A goal three minutes in added time by Natalija Golob stopped Birkirkara from earning their first positive result in Group 6 of the UEFA Women’s Champions League as they lost 0-1 to hosts Olimpija Ljubljana at the Stadion Stožice in Ljubljana on Monday.
Although the hosts created the lion’s share of scoring opportunities, Birkirkara defended well, going close to earning their first ever positive result in Europe.
LJUBLJANA Jadranka Zilic, Anja Milenkovič, Anja Milenkovič, Natalija Golob, Tjaša Tibaut, Ana Poglajen (32′ Ines Špelič), Adrijana Mori (46′ Ksenija Marolt), Urška Žganec, Laura Škvorc, Maruša Sevšek, Evelina Kos, Lucija Grad.
B’KARA Janice Xuereb, Gabriella Zahra, Ann Marie Said, Kim Parnis, Stephania Farrugia, Mariah Sciberras (63′ Sonia Schembri), Tracy Teuma, Alishia Sultana, Raina Giusti (89′ Samantha Zarb), Yasmeen Vella, Michela Felice (74′ Sarah Urpani).
Referee: Viola Raudziņa (LVA)