UEFA Europa League | Valletta 2 – Folgore 0

Valletta secured a 2-0 win over Folgore of San Marino that puts them in a good position to qualify to the next round of the Europa League.

Warren Zammit
29 June 2017, 10:49pm
Photo: Dominic Borg
Photo: Dominic Borg
Valletta went ahead on the 41st minute. Following a corner, Uchenna Umeh delivered the ball towards Steve Borg who headed inside the net.

On the 48th minute, Valletta made it 2-0. Uchenna Umeh sent an excellent through ball towards Maximiliano Velasco and the latter placed the ball behind the Folgore goalkeeper.

The second leg will be played on the 6th of July in San Marino.

Valletta starting line-up: Henry Bonello, Steve Borg, Ryan Camilleri, Juan Cruz Gill, Santiago Malano, Michael Mifsud, Joseph Zerafa, Claudio Pani, Maxi Velasco, Uchenna Umeh, Romeu Romao

Folgore starting line-up: Luca Bianchi, Alberto Semprini, Andrea Nucci, Luca Bezzi, Ramiro Martin Lago, Christofer Genestreti, Alessandro Bianchi, Luca Paradisi, Francesco Sartori, Cristian Brolli, Marco Bernardi

Referee: Denis Scherbakov (Belarus)