Valpoort double propels Sta Lucia to FA Trophy win over Sirens

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SAINT LUCIA 4

Valport 3, 20

Rather 40; Xuereb 64

SIRENS 1

Lomis 68

ST. LUCIA

J. Haber, A. Prates, J. Pisani, N. Pulis, P. Silva Mota (90 E. Camilleri), V. Plut (73 J. Tanti) M. Valpoort (80 A. Da Silva), V. Prestes Filho (90 B. Agius), J. Zerafa (80 K. Xuereb), D. Xuereb, L. Soares Fonseca.

SIRENS

S. Mintoff, H. Motta, A. Effiong (71 F. Avoce), A. Borg, T. Tabone Desira (46 C. Zammit Lonardelli), J Walker, C. Riascos, D. Jackson, V. Vieira (90 A. Cini), C. Flores (46 D. Albanese), R. Neto (46 M. Lomis).

Referee: Emmanuel Grech.

Red card: Motta (S) 81.

Santa Lucia made up for the recent disappointment of their Premier League campaign by recording a comfortable 4-1 win over Sirens to book a place in the Izibet FA Trophy Round of 16. Saints will now face the winner of the clash between Żebbuġ Rangers and St Andrews.

The side managed by Giovanni Tedesco were clearly the better side, making the most of the chances they created for themselves to take a three-goal lead at the end of the first half, controlling their opponents during the second half.

Santa Lucia got off to a perfect start, taking the lead after just three minutes.

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