FC Flora Jumps Into 1st Place After Beating Kalju 1-0
The Estonian football league is heating up after a three-week break as Nõmme Kalju blew a chance to grab a 3-point lead in the standings Tuesday with a 1-0 loss to FC Flora, which move up to first place from third.
Irakli Logua, a Russian citizen, scored the only goal in the 79th minute of the evening match at Kalev Stadium, which means Flora, fourth last year, has 34 points so far this season. Last year's champion Levadia, which crushed Tartu Tammeka 7-0, is second with 32 points, on level but with a better goal difference, than Kalju.
Watch the highlights from yesterday's game here.
After 15 games, Sillamäe Kalev is in fourth with 30, completing the same look top-four as at the end of last season.
At the foot of the table, newcomers Jõhvi Lokomotiv are in last with three draws and no wins out of 15 games. Tallinna Kalev, who beat Jõhvi 2-1 on Monday, is second from the bottom with 9 points. Tammeka has 10.