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U19s beat Marsaxlokk in a tight encounter

28.09.14 U19s beat Marsaxlokk in a tight encounter

Swieqi United recovered from last week's disappointment by winning a hard fought game 3-2 in Marsaxlokk. Neil Farrugia opened the scoring in the 11th minute after some good work on the wing by Luca Borg but 15 minutes later Marsaxlokk drew level after a goalkeeper error allowing Marlon Grech to fire in from close range. The Orange then went into the lead again on 28 minutes after Kurt Fenech scored with a low, driving shot. Coach Mario Mifsud switched to a back four in the second half as Swieqi sought to consolidate their lead. After a tight fought game, Neil Farrugia made it 3-1 on 89 minutes before Marsaxlokk scored with 1 minute remaining. Thereupon a final siege on the Swieqi goal was not enough to rescue a point as the Orange held on to a much needed win. A great team effort against the very determined Southerners.

Formation: P. Mifsud Bonnici, K. Vassallo, B. Frendo, T. Camilleri, L. Borg, K. Giacchino, E. Gollcher, T. Debono, N. Farrugia, M. Frendo, K. Fenech. 


Subs used: N. Holland, J. Micallef

Youth League: Section E - FT: Marsaxlokk 2 Swieqi United 3

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