Own goal by Stumbras ex-captain Tomas Snapkauskas have helped FC Stumbras to a 1:0 win over Kauno Zalgiris in an absorbing Kaunas city derby on Saturday.
Lithuanian Cup holders FC Stumbras once again proved who is Nr1 in Kaunas. Mariano Barreto’s side won first local derby in 2018th and celebrated first victory in A lyga this season.
FC Stumbras completely controlled the game but missed many chances until corner kick on 68th minute. Kgaogelo Sekgota sent the ball into the box and Snapkauskas had no luck scoring an own goal.
In the second half FK Zalgiris Kaunas received two red cards and spent most of the time defending deeply.
Next A league game FC Stumbras will play on Wednesday at home vs FK Jonava.