Floriana defeat Rainbows.

Floriana FC 2 vs 1 Tarxien Rainbows FC.

Floriana regained the top spot after defeating Tarxien at the National Stadium.

On the third minute, Floriana nearly scored an early opener when off a free-kick by Diego Venancio the ball hit the side netting.

Floriana continued to press their opponents however Tarxien took the lead, it was Torres Manuel Murillo who unleashed a powerful drive, giving Akpan no chance to parry to give Tarxien the lead.

The boys in Green notched the equalizer three minutes later, it was a diagonal free-kick which was executed by Jan Busuttil to notch the equalizer for Floriana. Before the break, Floriana nearly scored again when off a through ball by Matias Garcia the ball met Keqi, with his chance parried away by Briffa.

Jan Busuttil nearly netted his second when on the forty-forth minute upon receiving from Fonseca his chance ended amazingly wide.

Floriana went ahead on the fifty-third when off a cross by Diego Venancio Da Silva it was Kristian Keqi who headed behind Briffa to give Floriana the lead.

Keqi was once again protagonist when off a solo run his effort ended wide, a few minutes later Diego’s effort also ended wide.

FLORIANA FC Starting XI; Ini Etim Akpan, Enzo Ruiz, Diego Venancio, Kristian Keqi (90+1′ Brandon Paiber), Ulises Arias (80′ Clyde Borg), Jurgen Pisani, Matias Nicolas Garcia, Alex Cini, Jan Busuttil (76′ Terence Vella), Ryan Camenzuli, Tiago Adan Fonseca.
Subs not used: Justin Spiteri, Moustapha Beye, Edward Herrera, Aleandro Garzia.
Asst. Coach: Darren Anton Vella

BOV Player of the Match: Kristian Keqi

 

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