Floriana FC 2 vs 0 Pembroke Athleta FC
With two goals one in each half, Floriana beat Pembroke Athleta this afternoon at the Hibernians Stadium, a win which was vital in consolidating the Greens bid for Europe next season.
Floriana took the lead on the tenth minute it was Enzo Ruiz exchanging passing with his compatriot Ignacio Varela with the latter lobbing the ball on Calleja Cremona leaving Athleta’s goalkeeper hapless to give Floriana the lead.
On the sixteenth minute Floriana could have increased the lead by Maurizio Vella , Vella’s shot ended just wide at goal.
On the fifty-seventh minute Ignacio Varela dribbled past Pembroke’s rearguard , with his shot being parried away by Calleja Cremona. Sebastian Nayar saw his chance hitting the woodwork following a corner by Steve Pisani.
Floriana scored their second on the seventy sixth minute when after a well executed free kick by Steve Pisani, Enzo Ruiz headed the ball past Calleja Cremona to increase the tally for the Greens !
FLORIANA FC Starting XI; Matthew Grech, Andre Scicluna, Antonio Monticelli, Enzo Ruiz, Clyde Borg, Ignacio Varela (91′ Denilson Borg Castaldi), Sebastian Nayar, Maurizio Vella (55′ Steve Pisani), Jurgen Pisani, Nicolas Chiesa (89′ Darrell Baldacchino), Mario Fontanella
Subs not used: Justin Haber, Jake Davies, Mattia Zarb, Jamie Delia.
Coach: Giovanni Tedesco
BOV Player of the Match: Ignacio Varela