Jackson Lima late header saves Sliema W.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011, 0:12

by Joshua Cacciattolo

Sliema managed to save a point thanks to a 90th minute goal by playmaker Jackson Lima. Tarxien opened the score thanks to substitute Cristiano Rodrigues in 69th minute who headed the ball in.

Tarxien Rainbows mentor Noel Coleiro opted for a 4-5-1 formation. Brazilian Daniel Mariano Bueno started as a lone striker supported by fellow countrymen Ricardo Costa and Sergio Pacheco. Luke Vella Critien was ruled out . Tarxien Rainbows were coming from a 2-0 loss against leaders Valletta.

Sliema Wanderers coach Mark Marlow started with his usual 4-4-2 formation. Obinna Obiefule and Tunisian Chakib Lachkhem formed the striking partnership while John Mintoff was ruled out. Sliema shared a stalemate draw last week against Qormi FC.

First Half

6min: Jackson Lima shot was off target

27min: Orosco Anonam bouncing header hit the upright post.

38min: Obinna Obiefule powerful shot hit the post.

Second Half

69min: Substitute Cristiano Rodrigues header beats Viktor Szentpeteri from a Justin Grioli right cross.

90min: Jackson Lima powerful shot beats Davis Cassar from a Noel Turner free kick.

Full Score: Tarxien Rainbows 1-1 Sliema Wanderers (Cristiano Rodrigues 69min, Jackson Lima 90min)

SLIEMA W: V.Szentpeteri, J.Mifsud, M.Scerri (N.Turner 82min), S.Bezzina, C.Gatt Baldacchino, J.Lima, O.Obiefule, C.Lachkhem, R.Bajada (J.P.Mifsud Triganza 79min), B.Muscat, C.Failla ( M.Ciantar 74min).

TARXIEN:D.Cassar, S.Sadowski, M.Caruana, E.Pereira, Ricardo Costa ( S.Hili 88min), Sergio Pacheco ( C.Rodrigues 63min), M.Tanti (R. Mintoff 58min), D.Bueno, O.Anonam, L.Galea, J.Grioli

Referee: Esther Azzopardi

Yellow Cards: S.Pacheco( T)

BOV Man of the Match: Justin Grioli (T)

Attendance: 381


  1. David Scicluna says:

    u zgur li jkun hemm attendenza fqira, mela dak ground li tilghab fih dan iz-zmienijiet. ma kienx temp tajjeb il-bierah. BLA TINDA


  2. Rudolf says:

    poor attendance zgur li kien hemm 3 8 1 biss ?


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