Tonight at the Skonto Stadium in the 24th round of the Latvian Highest league in an interesting and emotional game we defeated "Metta" with the scoreline of 3:2! Goals were scored by Alexander Ogunji, Yuri Kendish and Marcelo Torres. On Thursday game in Portugal.
This season we had played against "Metta" twice - on April 14th in Mežapark we beat our opponents with a scoreline of 4:0, and in the second game on May 23rd we won in an away match with a scoreline of 4:1.
At the beginning of the game we completely dominated. We created one attack after another and deservedly scored the first goal. In the 7th minute, after a cross from the left side, Alexander Ogunji scored the first goal in our club shirt - 1:0. Also in the continuation we had several good opportunities to score goals, but we could not use them. At the end of the half, "Metta" fought back - we played unsuccessfully near our own goal, and Lamine Correa scored. After the first half, it was tied 1:1.
In the second half, head coach Sandro Perkovic made several substitutions. We couldn't score a goal for a long time, but in the 77th minute, the opponents played a handball in their penalty area, and Yuri Kendish scored a penalty kick (2:1). "Metta" did not give up, and in the 80th minute, Jean Mbassi scored from the penalty area - 2:2. We reacted perfectly, immediately went on the attack, and in the 82nd minute, Marcelo Torres scored after Douglas Aurelio's cross. Victory with the result 3:2.
Next game on Thursday in Portugal against "Gil Vicente". The match starts at 22:00 Latvian time.