21 April 2024
Tough victory in an away match

Today in the 8th round of the Latvian Highest league we earned a difficult victory against “Metta” with a scoreline of 2:1. The goals were scored by Luis Iberico and Abdulrahman Taiwo! The big Riga derby on Saturday at Skonto Stadium.

We had won “Metta” in Latvian Highest league the last eight games in a row. In the previous game, we suffered a painful loss in Tukums, so it was very important to win today.

Similar to other games, we controlled the ball a lot. We scored the first goal in the 6th minute. After Miloš Jojic’s pass Luis Iberico made a shot from the penalty area, after the first shot the goalkeeper saved the opponents, but after the second he couldn’t do it anymore. 1:0. After that, we lacked aggressiveness in attack, there were practically no dangerous moments and we were leading 1:0 after the first half.

We started the second half actively and deservedly scored another goal. In the 63rd minute, after Jojic’s pass, Abdulrahman Taiwo scored the first goal this season (2:0). Eight minutes later, Lamine Correa scored the opponent’s first goal from close range (2:1). The end of the game was nervous, and in one of the episodes goalkeeper Nils Puriņš made a very big save. Victory with the result 2:1.

Saturday, April 27, Riga derby against RFS. The kick-off at 19:00.