Luxol shine again, Hamrun climb second

Luxol continued their positive trend in the Premier Division after an emphatic 11-4 win against Gzira United.

Florin Anton’s boys dominated for long stretches of the match and managed to hit the target eight times before half time.

In the second half, the plan of the match didn’t change so much as Luxol continued to impose their game with Gzira at least scoring two consolation goals.

Brazilian nippy striker Celino Alves scored a poker, William Barbosa and George Frendo hit a brace while Dale Camilleri and Florin Anton completed the mission for Luxol.

Luke Stivala and Alessio Restuccia reduced the arrears for Gzira United.

Hamrun Spartans clinched their fourth success of the season after seeing off Qormi 4-2 in a relatively balanced encounter.

Both keepers were the main protagonists of the first half as they neutralized several shots from their respective opponents.

After finding themselves a goal down, the Spartans reacted swiftly and managed to turn the tables in 2o seconds to gain a 3-1 advantage before half-time.

In the second half, Qormi put everything on the offensive but found the Hamrun rearguard in fine form as they absorbed every attack.

The Spartans added two more goals in the second half to secure themselves of the points that mattered.

Rogerio dos Santos Filho scored a brace for Hamrun while Noel Bray and Mohammed Elamari added more goals.

Qormi netted two goals from Jesmond Micallef and Marwan Telisi.

Valletta grabbed their second victory as they defeated Mosta FC 4-1 to climb fifth in the standings.

Denis di Maio once again hit the headlines for the Citizens as he scored a hat-trick with Cedric Sciberras adding another one.

Steve Ferriggi scored the consolation goal for Mosta.

Denis di Maio scoring one of Valletta’s goals