Floriana FC 4 vs 0 Tarxien Rainbows.
The Boys in Green returned to winning ways after defeating Tarxien Rainbows at the Hibernians Stadium on Friday evening.
Floriana held the initiative early in the game when Kristian Keqi tested the Tarxien custodian after few minutes of the game. Ryan Camenzuli had his chance parried away by Briffa with the Tarxien custodian producing a finger-tip save. However, Floriana forged ahead on the fourteenth minute when off a Stefano D’Agostino cross the ball met Tiago Adan Fonseca with the Brazilian forward hitting a low powerful drive to give Floriana the lead in the game.
A few minutes later Tarxien had a chance however it was no danger for the Greens. Floriana scored their second following a great solo effort by Keqi on the right who managed to dribble a couple of Tarxien defenders before slotting the ball past Briffa. Floriana continued to press their opponents when a ball fell onto Stefano D’Agostino with the Italian’s shot ended over the bar following a pass by Garcia. However, Floriana scored their third when Diego Venancio’s powerful free-kick gave Briffa no chance to save.
D’Agostino exchanged the ball with Camenzuli with the ball neutralized by the Tarxien custodian. Following the break, Matias Garcia saw his chance parried away however he scored on the sixty-seventh minute when his low shot from outside the area gave Briffa no chance to save.
Substitute Jan Busuttil concluded a solo effort with a low shot from outside the area which scraped past the post on seventy-sixth minute.
Floriana’s D’Agostino was voted as the BOV Player of the Match.
FLORIANA FC Starting XI; Ini Etim Akpan, Enzo Ruiz, Diego Venancio, Kristian Keqi, Ulises Arias (62′ Clyde Borg), Stefano D’Agostino (79′ Bradley Sciberras), Jurgen Pisani, Matias Nicolas Garcia, Alex Cini, Ryan Camenzuli, Tiago Adan Fonseca.
Subs not used: Andrea Cassar, Kieron Azzopardi, Aleandro Garzia, Terence Vella.
Coach: Vincenzo Potenza
Asst. Coach: Darren Anton Vella