Stripes extend unbeaten run to 91 games, secure 400th victory
BIRKIRKARA 2-0 VALLETTA
Marta Grosso 80, Alishia Sultana 88.
Two goals in the last 10 minutes of the game lifted Birkirkara above a resilient Valletta side to continue with their perfect start.
Italian Marta Grosso found the net for the Stripes to stay the club’s best scorer with five goals.
Winger Alishia Sultana followed with Birkirkara’s second, her fourth of the season, to make it four wins from as many games in this campaign.
For Jose Borg’s side, this was their 91th straight positive result in the league.
Moreover, the 11-time domestic champions set another memorable milestone in their history with their 400th win in all local competitions.
J. Xuereb; G. Zahra, A. Said, S. Farrugia, F. Chircop, E. Garcia, A. Sultana, V. Mifsud, C. Zammit, M. Grosso, C. Rodgers.
Coach: Jose Borg.
Substitutes used: A. Del Moral (61), M. Fenech (78), A. Vassallo (90), V. Rapa (90).
S. Blihi; A. Aloisio, G. Mifsud, M. Bonello Ghio, Duda Martins, L. Muscat, M. Conti, Y. Grech, G. Antonelli, Marcelle, F. Bartolo.
Coach: Denis Guerra.
Substitutes used: M. Sultana (46); E. Micallef (82), S. Farrugia Sacco (82).
Photo: Elena Grech.
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