BOV Premier League | Floriana 2 – Pembroke 0

Floriana registered a 2-0 win against bottom side Pembroke as their European dream continues.

Photo: Dominic Borg
Photo: Dominic Borg

Floriana took the lead on the 10th minute. Enzo Ruiz served Ignacio Varela and the latter hit a shot that gave Matthew Calleja Cremona no chance.

Giovanni Tedesco’s side nearly doubled the score on the 67th minute. From a corner, Steve Pisani delivered the ball towards Sebastian Nayar whose effort hit the post.

However, Floriana made it 2-0 on the 76th minute. Following a free kick, Steve Pisani sent a cross in the direction of Enzo Ruiz who headed past Calleja Cremona.

Pembroke’s chances of a result took another setback on the 84th minute when Owen Bugeja was sent off after receiving his second yellow card.

Floriana starting line-up: Matthew Grech, Andre Scicluna, Antonio Monticelli, Enzo Ruiz, Clyde Borg, Ignacio Varela, Sebastian Nayar, Maurizio Vella, Jurgen Pisani, Nicolas Chiesa, Mario Fontanella.

Pembroke starting line-up: Matthew Calleja Cremona, Panagiotis Giannopoulos, Raphael Kooh Sohna, Owen Bugeja, Daniane Jawad, Adrian Borg, Paltemio Barbetti, Iraklis Roppas, Go Nagaoka, Tonci Radovnikovic, Brooke Farrugia.

Referee: Etienne Mangion
Assistant Referees: Alan Camilleri, Christopher Francalanza
Fourth Official: Alan Mario Sant

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