Third successive defeat for Floriana

Despite having coach Zoran Popovic leading the team for the first time, Floriana failed to collect any points as they succumbed to a third successive defeat, losing to Tarxien Rainbows 1-2.

A win which puts the Rainbows on level points with the Greens in sixth place.

Denni Rocha Dos Santos put Tarxien ahead just before the end of the first half and four minutes after the break, Anderson Mendes Ribeiro doubled the score.

Floriana pulled one back thanks to Ryan Darmanin two minutes from time.

Anderson Mendes Ribeiro was voted BOV Player of the Match.

TARXIEN: Anthony Curmi, Manuel Caruana (85′ Warren Chircop), Gianluca Calabretta (77′ Kurt Magro), Everton Antonio Pereira, Anderson Mendes Ribeiro, Mark Tanti, Andrew Decesare, David Camilleri, Luke Vella Critien, Denni Rocha Dos Santos, Lee Galea.

FLORIANA: Goran Jovanovic, Clyde Borg (53′ Marlon Briffa), Brian Said, Clifton Ciantar, Julian Briffa (63′ Owen Bugeja), Pablo Doffo, Christian Caruana (80′ Joseph Borg), Akanni-Sunday Wasiu, Orosco Anonam, Duncan Pisani, Ryan Darmanin.

Referee: Clayton Pisani
Asst. Referees: Gordon Barbara, Edward Spiteri
Fourth official: Andre Arciola
Yellow cards: C. Ciantar, P. Doffo, D. Dos Santos, J. Briffa, J. Borg, A. Curmi