31 March 2024
1:2 in Valmiera

In the 3rd round game of the Latvian Highest league, we were the first to score a goal, but in the end we lost to “Valmiera” with the scoreline of 1:2. Gautier Mankenda scored the only goal for our team.

Both teams had won the first two games. We won both “Grobina” and “Auda” with the scoreline of 1:0. “Valmiera” had defeated “Metta” (2:0) and RFS (1:0).

We had a very good first 20 minutes. We created several goal-scoring moments and deservedly scored one goal. In the 9th minute, after a great pass by Kirils Iļjins, Gauthier Mankenda scored a goal – 1:0. In the second part of the half, “Valmiera” was already better. The opponents had some very good chances, but we saved our goal by working together. After the first half we were in the lead with 1:0.

The first ten minutes of the second half were a disaster. “Valmiera” scored two goals. In the 47th minute, the opponents scored a goal after our mistake, after which they created a quick combination and Leo Gaucho scored from close range (1:1). Seven minutes later, we played badly in our penalty area, and the opponent’s captain Daniels Balodis scored the second goal (2:1). During the rest of the game, we played more with the ball, but we could not get at least one point. Loss with 1:2.

The next match is on April 4 Mežaparks Sports Village against “Liepāja”. The kick-off at 18:00.