BOV Premier League | St Andrews 0 – Valletta 4

Valletta returned to winning ways as they secured a 4-0 win over St Andrews.

Photo: Dominic Borg
Photo: Dominic Borg

Valletta forged ahead one minute into the second half. Steve Borg’s long ball forward found Mario Fontanella who slotted the ball inside the net.

The Citizens doubled their lead on the 68th minute. Enmy Pena Beltre’s cross from the right was met by Kyrian Nwoko who headed home.

Bogdan Gavrila sealed the issue for Valletta on the 78th minute. The substitute drilled a low shot that hit the post before bouncing off Matthew Calleja Cremona and ending up inside the net.

Things went from bad to worse for St Andrews on the 81st minute as Ricardo Martin was sent off after being shown his second yellow card of the match.

Valletta made the most out of their numerical advantage as they scored again two minutes later. Following a cross from the right by Gavrila, Santiago Malano placed the ball past Calleja Cremona.

St Andrews starting line-up: Matthew Calleja Cremona, Alex Satariano, Kevyn Mcfarlane, Ricardo Martin, Aidan Friggieri, Joseph Farrugia, Kurt Magro, Adrian Borg, Jacob Walker, Martin Davis, Dejan Debono

Valletta starting line-up: Henry Bonello, Jonathan Caruana, Steve Borg, Ryan Camilleri, Santiago Malano, Kyrian Nwoko, Enmy Pena Beltre, Joseph Zerafa, Rowen Muscat, Miguel Angel Alba, Mario Fontanella

Referee: Glen Tonna

Assistant Referees: Luke Portelli, Theodore Zammit

Fourth Official: Etienne Mangion

BOV Player of the Match: Enmy Pena Beltre (Valletta)

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