Rangers back to winning ways

The opening match from match day 11 of the Gatorade Futsal League saw Zebbug Rangers return to winning ways as they overcame Sirens 5-3.
Both teams were after the points from this encounter for different reasons but in the end Zebbug’s superiority told. Their efforts produced a comeback in the second half, after being 2-1 down before the break. two goals.
Sirens tried to make a reaction but failed to penetrate the Rangers’ defence, although they went close twice with some attempts at goal.

Anton Novoa Perez scores for Zebbug.
Anton Novoa Perez scores for Zebbug.

Zebbug captain Jamie Portelli and Claudio Venuto hit a brace while Anton Novoa Perez added another one.
On the other hand, Ryan Gilmour Cassar struck a hat-trick for Sirens.
This win kept alive Zebbug’s hopes for a top six placing in the table as they join Sliema Wanderers on 15 points, one point behind sixth placed Msida St Joseph who however have a game in hand.
The Gatorade Futsal League resumes tonight when Mqabba and Marsascala (19.45hrs) hope to return to winning ways after losing their previous encounters.
In the late kick-off, Valletta should find no difficulty to grab another win as they face Gozo FC, who are still searching for the first points of the season.