Sliema Wanderers in the relegation pool for the first time in their history

Sunday, February 13, 2011, 14:24

by Joshua Cacciatolo from the Victor Tedesco Stadium

Sliema Wds 4 v Hibernians 0

Sliema Wanderers managed a 4-0 win over Hibernians thanks to two goals in each half for the Blues. Despite this win, Steve Abela’s Club will play the second phase of the League in the Relegation Pool, a negative record for the Club.

Sliema Wanderers coach Danilo Doncic opted for an offensive 3-4-3 with Etienne Barbara, Jackson Lima and Jean Pierre Mifsud Triganza forming the offensive line. Sliema Wanderers kept their slimmest chance to make it in the Championship pool alive last week after they had won against Floriana 1-0.

Hibernians coach Mark Miller opted for a 4-4-2 formation. Andrew Cohen and Steve Pisani formed the forward line. Hibernians were coming from an impressive victory against Tarxien Rainbows last Sunday.

First Half

4min: Steven Bezzina’s free kick went inches wide.

16min: Stunning Jean Pierre Mifsud Triganza free kick beat the helpless Hibernians goalkeeper Mario Muscat. 1-0

33min: Etienne Barbara’s cross from inside the penalty box was met by Jean Pierre Mifsud Triganza’s header who incredibly missed in front Mario Muscat.

36min: Jean Pierre Mifsud Triganza powerful shot inside the penalty box missed the target.

40min: Erienne Barbara opens his seasonal account with a stunning shot that finishes at the back of the net 2-0

Second Half

46min: Etienne Barbara’s cross was chested down by Faillia to Jackson Lima and he made it 3-0 in a one sided match.

53min: Sliema make it 4 after an impressive move from Jackson Lima and Jean Pierre Mifsud Triganza who assisted Etienne Barbara to score his second of the game 4-0

Sliema W: V.Szentpeteri, J.Brifa, J.Mifsud, M.Scerri (A.Scerri 73min), J.P.Mifsud Triganza (C.Lackham 69min), S.Bezzina, C.G.Baldacchino, J.Lima, R.Bajada, C.Faillia (A.Spiteri 84min), E.Barbara.
Hibernians: M.Muscat, M.Tabone (T.Caruana 56min), J.Pearson, M.Gauci, E.Herrera (B.Kristensen 56min), R.Hart, P.Osei, B.Fairbairn, A.Cohen (J.P.Farrugia 74min), S.Pisani, A.Pulis.
Scorers: J.P.Mifsud Triganza 16min, Etienne Barbara 40min, 53min, Jackson Lima 46min
Referee: Marco Borg
Yellow Cards: R.Hart, M.Tabone (H)
Bov Man of the Match: Etienne Barbara (S)

1 Comment

  1. SILVINO says:

    Sliema’s negative record was established in the eighTies when they were relegated for the first time!


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