Floriana FC 4 vs 1 Senglea Ath.
Floriana moved temporarily into fourth place after beating the Senglean side, at the National Stadium on a Saturday afternoon.
The Boys in Green started well the match when after three minutes a fine cross by Steve Pisani met Juninho Cabral who the latter headed the ball behind the Senglea custodian to give Floriana an early lead into the game.
Senglea replied through a Cutajar shot which ended wide at goal. Floriana continued to press their opponents when Clayton Failla up swinging cross met Cabral, with the Brazilian missing the chance to increase the tally. Maurizio Vella had two golden opportunites which were parried away by Farrugia.
Against all odds Senglea drew level it was Brandon Muscat who crossed the ball, a fine header by Rene Caceres beat Akpan to restore a one all. However Floriana had better intentions and just before the break, The Greens got their second it was a cross on the left by Failla with the ball meeting Ignacio Varela with the ball ending behind Farrugia to give Floriana an important lead before the break.
Following the break, Floriana pushed forward once more when Alex Cini crossed with the ball meeting Arthur Oyama, with the Brazilian missing a golden opportunity at goal. However what Floriana didn’t do after the break they did few minutes later, it was a cross by Pisani with the ball meeting Emerson Marcelina with the Brazilian midfielder heading behind Farrugia.
Floriana scored their fourth on the sixty-sixth minute when Maurizio Vella headed the ball past Farrugia following a Cabral cross.
FLORIANA FC Starting XI; Ini Etim Akpan, Enzo Ruiz, Steve Pisani, Ignacio Varela, Maurizio Vella (80′ Patrick Wleh), Juninho Cabral, Clayton Failla, Jurgen Pisani, Alex Cini, Arthur Henrique Oyama (63′ Clyde Borg), Emerson Marcelina (70′ Daniel Agius).
Subs not used: Justin Spiteri, Mattia Zarb, Bradley Sciberras, Jake Stenson.
Coach: Luis Oliveira
Asst. Coach: Ryan Newell