Hibernians continue perfect run

Hibernians continued their perfect run, crushing Zebbug Rangers 4-0.

Hibernians maintain their perfect record. Photo by Ray Attard
Hibernians maintain their perfect record. Photo by Ray Attard

Zebbug could not better their fortunes after coming back from two consecutive draws.

Hibernians took the lead in the seventh minute when, off a pass from Edison Luis dos Santos, Andrew Cohen managed to find the back of the net to give Hibernians the lead.

Hibernians continued to dominate the match in the second half and in the 51st minute they doubled their lead. Marcelo Dias exchanged the ball with Edison Luis dos Santos with the latter passing to Clayton Failla who then went on to beat goalkeeper Fabricio Rapchan dos Santos Morales with his shot.

Edison Luis dos Santos created another scoring opportunity in the 68th minute when this time he served the ball to Marcelo Dias who rose to the occasion to make the score 3-0.

Hibernians made sure they collected all three points when they scored their fourth goal just three minutes later. Finally it was Edison Luis dos Santos who found the back of the net after receiving a pass from Clayton Failla to make the final score 4-0.

HIBERNIANS:  Henry Bonello, Keith Tanti (64’ Jonathan Pearson), Rodolfo Soares, Marcelo Dias, Andrew Cohen (80’ Jurgen Degabriele), Bjorn Kristensen, Jackson Lima, Clayton Failla, Andrei Agius, Edison Luis Dos Santos, Jorge da Silva Periera.

Subs not used: Jurgen Borg, Timothy Tabone Desira, Rui da Gracia Gomes, Johann Bezzina, Joseph Essien Mbong

Coach: Branko Nisevic

ZEBBUG RANGERS:  Fabricio Rapchan dos Santos Morales, Jonathan Xerri, Ratko Mandic (69’ Mauricio Osmar Rodrigues Britto), Matthew Bartolo (73’ Jacob Borg), Yessous Camilleri, Javier Diaz Serrano, Lee Galea, Clifford Gauci, Matias Muchardi, Carlo Gordon Monti, John Ogechukwu Nwoba (66’ Thomas Paris)

Subs not used: Luke Pace, Lee James Agius, Matthew Gauci, Miguel Ciantar.

Coach: Jesmond Zammit

Referee: Alan Mario Sant

Assistant referees: William Debattista, Paul Apap

Fourth Official: Sandro Spiteri

Yellow Cards: Nwoba, Kristensen, Mandic, Tarabai

Scorers: 7’ Andrew Cohen, 51’ Clayton Failla, 68’ Marcelo Dias, 71’ Edison Luis Dos Santos

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