Futsal: Luxol struggle to beat St. George’s

Enemed Futsal League champions Luxol St Andrews found it difficult much more than expected to beat St. George’s 4-2.

The Cottonera side gave their all against their more quoted opponents and were always in the game throughout the whole 40 minutes. Andy Mangion, Marwan Telisi, Luke Gatt and Andre Ciancio were on the mark for Luxol with St George’s who had Karl Luke Schembri and an own goal by Andy Mangion on their account.

Swieqi United dominated their match against Fgura United, beating them 10-1. Ryan Muscat, Michael Borg and Dylan Pace scored a brace with Rodney Debono, Emerson Molina, Dylan Pirotta and Justin Theuma also putting their names on the score sheet. Deork Portelli pulled one back for Fgura.

University of Malta obtained a very important 5-3 win against Żurrieq Futsal. The Students established a good advantage at the beginning of the match with Żurrieq producing a reaction which was too late in the day. Mohammed Elamari scored a brace while Cleavon Portelli, Shataizan Zarb and an own goal by Dale Vella added to the Universitarians tally. Javier Montes Burgos, Boicho Marev and an own goal by Elamari replied for Żurrieq.

Ta’ Xbiex Futsal had a positive outing against Marsaskala winning 13-5. Dylan Musu scored a poker, Zvezdan Vukovic and Karl Sciortino netted a hat-trick, Stefi Cale notched a brace while Redeemer Borg added another for Ta’ Xbiex. Owen Borg and Craig Pickard scored a brace with Jean Leite Lopes also on target for Marsaskala.

In the match between the oldest and the youngest teams of futsal, Malta Under-19 edged Malta Veterans 5-4. It was a very interesting affair with the youths scoring through braces by Deyan Pace and Collin Sammut with Kieran Debono also on target. Noel Bray scored a hat-trick for the Veterans with Paul Bugeja adding another one.