Floriana FC 1 vs 1 Tarxien Rainbows FC
Floriana’s positive run was halted by a resilient Tarxien.
Floriana took the lead five minutes after kicking off the game , it was Maurizio Vella who’s shot was partially saved by goalkeeper Cassar , with Mario Fontanella tapping the ball in from close range to give Floriana an early lead.
Amadou Samb had a chance to double the score when released by Mario Fontanella, with his lob ending against the crossbar.
Floriana surged forward, Maurizio Vella advanced forward with the latter was fouled inside the area by Alex Alves with the referee pointing to the spot, from the spot Chiesa saw his shot partially saved by the Tarxien custodian, with Mario Fontanella heading wide from close range.
Tarxien managed to draw level mid way through the second half, it was a Ponce cross who found Caruana with his close header gave Haber no chance.
The Greens almost scored a screamer , it was Vella who from outside the area hit the post with Tarxien’s defence clearing the ball out, from Steve Pisani’s corner , Jurgen Pisani saw his header ending wide.
FLORIANA Starting XI; Justin Haber, Enrico Pepe (25’ Ryan Camenzuli), Enzo Ruiz, Steve Pisani, Clyde Borg, Maurizio Vella, Jurgen Pisani, Alex Cini, Amadou Samb, Nicolas Chiesa (80’ Gustavo Amadeo), Mario Fontanella.
Subs not used: Matthew Grech, Andre Scicluna, Jake Davies, Mattia Zarb, Daniel Agius.
Coach: Giovanni Tedesco
BOV Player of the Match: Maurizio Vella