Floriana FC 0 vs Balzan 2
Balzan consolidated their title ambitions with a comfortable win over Floriana this afternoon at the National Stadium.
Balzan took the lead on the eleventh minute when off a cross on the right by Ryan Fenech , Serrano headed past goalkeeper Grech to give Balzan an early lead.
On the seventeenth minute former player Matteo Piciollo saw his shot parried away by goalkeeper Grech, two minutes later Mario Fontanella saw his chance being parried away by Balzan’s Janjusevic. On the thirtieth minute Fontanella had a golden opportunity of drawing level but his shot ended wide at goal.
Balzan scored their second midway through the first half when Paul Fenech assisted De Barros with the latter advancing through the Floriana defence placing the ball on the left beating Grech for the second time.
On the seventy sixth minute Nicolas Chiesa saw his chance ending wide following a good exchange with Mario Fontanella, Five minutes later Balzan nearly scored their third through Bojan Kaljevic with his shot being saved by goalkeeper Grech.
FLORIANA FC Starting XI; Matthew Grech, Enrico Pepe, Enzo Ruiz, Clyde Borg (78′ Zack Camilleri), Ignacio Varela, Maurizio Vella (39′ Ryan Camenzuli), Jurgen Pisani, Alex Cini, Amadou Samb (46′ Andre Scicluna), Nicolas Chiesa, Mario Fontanella.
Subs not used: Justin Haber, Mattia Zarb, Jamie Delia, Loumar Cutajar.
Coach: Giovanni Tedesco