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It is not always possible to play your best football, and in the first half against Kercem in round 2 of the league, the Blues were far from their best. A penalty and a good strike from outside the area left our boys 2-0 behind at half time in a crucial encounter. A defeat would mean a 5 point gap to the top.

Fortunately, as we have seen several times this season, there is fight in our boys. The second half saw us get a goal back via the penalty spot after 15 minutes. A header toward goal from Fernando Giarrizzo was handled and new boy Daniel Bogdanovic converted the penalty to make it 2-1.

Kercem began to dig in and try to protect their lead. They are an excellent defensive team and with time running out it appeared that there was no way back for us. In the 89th minute, the excellent Fernando Giarrizzo swung in a corner and it ended up in the net. This was the break that we needed. Kercem's heads dropped, ours lifted and 3 minutes later a through ball from Sam Frank Bajada released Bogdanovic on the right. The ball went very wide as Daniel passed the keeper, but he managed to find the perfect angle to drive the ball toward goal. Eric Chidi was alert enough to chase and make 100% sure that the ball crossed the line. Mayhem ensued as the comeback was complete.

The final game of round 2 is against Munxar next Saturday at Sannat ground. Kick-off is 3pm and we look forward to seeing you there.

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