Hamrun Spartans register first win of the season

Monday, October 3, 2011, 0:20

by Joshua Cacciattolo

Final Score: Hamrun S1-0 Mosta

Hamrun Spartans notched their first win of the season when they beaten bottom side Mosta 1-0 in the clash between the bottom-sides in today’s first match at the National Stadium.

Brazilian striker Cadu Toneto Porcari, scored the winning goal in the second half as now the Reds have four points from six games to ease the pressure on Spartans coach Jesmond Zammit who had grown increasingly frustrated in seeing his team failing to grab a win after their opening five matches.

Hamrun Spartans mentor Jesmond Zammit fielded a offensive 4-3-3 formation as Geatan Spiteri and Kevin Sammut supported centre striker Cadu Toneto Porcari. Hamrun Spartans was without suspended Andeson Mendes Ribiero and injured Luis Fernando Silva.

Mosta mentor Oliver Spiteri started an intial 4-4-2 formation as Ian Zammit and Nigerian Michel Maki Mvondo formed the forward line. Striker Gilbert Martin was still unavailable for the Blues.

First Half

11min:Ian Zammit long distance free kick was turned to a corner by Hamrun goalkeeper Omar Borg.

13min: Hamrun Spartans was close to take the lead as Roderick Fenech header hit the woodwork after he was served by Kevin Sammut

26min:Sheldon Grech rising shot was turn to a corner by Borg.

44min: Michel Maki Mvondo header was turn to a corner by the thirty one year old Hamrun goalkeeper.

Second Half

56min: Hamrun took the lead !!!! Massimo Grimo powerful shot was deflected by Porcari to scored his second goal of the season.

Hamrun: O.Borg, N.Gacesa, R.Fenech (R.Mangion), K.Sammut, M.Gauci, C.Porcari, C.Polli, G.Spiteri (D. Zerafa), S.Bonnici, G.Calabretta (L.J. Agius).

Mosta: J.Debono, L.Martinelli, K.Farrugia (A. Cini), A.Da Silva, N.Bogdanovic, I.Zammit, K.Magro, A.Borg, Y.Ossok, M. Mvondo (F.Aboulezz), S.Grech (J. Bajada).

Scores: Cadu Toneto Porcari (HS)

Referee: Alan Mario Sant

Yellow Cards: K.Sammut (H) K.Farrugia (M)

Bov Player of the Match: Massimo Grima

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