Floriana FC 3 vs 0 Senglea Athletics.
On Friday evening Floriana beat newly promoted Senglea at the Centenary Stadium, for the Greens this was the second consecutive win following last week’s win against Naxxar. Floriana welcomed back Arthur and Steve Pisani following a one match ban whilst coach Giovanni Tedesco was serving one of the two match bans given to him by the MFA disciplinary board following remarks at the dying minutes of the match against Naxxar.
Floriana shared possesion with their opponents in the first half but midway through exactly on the fortieth minute Floriana forged a head , following an upswinging corner Italian striker Mario Fontanella intercepted a loose ball which he passed onto Arthur Henrique Ricciardi Oyama with the Brazilian defender unleashing a powerful drive that gave Centrangolo no chance to give Floriana the lead before the break.
After the break Floriana continued to press their opponents. Floriana’s effort were rewared on the sixty-third minute when Mario Fontanella profited of a Castrangelo blunder with the Italian striker slotting behind Senglea’s custodian to double the score for Floriana. Floriana scored their third through Juninho Cabral on the eightieth minute when Steve Pisani served the ball to the Brazilian striker with the latter concluding behind Senglea’s custodian.
FLORIANA FC Starting XI; Ini Etim Akpan, Enrico Pepe, Enzo Ruiz, Steve Pisani, Clyde Borg, Juninho Cabral, Alex Cini, Arthur Henrique Oyama, Dylan Grima (59’ Ignacio Varela), Mario Fontanella (86’ Leighton Grech).
Subs not used: Matthew Grech, Jake Stensen, Mattia Zarb, Miguel Galea.
BOV Player of the Match: Juninho Cabral