Futsal: Balzan, Luxol keep marching on

futsal-actionBalzan registered the highest scoreline so far in the FXDD Premier Division after a mammoth 17-1 victory against Swieqi. With this win, Balzan continued their perfect record after four matches.

Four goals by Jovica Milijic, a hat-trick by Marc Areny Albert and Emil Raducu, a brace by Glenn Bonello and a goal each by Carlos Scicluna, Giancarlo Sammut, Nicola del Re and an own goal by Martin Sammut completed Balzan’s victory. Simon Gingell Littlejohn scored the only goal for Swieqi.

Luxol St. Andrews had emulated Balzan’s success beforehand after a 14-1 victory against Qormi. The victorious side scored their goals from a hat-trick by William Barbosa and a brace by Carl Saliba. Florin Anton, Noel Bray, Ibrahim Tarik, Basil, Paul Bugeja and an own goal completed the Luxol show.

In another exciting match, Vittoriosa Stars beat Zurrieq 6-5 to register their first success of the season. It was a very close match with the Cottonera side who emerged the final winners.

Luqa St. Andrew’s managed to gain their first points of the season after beating Birzebbuga with a 7-2 scoreline. Three goals by Andrew Scerri, two goals by Michael Galea and one goal for Justin Muscat and Stephen Aquilina sealed the issue for Luqa. Noel Tabone and Aaron Dalli reduced the arrears for Birzebbuga who lost their third match of the season.

Meanwhile Melita obtained their third win of the campaign when they defeated Mosta 9-2. This was the third consecutive defeat for the latter team. Three own goals by George Douglas Saliba, Darryl Schembri and Matthew Caruana together with a brace by Bojan Minic, Nikola Petrovic, Kaene Cassar Degabriele, Jerome Mamo and Michael Martin gave Melita the precious points in this match. Mosta scored through Matthew Borg and George Douglas Saliba.

In the FXDD First Division League, Mqabba and Naxxar Lions shared an entertaining 3-3 scoreline to gain a point each while Sirens earned their first win of the season after defeating Fgura 9-5.

Gzira returned on winning ways after routing Sta Lucia 8-0. Three braces by Alessio Restuccia, Charlo Debattista and Leo Brincat and a goal each by Aurelio Burgio and Douglas Mifsud completed Gzira’s sixth victory of the season. They bounce back in the first place of the standings with 18 points having one match more than second place Qrendi who beat Msida 6-2.

Meanwhile Kalkara beat Valletta 5-0 to register their second success of the season.