Floriana FC 0 vs 1 Qormi FC.
Floriana have suffered a blow in their bid to secure a safe spot.
Before Kick-Off a minute of silence was observed, in order to honour Benny Casha, former Senglea Athletics president who died this week.
On the twelfth minute Floriana threatened the Yellows defence when Lucas Vieira found himself inside the area with the Brazilian forward failing to connect. A few minutes later a corner by Paiber met Marcelina with the latter’s effort ending wide.
Qormi started to gain momentum and it was on the twentieth minute when Gnindokponou shot off a rebound ended inside the net, with the lines-man signalling offside. However Qormi scored few minutes later when a Rozzi hit a Floriana defender who’s deflection proved fatal as the ball ended inside the net to give Qormi the lead.
Floriana replied four minutes later. Arthur Oyama’s effort from a free-kick went marginally wide.
Vieira lost a good opportunity to equalise for Floriana on the 43rd minute. Following a cross, the Brazilian missed the target from in front of David Cassar.
Floriana started the second half looking to equalise and threatened Qormi on the 47th minute. Jurgen Pisani drilled a low shot from distance that sailed off target.
Despite their efforts, Floriana were struggling to create chances on goal. In fact, their next chance on goal was created on the 76th minute. Oyama’s shot from outside the penalty area ended up over.
Qormi could have doubled their advantage during the additional time, but the unmarked Tensior Gusman failed to hit the target from close range.
FLORIANA FC Starting XI; Ini Etim Akpan, Enzo Ruiz, Brandon Paiber, Jurgen Pisani, Alex Cini, Ulises Arias, Arthur Oyama, Edward Herrera, Ezequiel Cesani, Emerson Marcelina, Lucas Vieira da Silva.
Coach: Guido Ugolotti
Asst. Coach: Massimo Savio