Maroons edge past Floriana

Gzira United made sure of a top-three finish after beating Floriana 1-0 at the Hibernians Stadium on Monday.

This was the sixth positive result for the Maroons who now move seven points ahead of Hamrun and Sliema.

Gzira scored the all-important goal on the 23rd minute when off a cross by Sacha Borg from the left, Emerson Marcelina deflected the ball past Akpan for an own goal.

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GZIRA Justin Haber, Rodolfo Soares, Andrew Cohen (77′ Clifford Gatt Baldacchino), Juan Carlos Corbalan (60′ Zachary Scerri), Edison Bilbao Zarate, Roderick Briffa, Gianmarco Conti, Sacha Borg, Justin Junior Mengolo (45′ Nikolai Muscat), Fernando Barbosa, Haruna Garba Zambuk.
Subs not used: Anthony Curmi, Moad Lamlum, Sofian Domoraud, Jaron Schembri.
Coach: Jesmond Zerafa

FLORIANA Ini Etim Akpan, Enzo Ruiz, Kristian Keqi, Brandon Paiber, Jurgen Pisani, Tiago Galvao da Silva (77′ Clyde Borg), Alex Cini, Ulises Arias (46′ Ezequiel Cesani), Arthur Oyama, Emerson Marcelina, Daniel Agius (56′ Terence Vella).
Subs not used: Matthew Grech, Bradley Schembri, Edward Herrera, Jake Stenson, Terence Vella
Coach: Guido Ugolotti
Asst. Coach: Massimo Savio

Referee: Trustin Farrugia Cann
Assistant Referees: Roberto Vella, Duncan Spencer
Fourth Official: Matthew Degabriele
Yellow Cards: Mengolo, Ruiz, Pisani, Paiber
BOV Player of the Match:

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