Santa Lucia joined Birkirkara, Floriana, Gzira United, Hamrun Spartans, Hibernians and Valletta in the quarter-finals of the Izibet FA Trophy after they defeated Challenge League side St. Andrews 2-1 in a match from the Round of 16 at the Centenary Stadium on Wednesday.
Alan da Souza Silva put Santa Lucia ahead on the 7th minute but Ian Azzopardi equalised on the 17th. However on the 31st minute, Vito Plut restored the lead for Santa Lucia who had eliminated Sirens, beating them 4-1 in the Round of 32.
Photo courtesy of Andrew Grima
ST. ANDREWS Miguel Montfort, Jamie Sixsmith, Ian Azzopardi, Miguel D’Alessandro, Santiago Martinez, Alexander Nilsson (88′ Ross McParland), Kei Sano, Zak Muscat (82′ Andrew Borg), Alan Borg Olivier, Matthew Muscat, Luke Anthony Borg.
SANTA LUCIA Justin Haber, Andre Prates, Jurgen Pisani, Nicholas Pulis, Gianmarco Conti (73′ Kieran Xuereb), Vito Plut, Alan da Silva Souza (61′ Jan Tanti), Meghon Valpoort (46′ Jamie Zerafa), Victor Luiz Prestes Filho, Dexter Xuereb, Lorenzo Soares Fonseca.
Referee: Glen Tonna
Assistant Referees: Chris Francalanza, Robert Curtis
Fourth Official: Andrea Sciriha