A Lyga
2019
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The 2019 A Lyga is the 30th season of the A Lyga, the top-tier association football league of Lithuania. The season began on 2 March 2019 and is scheduled to end on 27 November 2019.

Sūduva Marijampolė began the season as defending champions having won their second consecutive league title last year.

Teams

The following teams are competing in the 2019 championship:

Club Location Stadium Turf Capacity 2018 position
Atlantas Klaipėda Central Stadium of Klaipėda Natural 4,428 6th
Klaipėda Artificial Football Pitch Artificial 1,000
Kauno Žalgiris Kaunas SM Tauras Stadium Natural 500 5th
NFA Stadium Artificial 500
Palanga Palanga Palanga Stadium Natural 1,212 7th
Klaipėda Klaipėda Artificial Football Pitch Artificial 1,000
Panevėžys Panevėžys Aukštaitija Stadium Natural 6,600 I Lyga, 1st
Žemyna Progymnasium Stadium Artificial 500
Riteriai Vilnius LFF Stadium Artificial 5,067 3rd
Sportima Arena Artificial 3,157
Stumbras Kaunas NFA Stadium Artificial 500 4th
Sūduva Marijampolė ARVI Football Arena Natural 6,250 1st
ARVI Football Indoor Arena Artificial 2,660
Žalgiris Vilnius LFF Stadium Artificial 5,067 2nd
Sportima Arena Artificial 3,157

Personnel and kits

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players and Managers may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Team Head coach Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Atlantas Flag of Latvia Viktors Dobrecovs Flag of Lithuania Darvydas Šernas Nike  —
Kauno Žalgiris Flag of Lithuania Mindaugas Čepas Flag of Lithuania Linas Pilibaitis Hummel BC Žalgiris
Palanga Flag of Russia Artyom Gorlov Flag of Lithuania Gvidas Juška Nike 011
Panevėžys Flag of Moldova Alexandru Curteian Flag of Lithuania Paulius Janušauskas Hummel Kalnapilis
Riteriai Flag of Lithuania Aurelijus Skarbalius Flag of Lithuania Valdemaras Borovskis Nike Ecoil
Stumbras Flag of Portugal João Luís Martins Flag of Lithuania Rimvydas Sadauskas Joma  —
Sūduva Flag of Kazakhstan Vladimir Cheburin Flag of Lithuania Algis Jankauskas Joma Sumeda
Žalgiris Flag of Poland Marek Zub Flag of Lithuania Saulius Mikoliūnas Nike Top Sport

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Atlantas Flag of Lithuania Vacys Lekevičius End of caretaker spell 11 November 2018 Pre-season Flag of Latvia Viktors Dobrecovs 16 February 2019
Riteriai Flag of Belarus Albert Rybak 21 December 2018 Flag of Lithuania Aurelijus Skarbalius 21 December 2018
Palanga Flag of Lithuania Valdas Trakys Mutual consent 2 January 2019 Flag of Russia Artyom Gorlov 29 January 2019
Stumbras Flag of Portugal Mariano Barreto 31 January 2019 Flag of Portugal João Luís Martins 22 February 2019
Žalgiris Flag of Lithuania Valdas Urbonas Signed by Lithuania national team 2 February 2019 Flag of Poland Marek Zub 13 February 2019

Regular season

Regular season table

Template:2019 A Lyga Regular Season table

Championship round

Championship round table

Template:2019 A Lyga Championship Round table

External links

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League cups

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Supercups

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UEFA competitions
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Super Cup
International competitions
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League cups

England · Estonia · France · Iceland '19 '20 · Israel · Latvia · Northern Ireland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '19 '20 · Scotland · Wales

Supercups

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UEFA competitions

Champions League (qualifying phase and play-off round, group stage, knockout phase, Final) · Europa League (qualifying phase and play-off round, Champions Path, Main Path, group stage, knockout phase, Final) · Super Cup

International competitions

2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup · 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup · UEFA Euro 2020 (qualification) · 2018–19 UEFA Nations League (Finals) · 2021 Euro Under-21 (qualification) · 2019 Euro Under-19 (qualification) · 2020 Euro Under-17 (qualification)

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