Tonight at the Skonto Stadium in the 19th round of the Latvian Highest league, "Riga Football Club" scored seven goals and won "Daugavpils" 7:1. Stanislav Krapukhin scored two goals in this game. On Sunday, the Latvian Cup semi-final against RFS.
We had played against "Daugavpils" twice this season. In the first game in Mežaparks we won with 4:0, but in the second game in Daugavpils we lost two points - 1:1.
We had a great start of the game. In the first 17 minutes we scored three goals. In the 7th minute, Karim Loukili shot the ball into the net from a close distance and scored first goal in "Riga" shirt. In the 12th minute, Mikael Soisalo played individually - the Finnish midfielder finished with a great shot in bottom corner (2:0). Five minutes later, after an opponent's mistake in the penalty area, Yurii Vakulko made a shot in the far corner - 3:0. In the second half, William Mukvelle was sent off for a rough game. At the end of the half we couldn't use several opportunities, and after the first half "Riga" was in the lead with 3:0.
In the second half, "Riga" completely dominated and deservedly scored four more goals. In the 58th and 66th minutes, the Russian striker Stanislav Krapukhin scored from a close distance (5:0). A minute later a great shot from 18 meters from Felipe Brisola (6:0). "Riga" continued to attack, and in the 70th minute Kule Mbombo shot the ball from a few meters (7:0). The final part of the game went smoothly, we lost our concentration a bit, and in the 90th minute "Daugavpils" also scored one goal (7:1).
On September 19, we will play against RFS in the semi-finals of the Latvian Cup. The match will start at 18:00.