The U*BET FA Trophy gets underway on Wednesday with the Preliminary Round match between First Division sides Pietà Hotspurs and Msida St. Joseph at the Centenary Stadium on Wednesday, kick-off at 19:30.
The two teams occupy to bottom two places in the BOV First Division. The Hotspurs lost 0-2 to Lija Athletic and 0-3 to Mqabba. The Saints, on the other hand, lost 0-2 to Dingli Swallows and 0-4 to Melita. To make matters worse, Msida started the season with a four-point deduction.
In the Maltco Lotteries First Division Knock-Out, Msida lost all four matches while Pietà won one and drew one in the three matches played.
The winner of this game will take on Hibernians at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Saturday in the first round.