Ventspils wins Latvia's Cup, third year in a row

  • 2005-09-28
  • By TBT staff
RIGA - FK Ventspils won the Latvian Cup on Sept. 25 when it beat close rivals Liepajas Metalurgs 2-1 at Skonto Stadium. This is the third year in a row that Venstpils has won the cup.The first half of the game was slow, ending 0-0. It wasn't until late into the second half that things started to pick up. In overtime, following a free kick, Darjus Miceiks came out of nowhere to head the ball into the corner of the goal and put Liepaja 1-0 ahead. Five minutes later Vits Rimkus made a splendid run toward the penalty box and scored from some 22 meters, tying the game 1-1. The winning goal was m...
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