The debut was not only daring in the name, but the game's loss of the "yellow-blue". Moreover, the "Riga" opened the scoring early in the second half after hitting Japanese Yosuke Saito, who played in 2012 for "Ventspils". Ten minutes later, however, the home team battled back thanks to an accurate header Eduard Tidenberg.
In the last twenty minutes of the game the players of "Ventspils" has managed to create two great chances, but luck that day turned away from the team Paul Ashworth's notes— 1:1.
Another favorite of the championship started, "Jelgava", was taken in Olaine another debutant Virsliga — RFS. Here there were no surprises: Jelgava inhabitants scored four unanswered goals, two of which on the conscience of garlipure guests Kristaps Dzelme.
Latvian Championship-2016. Major League (round 1):
"Jelgava" — rīgas futbola skola 4:0 (1:0)
Goals: Savchenkov (4), Lazdinis (51), Kvasov (64), Kauber (74)
"The Ventspils — Riga" 1:1 (0:0)
Goals: Tidenberg (57) — Saito (47)