Skonto surprises reigning champs Ventspils

  • 2011-06-29
  • By Jared Grellet
RIGA - Skonto has taken out the 2010/2011 Triobet Baltic League in thrilling fashion, defeating hosts Ventspils in a shootout on Saturday afternoon [June 18]. In the most exciting final in the four year history of the Baltic-wide tournament, Skonto looked to have sealed the all-Latvian match-up with a goal in the first half of extra time to break a 0-0 deadlock. The reigning champions Ventspils were not done, however, tying the game up once more with a goal of their own in the second half of added time to send the match into a penalty shootout. It was at this stage that Skonto were final...
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