Lattes puts Birkirkara back on track

Sunday, November 21, 2010, 22:32

by Joshua Cacciattolo

Emiliano Lattes double helped Birkirkara for their first win since beating Hiberians back in September. A win which put them in fifth place on twelve points one point adrift from second place. Qormi are on eight point and had fail to win and scored in their last four games.

Paul Zammit started a typical 4-3-3 formation, Michael Galea started as alone striker supported by Carl Pulo and Emiliano Lattes. Meanwhile former Birkirkara mentor Stephen Azzopardi also opted for a 4-3-3 with Costa Bjedov Matthew Bartolo and Abubaker formed a trident upfront.

First Half

1min: Rowen Muscat try to chip on Matthew Farrugia but his effort was wide.

29min: Penalty for the Stripes! Jonathan Bondin handed the ball inside the penalty area, Stunning Farrugia save on Birkirkara captain Michael Galea left low shot.

42min: Emiliano Lattes low shot hit the post before beating helpless MatthewFarrugia,

Second Half

78min: Shaun Bajada shot was off target.

87min: Emiliano Lattes beaten helpless Farrugia with a wonderful strike from the edge of the penalty box.

QORMI: M.Farrugia, C.Frendo, J.Vandelannoite, S.Giglio, R.Sammut (G.Buttigieg 66min), M.Bartolo, C.Bjedov (J.Chetcuti 76min), J.Farrugia, Abubakar (B.Camilleri 50min), J.Bondin, K.Hojung.

Birkirkara: M.Fraser, P.Fenech, J.Zerafa, P.Borg, K.Pulo (T.Paris 81min), R.Muscat, R.Harding, S.Bajada (T.Vella 90min), A.Buhagiar, M.Galea (A.Tabone 88min), E.Lattes.

Referee: Marco Borg

Yellow Cards: C.Pulo, T. Paris (B) C.Frendo, M.Farrugia, (Q)

Scores: Emiliano Lattes 42min. 87min.

Player of the Match: Matthew Farrugia

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