Floriana FC 4 vs 0 Tarxien Rainbows FC.
Floriana concluded 2017 on a high note as they defeated Tarxien in this year’s last encounter.
Jurgen Pisani and Mohammed Saleh served their one match ban following the fourth yellow card collected against St Andrews, they were both replaced by Clyde Borg and Maurizio Vella, making his debut for Floriana following a long term injury was Terence Vella who joined Floriana from Senglea Athletic during this summer’s transfer market.
Floriana took fourteen minutes to take the lead, it was a cross by Arthur from the left, with the ball meeting Galvao with the latter opening the score for the Greens.
The boys in Green controlled their opponents well, and two minutes later it was Ignacio Varela, which his powerful drive gave Cassar no chance to parry to increase the tally for Floriana.
Arthur positive display continued as the Brazilian scored in the ninetieth minute following an indecision in the Tarxien defence, the Brazilian scored his second few minutes later when he lobbed the ball over the Tarxien custodian to seal the victory for the boys in Green.
FLORIANA FC Starting XI; Ini Etim Akpan, Enzo Ruiz, Steve Pisani, Clyde Borg, Ignacio Varela (77′ Bradley Sciberras), Maurizio Vella (38′ Clayton Failla), Goran Galesic (60′ Terence Vella), Tiago Galvao da Silva, Alex Cini, Arthur Henrique Oyama, Emerson Marcelina.
Justin Spiteri, Bradley Sciberras, Jake Stenson, Daniel Agius.
Coach: Guido Ugolotti
Assistant Coach: Massimo Giuseppe Savio