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Premier League: Hibernian celebrates Hamrun secures European spot



Hamrun Spartans will play European football next season after winning a direct clash with Birkirkara with a single goal scored by Franklin Sasere in the first half of the match.

This match was considered the deciding factor for the location of the Europa Conference League next season. Sparta played in the match with points against their opponents, although it was a victory for both sides to secure European football.

This defeat that Birkirkara will not appear in Europe next season after Gzira defeats the Hibernians. If Paolites or Floriana win the Izibet FA trophy, it will be Maroon who will achieve it in the 4th place.

This was the last match of the season for both teams, as both Birkirkara and Hamrun were excluded from the Izibet FA Trophy.

Birkirkara had ownership in the early days, Hamrun approached when he left Fedele’s Cross The Mitt in the 11th minute and was at hand to clear the corner before Sassel made a conclusion.And one minute later, a flick by El Bactawi

Hamrun took the lead in the 14th minute, Pepe and Fernandez fell on a Fedele cross from the left side, and Franklin Sassere threw the ball into an empty net.

Goal gave Hamrun a physiological advantage, and Fernandez saved El Baktawi’s diagonal shot in the middle of the first half. Eleven minutes after the end change, Birkirkara approached when he left Lewis Cross. The Montebello header is now a few inches wide.

Hamrun responded in 40 minutes When Fedele found Dodo, the cross found Sasere because only his header missed it.And in the 41st minute Fernandez came to the rescue on his side again. When he blocked Mbong following Fedele’s pass.

And in the 44th minute, Fedele tested Fernandez with a close-range shot directed to the corner by the Stripes keeper. Hamrun was able to double the score when Fedele, who was the only winner of Fernandez, saw a shot blocked by the Birkirkara goalkeeper on a half-time stroke and the shot missed the target a few inches from the rebound. rice field.

Birkirkara is in the second half A more positive tone and Bonanni’s free kick led by Lewis in the 52nd minute, but Bonero saved easily.

And in the 70th minute Lewis’s free kick was saved by Bonero. Seven minutes after the match, Bonanni’s free kick was too central and Bonero was able to save without problems. Then in the 86th minute Nathan offered a cross and found Aguile, whose shot from the ideal position ended over the bar.

Until the end, Hamrun got what they were working on and left the stripes disappointed.

Photo Domenic Aquilina



https://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2022-05-08/football/Premier-League-Hibs-celebrate-Hamrun-secure-European-spot-6736242767 Premier League: Hibernian celebrates Hamrun secures European spot

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