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BOV Premier League | Hibernians 2 – Gżira United 0

Hibernians move a step closer to winning the Premier League following a 2-0 win over Gżira United.

Warren Zammit
15 April 2017, 9:19pm
Johann Bezzina of Hibernians challenging Louis Rene Zome for the ball. Photo: Christine Borg
Johann Bezzina of Hibernians challenging Louis Rene Zome for the ball. Photo: Christine Borg
Hibernians broke the deadlock on the 11th minute. Jurgen Degabriele served Jorge Da Silva Pereira and the latter hit a powerful drive past Jurgen Borg.

On the 39th minute, Hibs doubled the score. Gilmar Da Silva Ribeiro hit a low shot that gave Borg no chance.

Things became more difficult for the Maroons on the 78th minute as they had Louis Rene Zome sent off for committing a violent conduct.

Following this result, the Paolites are five points clear of Balzan and six of Valletta.

Hibernians starting line-up:  Andrew Hogg, Jackson Lima, Rodolfo Soares, Marcelo Dias, Jurgen Degabriele, Bjorn Kristensen, Johann Bezzina, Andrei Agius, Clayton Failla, Gilmar Da Silva Ribeiro, Jorge Pereira da Silva

Gżira United starting line-up:  Jurgen Borg, Jacob Borg, Clifford Gatt Baldacchino, Souleymane Diamoutene, Ian Azzopardi, Ige Adeshina, Louis Rene Zome, Moises Avila Perez, Carlos Reyna, Zach Scerri, Gianmarco Conti

Referee: Stefan Pace
Assistant Referees: Edward Spiteri, Paul Apap
Additional Assistant Referees: Sandro Spiteri, Darryl Agius
Fourth Official: Martin Borg
BOV Player of the Match: Gilmar Da Silva  Ribeiro (Hibs)

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