Läänemaa JK returned from the last game of the season with a draw, but as the winner

The final game of the Läänemaa football club’s season in Vändra ended in a draw. Photo: Marek Pragi

On Father’s Day, the 30th round game of the Premier League B was held on the Vändra artificial turf field, where in a tense fight between the representative team of the Lääne County football club and Vändra JK Vaprus, a 2: 2 draw was left on the scoreboard.

Measurement was crucial for both teams, as maintaining the league for the 2022 season was at stake.

Läänemaa JK started the fourth round from the bottom row of the table. Although the team managed to score 65 goals during the season, which is the fourth result in the league, the ball had to be lifted 94 times and was the first from behind.

Although the situation was often critical in the second half of the season, and those who were convinced that the Westerners would not be able to avoid falling out of any formula, the coaches and players did not give up and believed in their chance.

In the last round, the offspring teams of both Nõmme Kalju FC and Tallinn JK Legion were won, 2: 1 and 5: 0, respectively, and this undoubtedly gave them more confidence.

Läänemaa JK also took the twelfth player or fans to Vändra. There were more than forty friends, clubmates and relatives on the stand.

The tense game, where Chief Judge Martti Pukk showed a yellow card ten times and a red card once, ended in a draw, but since the match between Kalju and Legion held in Nõmme at the same time, he also won 8th place in the table, which ensures continued in the league, To Lääne County.

There will be no playoffs at ELB level this season and the bottom two will automatically be eliminated.

“It had to come so hard now,” said team coach Aavo Tomingas.

Yesterday, Lääne County JK fulfilled its goal of staying in the league for the season. Thus, Haapsalu still sees a good level of local football.


Source: Lääne Elu by online.le.ee.

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