Birkirkara joined Hibernians on top the BOV Premier League table with maximum points after three matches after defeating Balzan 2-1 at the Tony Bezzina Stadium on Sunday.
For Balzan, on the other hand, this was the second successive defeat after beating Sliema and losing to Valletta.
Federico Falcone put the Stripes ahead on the 2nd minute and although Milos Mijic equalised on the 39th, just before the end of the first half, Jeferson Macedo made it 2-1 for Birkirkara.
BALZAN Vukasin Vranes, Augustine Loof, Samir Arab (79′ Marcus Grima), Milan Djuric, Paul Fenech, Alex da Paixao, Michael Johnson, Uros Ljubomirac, Milos Mijic (79′ Gary Camilleri), Aleksa Andrejic (70′ Bojan Kaljevic), Sean Cipriott (86′ Neil Frendo).
Coach: Mark Miller
B’KARA Daniel Fernandes, Enzo Ruiz, Yannick Yankam, Luke Montebello, Paul Mbong (63′ Leandro Aguirre), Kurt Zammit, Federico Falcone, Cain Attard, Oscar Carniello, Jeferson Macedo (82′ Kilian Bevis), Diego Venancio (25′ Ryan Scicluna).
Coach: Andre Paus
Referee: Philip Farrugia
Assistant Referees: Alan Camilleri, James Muscat
Fourth Official: Daniel Casha
Yellow Cards: Ruiz, Cipriott, Scicluna, Arab, Djuric