Floriana ended their league commitments with a 2-1 win over Gudja United in a match from the BOV Premier League Top Six final round at the National Stadium on Thursday.
The Greens, who finished as runners-up behind champions Hibernians, moved three points behind the Paolites while Gudja United finished sixth.
Floriana took the lead on 26 minutes when Rumyan Hovsepyan served Kristian Keqi inside the area and the latter hit home past goalkeeper Glenn Zammit.
Seven minutes in the second half, the Greens doubled the score courtesy of Mattia Veselji who slotted the ball past the Gudja goalkeeper following an assist by Adam Magri Overend.
Two minutes in added time, Gudja United pulled one back thanks to a powerful drive by Llywelyn Cremona from outside the area which beat goalkeeper Aidan Portelli.