BOV Premier League | Birkirkara 2 – Hibernians 3

Hibernians climbed momentarily top as they secured a dramatic 3-2 win over Birkirkara.

Birkirkara 2 - Hibernians 3
Birkirkara 2 - Hibernians 3

Birkirkara broke the deadlock after just 3 minutes. Maurizio Vella delivered the ball towards Luke Montebello who finished past Marko Jovicic.

Hibernians equalised two minutes from half-time. Jake Grech passed the ball towards Tiago Fonseco whose effort gave Andrew Hogg no chance.

The Stripes regained the lead two minutes into the second half. Nemanja Radojevic floored Jorge Da Silva Pereira inside the penalty area and the referee pointed towards the spot. Clayton Failla stepped up and converted.

Stefano Sanderra’s men drew level again on the 84th minute. Sahanek’s delivery was met by Taylon Marcolino who headed the ball home.

Hibernians scored the winning goal three minutes later. From a corner, Sahanek’s cross was met by Andrei Agius whose effort went past Hogg.

Birkirkara starting line-up: Andrew Hogg, Danilo Chapoval, Mislav Andjelkovic, Maurizio Vella, Luke Montebello, Johann Bezzina, Clayton Failla, Eduardo Ferreira dos Santos, Nikola Vukanac, Cain Attard, Jorge Pereira da Silva

Hibernians starting line-up: Marko Jovicic, Dunstan Vella, Nemanja Radojevic, Marcio Barbosa da Silveira, Joseph Mbong, Jake Grech, Bjorn Kristensen, Isaac Ntow, Taylon Nicolas Correa Marcolino, Andrei Agius, Tiago Adan Fonseca

Referee: Alan Mario Sant
Assistant Referees: Edward Spiteri, Mitchell Scerri
Fourth Official: Stefan Pace
BOV Player of the Match: Maurizio Vella (Birkirkara)

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