Derby delight!

Floriana FC 2 vs 0 Valletta FC

An improved Floriana side claimed their 3 points in a well fought derby against rivals Valletta.

Floriana made two significant changes in the starting eleven , Maurizio Vella and Antonio Monticelli starting the game replacing Ignacio Varela and Clyde Borg respectively with the latter was serving his ban following the red card in the previous game.

Floriana took the lead on the 30th minute , Valletta’s defence didn’t clear a pass by Alex Cini the pass got intercepted by Amadou Samb who fired a fierce shot from outside the area gave Henry Bonello no chance to make it one nil for Floriana.

After the break Mario Fontanella replaced Maurizio Vella. On the 57th minute Fontanella doubled the score, when off a Steve Pisani cross he scored the second goal with a fierce volley who gave Valletta’s custodian no chance to make it two nil.

FLORIANA F.C. Starting XI; Justin Haber, Antonio Monticelli, Enrico Pepe, Enzo Ruiz, Steve Pisani (81′ Brooke Farrugia), Maurizio Vella (57′ Mario Fontanella), Jurgen Pisani, Alex Cini, Amadou Samb (90+1′ Andre Scicluna), Nicolas Chiesa, Ryan Camenzuli.
Subs not used: Matthew Grech, Jake Davies, Mattia Zarb, Daniel Agius.
Coach: Giovanni Tedesco

BOV Player of the Match: Amadou Samb

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Alan Michael Vella

Alan Michael Vella is a young football enthusiast with a passion for Floriana FC, he's been given the responsibility of the club's official website following a successful spell in managing the club's ...

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