BOV Premier League | Senglea Athletic 2 – Naxxar lions 1

Senglea returned to winning ways with a 2-1 win over Naxxar Lions.

Photo: Christine Borg
Photo: Christine Borg

Senglea went ahead after eleven minutes. Peter Sammut hit a powerful drive that gave Omar Borg no chance.

Nicola Palmieri made it 2-0 for Senglea on the 22nd minute. From a free-kick, Gonzalo Virano sent a cross that went in the direction of the Italian who headed the ball inside the net.

Naxxar pulled one back on the 65th minute. Yuri De Jesus Messias fired a stunning shot from a free-kick that went past Matthew Farrugia.

Senglea Athletic starting line-up: Matthew Farrugia, Randall Vella, Jonathan Bondin, Gonzalo Leyton, Sergio Osagho Uyi, Matias Garcia, Hubert Vella, Gonzalo Virano, Nicola Palmieri, Peter Sammut, Terrence Vella

Naxxar Lions starting line-up: Omar Borg, Scott Fenwick, Ryan Grech, Manolito Micallef, Daren Falzon, Duane Bonnici, Adrian Cascaval, Ryan Gilmour Cassar, Ouzin Ndoye, Yuri De Jesus Messias, Angus Buhagiar

Referee: Jude Amin Utulu

Assistant Referees: Alan Camilleri, Cristopher Francalanza

Fourth Official: Alan Mario Sant

BOV Player of the Match: Yuri De Jesus Messias (Naxxar)

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