Marsaxlokk will be facing Hamrun Spartans while Floriana take on Tarxien Rainbows in what should be the most interesting second round of the U*BET FA Trophy. The draw was held on Thursday during the programme MFA Magazine on Smash Television.
In the other matches, St. Patrick take on Qormi while Balzan Youths meet Dingli Swallows. Second round matches will be played on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 February.
Marsaxlokk lead the way in Division 1 while Hamrun are currently fighting for a place in the Championship Pool. The Spartans beat St. George’s 3-0. The Southseasiders defeated Pietà Hotspurs 2-0 thanks to two goals in extra-time
Floriana vs Tarxien is the only clash between Premier League sides. In the first round, the Greens defeated San Gwann 4-0 while the Rainbows beat Mosta 5-1 in the first round.
A hat-trick by Camilo Da Silva Sanvezzo gave Qormi a 3-0 win over Qormi in the first round. The Saints, on the other hand, beat Gozitan side Sannat Lions 2-1. Balzan Youths registered an impressive 5-0 win over Premier side Msida while Dingli struggled to beat First Division side Vittoriosa Stars 5-4 on penalties following a 2-2 draw at the end of extra-time.
The four teams who qualify from this round will join Hibernians, Valletta, Birkirkara and holders Sliema Wanderers in the quarter-finals which are scheduled for April 3 and 5.