Floriana FC 0 vs 0 Hamrun Spartans
Floriana were held in a goalless draw against Hamrun Spartans, Floriana found the Spartans goalkeeper in a superb form denying the Greens on many occasions.
During the first half, Hamrun and Floriana shared the midfield, with both sides playing a tactical approach, both sides studying each other. The first chance came to Hamrun when a Leone powerful drive forced Akpan to produce a great save. On the fifteenth minute, Floriana attacked through Diego Silva, with the Brazilan’s shot giving no trouble to Bartolo. A few minutes later, Arias had an effort sailing wide at the Hamrun’s goal. Akpan once again produced a good save following a Lagzir freekick. A minute before the break the best chance came to Hamrun when Criaco upon receiving from Micallef saw his chance ending over the crossbar, to end the first half all-square.
After the break, Hamrun saw their chance on goal hitting the bar, a few minutes later Floriana had their first chance when Keqi through ball met Tiago Fonseca with the Brazilian’s shot parried away by the Spartans custodian. Bartolo once again came onto showing his reflexes when he saved a chance through Arias when the Argentinean saw his chance parried away. Bartolo was once again fundamental when he parried away a great chance by Tiago Fonseca, once again few minutes later Bartolo produced a good save on substitute Terence Vella.
FLORIANA FC Starting XI; Ini Etim Akpan, Enzo Ruiz, Diego Venancio, Kristian Keqi (87’ Terence Vella), Ulises Arias, Jurgen Pisani, Matias Nicolas Garcia, Augusto Caseres (55’ Jan Busuttil), Alex Cini, Ryan Camenzuli, Tiago Adan Fonseca.
Subs not used: Justin Spiteri, Clyde Borg, Bradley Sciberras, Mattias Formosa, Edward Herrera,
Coach: Vincenzo Potenza
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