Floriana FC 1 vs 2 Birkirkara FC
Floriana lost the match of the season against Birkirkara.
From the beginning of the game both sides shared exchanges until Birkirkara had a chance on the 32nd minute when Srdan Dimitrov saw his chance parried away by Haber. Floriana protested when Amadou Samb saw his shot cleared off the line with the Greens protesting that the ball has crossed the line with Ryan Camenzuli hitting the post from the rebound.
Birkirkara took the lead on the 39th minute when Vito Plut crossed with the ball meeting Miguel Angel Alba with the latter finishing behind Haber to give Birkirkara the lead. Just before half time Floriana had a golden opportunity when Camenzuli tried his chance, with his chance being parried away by Bonello.
Right after the kick off in the second half, Camenzuli tried his luck with a header finding Bonello in good form to parry away his chance. Birkirkara doubled their score when Alba passed to Plut with the latter slotting the ball into the net.
Floriana scored their consolation goal through Enrico Pepe, the towering Italian defender headed behind Bonello following a free kick. The Greens were unlucky as they were awarded a penalty in injury time , when Amadou Samb was floored inside the area with Enzo Ruiz shot ending wide
The Boys in Green now shift their attention for the FA Trophy final , hoping for a good run and lifting the cup which means European football next season, Come on Greens !
FLORIANA FC Starting XI; Justin Haber, Andre Scicluna, Antonio Monticelli (69′ Clyde Borg), Enrico Pepe, Enzo Ruiz, Steve Pisani, Sebastian Nayar, Alex Cini (57′ Maurizio Vella), Amadou Samb, Nicolas Chiesa, Ryan Camenzuli (90′ Lomar Cutajar).
Subs not used: Matthew Grech, Mattia Zarb, Zack Camilleri, Jake Stensen.
Coach: Giovanni Tedesco