UEFA Regions Cup: Gozo win opening game

Gozo defeated Rinuzi / Strong of Latvia in the opening game from Group 5 of the Intermediary Round of the UEFA Regions Cup at the Gozo Stadium on Sunday.

The Latvian side took the lead on 39 minutes thanks to Vitālijs Puzirevskis but four minutes in the second half, Michael Bezzina levelled matters. Four minutes in the second half, Kenneth Mercieca put the Gozitans ahead and Anthony Portelli converted a penalty to make it 3-1 on 78 minutes. Romans Simanovskis reduced the gap for Rinuzi / Strong two minutes from time.

Gozo will be in action once again on Tuesday, facing FC Olimp Moscow of Russia.

GOZO Mark Grima, David Monday Udoh, Peter Buttigieg, Darko Stojanovic, Joseph Cefai (84′ Mark Buhagiar), Joseph Vella, Michael Bezzina, Joseph Portelli (51′ Anthony Portelli), Aleksandar Simoncic (81′ John Camilleri), Kenneth Mercieca, Rodney Buttigieg.

Photos courtesy of DOI

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