All square against Gzira!

Floriana FC 1 vs 1 Gzira United FC

Coming from a defeat in the old firm derby Floriana registered a one all draw against Gzira United this afternoon.

During the first half Floriana started well when on the third minute Amadou Samb’s effort hit the woodwork following a header by the Senegalese striker. On the twenty seventh minute the Senegalese once again threatened Gzira’s rearguard however his header was cleared off the line by a Gzira defender. Right before half time Gzira replied by Adeshina , with the latter seeing his shot ending wide, with the first half ending goalless.

After the break both sides shared exchanges in mid pitch , Floriana broke the deadlock on eleven minutes after kick off, it was a Steve Pisani’s corner who’s cross met Antonio Monticelli with the Italian beating Jurgen Borg from close range. However Gzira replied few minutes later with a Juan Carlos Corbolan freekick which gave Haber no chance and ended in the back of the net to draw level.

FLORIANA FC Starting XI; Justin Haber, Andre Scicluna, Antonio Monticelli, Enrico Pepe, Enzo Ruiz, Clyde Borg, Ignacio Varela (48′ Steve Pisani), Sebastian Nayar, Alex Cini, Amadou Samb, Mario Fontanella.
Subs not used: Matthew Grech, Jake Davies, Mattia Zarb, Jurgen Pisani, Zach Camilleri, Denilson Borg Castaldi.
Coach: Giovanni Tedesco

BOV Player of the Match: Antonio Monticelli

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