Floriana FC 1 vs 1 Valletta FC
Floriana jolted city’s title aspirations as the Greens scored at death through Ryan Camenzuli to deny Valletta the win.
The Greens nearly took the lead on the thirteenth when Ryan Camenzuli won possesion off Santiago Malano then passing to Ignacio Varela with the latter seeing his shot ending wide. On the twenty seventh minute Aguirre crossed in the middle with Haber saving without problem.
Steve Borg exchanged passes with Malano with the latter chance was parried away by goalkeeper Haber. Valletta’s Alinho Goncalves saw his chance ending wide when he tried his luck from outside the area. Floriana responded on the sixty fourth minute through Nayar but he saw his chance saved by Bartkus.
At the end of the second half Valletta brought on Michael Mifsud, and this move proved good as the fresh city’s striker proved good , the latter advanced through Floriana’s defence dribbling past two defenders before placing the ball behind Haber to give Valletta the lead.
But Floriana never die attitude gave fruit when off a Fontanella pass, Camenzuli unleashed a powerful drive who gave Bartkus no chance to score the draw.
FLORIANA FC Starting XI; Justin Haber, Steve Pisani, Antonio Monticelli, Enrico Pepe, Enzo Ruiz, Ignacio Varela, Ryan Camenzuli, Alex Cini, Sebastian Nayar (81′ Clyde Borg), Nicolas Chiesa (90′ Matthew Grech gk), Mario Fontanella.
Subs not used: Jurgen Pisani, Jake Davies, Mattia Zarb, Zack Camilleri, Jamie Delia.
Coach: Giovanni Tedesco