Floriana beat Birkirkara to progress to FA Trophy final

Sunday, May 15, 2011, 17:18

by Joshua Cacciattolo

Floriana took on on Birkirkara in today’s second semi final of the UBET FA Trophy. Floriana coach Michael Woods started with an initial 4-4-2 formation, having Nigerian Daniel Nwoke and evergreen Ivan Woods forming the Greens’ attack.

Birkirkara coach Paul Zammit opted for a 4-3-3 formation. Argentinean Emilliano Lattes, Trevor Cilia and Michael Galea were up front.

First Half

22min: Floriana opened the score after a Christian Caruana header was deflected in the net by Joseph Zerafa

Second Half

61min: Tyronne Farrugia seals the game for the Greens after he converted a Christian Cassar free kick.2-0

64min: Penalty for the Stripes!! Former Floriana star Trevor Cilia made it 2-1.

Floriana: M.Towns, O.Bugeja, P.Doffo, T.Farrugia, M.Micallef, T.Paris, C.Cassar, C.Caruana, I.Woods, D.Draganov(C.Borg 18min), D.Nwoke

Birkirkara: M.Fraser, N.Vukanac, A.Agius, P.Borg(Rodolfo 80min), A.Decesare(I.Babatunde46min), T.Cilia, P.Fenech, J.Zerafa, E.Lattes, M.Galea, A.Buhagiar(S.Bajada 67min)

Referee: Andre Arciola

Yellow Cards: P.Borg (B) D.Nwoke, T.Farrugia, I.Woods (F)

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