Narrow win for Floriana

Floriana FC 1 vs 0 Gzira United

A penalty scored by captain Nicolas Hernan Chiesa hands Floriana a vital win , a win that moves Floriana up to the fourth position in the league table together with Hibernians FC.

It was a match that Floriana controlled from the beginning with Gzira defending well against Floriana’s attacks. Floriana managed to take the lead off a penalty ; it was Maurizio Vella who was fouled inside the area, from the penalty spot Nicolas Hernan Chiesa made no mistake to give Floriana  the lead.

In another attack Amadou Samb released Mario Fontanella who saw his shot cleared by a Gzira defender. Gzira had an opportunity through Rafael Ledesma which saw his chanced saved by goalkeeper Justin Haber.  After the break Mario Fontanella had a chance to increase the tally but he saw his chance cleared off the line by Souleymane Diamoutene who denied the Italian forward in doubling the score for Floriana.

Maurizio Vella saw his chance being parried by goalkeeper Jurgen Borg following a run on the flank by Ryan Camenzuli.

FLORIANA FC Starting XI;  Justin Haber, Andre Scicluna, Enzo Ruiz, Steve Pisani, Clyde Borg, Maurizio Vella (80′ Brooke Farrugia), Jurgen Pisani, Amadou Samb, Nicolas Chiesa, Mario Fontanella (75′ Ignacio Varela), Ryan Camenzuli.
Subs not used: Matthew Grech, Gustavo Amadio, Mattia Zarb, Alex Cini, Daniel Agius.
Assistant Coach: Salvatore Caleca


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