Oyewusi powering FK Žalgiris’ Champions League quest

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FK Vilniaus Žalgiris sealed their spot in the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round with a 3-0 aggregate win against Malmo.

On Wednesday, the Lithuanian champions hit 10 men Malmo 2-0 at the Eleda Stadion, goals from Mathias Oyewusi (34′) and Renan Oliviera (52′) secured a second-leg victory.
Oyewusi started the game, but was replaced in the 57 minute – he has not completed a game in his four appearances in the UCL qualifiers.
FK Žalgiris also won the first leg of the tie, a single goal decided the home game 8 days prior.
So far this season in the UCL qualifiers, FK Žalgiris have scored 5 goals conceding 1. There have been four different scorers.
Oyewusi has netted twice for the Green and Whites – the team’s top scorer – in the UCL.

 

He scored an extra-time winner in the tie against FC Ballkani in the second-leg of the previous qualifying round.
In the next round, the Lithuanians will go up against Bodø/Glimt with the first leg coming up August 3, at the Aspmyra Stadion.

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