglis nominated the guests in the eighth minute, but Liepāja players played back in the 22nd minute after an accurate shot by Richard Freudius – 1: 1.
In the 41st minute, after the corner, the champions took the lead again, scoring with Stefan Panic.
In the 51st minute, the ball was scored by the newcomer from Liepaja, the former captain of the “Ventspils” club Eduards Tīdenbergs – 3: 1 in favor of the guests.
In addition, in the 68th minute, the home team remained in the minority after Kristers Čudars earned the second yellow card in the match. He received the first one in the 52nd minute.
In the 84th minute, the result was 4: 1 in favor of the guests, when after the standard situation, the ball bounced off Vladislav Fyodorov, who sent it into the goal. In the 85th minute, already in the second half of the field, Roberts Ozols did not allow Freudja to score his second goal in the match.
In the first fight between the two teams this season in Riga, the hosts celebrated the victory with 2: 0.
“Riga” is in the leading position of the Premier League, which has accumulated 33 points after 12 matches. RFS is five points less in 12 games, Jūrmala “Spartaks” takes the third place with 18 points in 11 doubles, which is only ahead of “Valmiera” with the help of mutual games, which has more than one match. 15 points in 12 matches remained for “Ventspils”, but “Jelgava” has 14 points in 12 games. Next with 12 points in 12 matches are “Daugavpils” and “Metta”, 11 points in the games are the same for “Liepāja”, but “Tukums 2000” / TSS has reached four points in 12 duels.
This season, ten teams will start in the Super League, which is one more than last year and two more than yesterday. Also, this season in the Super League, the legionnaire limit has been raised to eight players. This means that there must be at least three players prepared for the association on the court at the same time. Last year, the limit was five foreign players.
As in many other countries, the number of permitted substitutions has been increased from three to five after the coronavirus break in the regulations of the Premier League championship in the 2020 season.
Due to a three-month forced break, three will be played instead of the four planned laps this season.
Last year, “Riga” was crowned Latvian champion, but RFS won its first trophy in the history of the club, which won the national cup.