Valletta start the Championship Pool in a comfortable position

Saturday, February 12, 2011, 15:58

by Joshua Cacciattolo.

Ian Zammit scoring Valletta's second goal

Ian Zammit scoring Valletta's second goal

Full time Score: Floriana 0 – Valletta 2

The much awaited derby between Floriana FC and Valletta FC brought thousands of supporters to the National Stadium in Ta’  Qali. In fact, 5274 paying spectators applauded their favourite team and did not stop singing and cheering for the whole 90 minutes of the match.

Floriana coach Todor Raykov opted for a 4-4-2 formation. Ivan Woods and Dragomir Draganov formed the forward line supported by Marcelo Guerreiro Fernandes and Christian Caruana on the flanks. Floriana were coming from two consecutive defeats against Tarxien Rainbows and last week against Sliema Wanderers.

Valletta coach Jesmond Zerafa started with an initial 4-4-1-1 formation. Newly recruited Anderson Andrade supported top scorer Terence Scerri upfront. The unbeaten Valletta team was held to a 1-1 draw against Hamrun Spartans last Saturday.

First Half:

28min: Dragomir Draganov’s header was turned to a corner by Andrew Hogg with a superb save .

29min: Tunisian goalkeeper Lotfi Saidi saved in two attempts Terence Scerri’s  low shot.

34min: Valletta hit first!!! Denni Dos Santos scored his 9th goal of the season after his volley shot beat helpless Lotfi Saidi. 0-1

Second Half:

50min: Gilbert Agius’ free kick just missed the post.

94th min: Floriana 0 – Valletta 2 : In the dying moments of the game, super-sub Ian Zammit managed to score the second goal for Valletta.

Floriana FC: L. Saidi, D. Pisani, B. Said, T. Farrugia, M. Micallef, P.Doffo, C. Borg(K.Dzhorov 73min), I. Woods, C. Caruana(C.Caruana 83min), D. Draganov, M. Guerreiro Fernandes(S.Borg 59min).

Valletta FC: A. Hogg, R. Briffa, S. Borg, J. Caruana, I. Azzopardi, G. Agius(E.Agius 28min), T.Omonigho, A. Anderson, D. Dos Santos (I.Zammit 90min), T. Scerri(K.Sammut 75min), J.Pace.

Referee: Paul Caruana.

Yellow Cards: O.Temile, I.Azzopardi, D.Dos Santos (V) D.Pisani, C.Caruana (F)

Scorers: Denni Dos Santos 34min (V), Ian Zammit 94min (V)

BOV Player of the Match: Denni dos Santos

Attendance: 5274





8 Comments

  1. Christian says:

    Xi hadd jaf meta se jithabbru l-fixtures tac-championship pool / relegation pool ?

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  2. Marvic says:

    Prosit city …..rizultat misthoqq! Fil-quccata tal-kampjonat….bil-punti maqsuma se nkunu qeghdin b’7 punti fuq quddiem…..kif se nhallu lil kulhadd b’nifsu maqtugh jigri warajna :-) Ejjew whites halli nergghu naghmlu festa kbira f’Mejju. Beltija u kburija ……Forza City dejjem u mill-qalb.

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  3. rodney ciantar (valletta) says:

    Tirbhu zokk zokk……..

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  4. 19 il-leugue says:

    serhu raskom moffa li mux ser tirbhulna qatt.

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  5. CLINTON says:

    ghal darbohra hadtu ra.. moffa .ghalxejn qadt tajdilhom li ha terbhulna fir rally johann ax f wiccek baqa

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    Demm Ahdar Reply:

    b nwoke mux nerbhulkom konna intukom damdima ax tafu li possesion ahjar min takom … finishing ma kennix , inharaq ax tafu li dejjem warajna tibqaw

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    VBlood sal-ahhar nifs :-) Reply:

    Demm ahdar, nahseb li bhalissa demmek sar kull kulur b’din it-telfa :-) U iva, tista’ ssemmi lil Nwoke u lil kull min trid….pero r-rizultat dak li hu se jibqa….bil-VFC fil-quccata u FFC fit-3 post. M’hemmx x’taghmel….pacenzja hux….jekk jew b’hekk drajtu ma tiehdu xejn issa :-) bilhaqq is-sur V_ _ c qalilkom biex tobzqulu u ssalbuh jekk ma tirbhux din id-darba…..x’sar minnu? Sallabtuh? jew ghadu hemm jiddominakom!? Go City … VBlood 4ever!

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    FORZA VALLETTA CITY Reply:

    SUR V_ _C TAMEL X TAMEL ALXEJN KULL FEJN TMUR B XEJN TIBQA U AHNA LANQAS B HABBATA TAL BIEB MARRIDUK KOMPLI INSISTI FORSI XI DARBA TIEHU XI HAGA

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