Izibet FA Trophy: St. Andrews secure Round of 32 spot

St. Andrews secured a place in the Round of 32 of the Izibet FA Trophy after defeating Zurrieq 3-1 in a match from the Preliminary Round at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Wednesday.

In the next round, the Saints join Fgura United, Marsaxlokk, Melita, St. George’s, Tarxien Rainbows, Vittoriosa Stars and Zebbug Rangers, National Amateur League sides Marsaskala and Zabbar St. Patrick and Gozitan sides Nadur Youngsters and Xewkija Tigers; the teams who were awarded a bye, namely Luqa St. Andrew’s, Swieqi United, Marsa, Ghajnsielem, Pembroke Athleta and Zejtun Corinthians and the twelve Premier League clubs.

Malcolm Vela VIdal put St. Andrews ahead on the 12th minute and Andre Joe Cutajar equalised on the 26th. Santiago Martinez restored the lead on the hour and twelve minutes later, Jamie Sixsmith sealed the issue with a third goal.