Tarxien Rainbows 1 vs 0 Floriana FC.
Floriana have to forget today’s performance against Tarxien as soon as possible as they come out empty handed.
Ignacio Varela nearly broke the deadlock on the 9th minute when off a cross by Alex Cini he saw his chance being parried by the Tarxien’s custodian. On the 15th minute Enzo Ruiz saw his chance saved again by the Tarxien goalkeeper.
On the 20th minute Tarxien tried their luck through Triston Caruana, who saw his shot ending wide. Ignacio Varela tried his luck again with his shot ending in the Tarxien’s goalkeeper hands. In the 45th minute a corner by Triston Caruana, Sergio Prendes who following an indecision in the Floriana defence headed home to make it one-nil for Tarxien Rainbows before half time.
After the break , Steve Pisani tried his luck with his shot hitting the post, with Amadou Samb failing to connect from the rebound. On the 53rd minute both teams were reduced to ten men, with Clyde Borg being sent off for Floriana and Sergio Prendes for the other. On the 60th minute Mario Fontanella was fouled into the box with the referee pointing to the spot, with the Italian blasting it over the cross bar.
On the 87th minute a free kick by Gustavo Franca Amadio was saved by Tarxien’s goalkeeper.
FLORIANA F.C. Starting XI; Justin Haber, Enrico Pepe, Enzo Ruiz, Steve Pisani, Clyde Borg, Ignacio Lucas Varela (64′ Gustavo Franca Amadio), Jurgen Pisani (46′ Mario Fontanella), Alex Cini, Amadou Samb, Nicolas Chiesa, Ryan Camenzuli.
Subs not used: Matthew Grech, Jake Davies, Mattia Zarb, Daniel Agius, Daniel Vassallo.
Coach: Giovanni Tedesco