BOV Premier League | Sliema Wanderers 3 – Floriana 1

Sliema ended Floriana’s good run of results after registering a 3-1 win against Giovanni Tedesco’s side.

Photo: Dominic Borg
Photo: Dominic Borg

Sliema went ahead on the 25th minute. Frank Temile went on the left flank and sent a cross inside the penalty area that found Denni Rocha Dos Santos whose effort was partially saved by Justin Haber. In his attempts to clear the ball, Alex Cini committed an own goal.

The Wanderers doubled the score on the 55th minute. Wisdom Salomon sent a through ball towards Jean Paul Farrugia and the latter finished past Haber.

Floriana reduced the margin of the score on the 61st minute. Ignacio Varela was brought down inside the penalty area and Clayton Pisani pointed towards the spot. From the eleven metres mark, Mario Fantanella converted past Glenn Zammit.

Sliema made sure of the three points on the 72nd minute. Enzo Ruiz fouled Farrugia inside the penalty area and the referee ordered another penalty. From the spot kick, Denni finished inside the net.

Floriana starting line-up: Justin Haber, Enrico Pepe, Enzo Ruiz, Steve Pisani, Clyde Borg, Ignacio Varela, Maurizio Vella, Alex Cini, Nicolas Chiesa, Mario Fontanella, Ryan Camenzuli.

Sliema Wanderers starting line-up: Glenn Zammit, Frank Temile, Marko Potezica, Stefano Bianciardi, Peter Xuereb, Gabriel Aquilina, Denni Rocha dos Santos, Ryan Spiteri, Mark Scerri, Alex Muscat, Jean Paul Farrugia.

Referee: Clayton Pisani
Assistant Referees: Alan Camilleri, Christopher Francalanza
Fourth Official: Mario Apap
BOV Player of the Match: Denni Rocha Dos Santos (Sliema Wanderers)

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