BOV Premier League | Sliema Wanderers 1 – Mosta 1

Mosta are on level points with Pembroke as they held Sliema Wanderers in a 1-1 draw.

Romero Cesar of Mosta in action. Photo: Dominic Borg
Romero Cesar of Mosta in action. Photo: Dominic Borg

Sliema went close to open the score on the 19th minute. Leonardo Incorvaia hit a shot that forced a great save from Andreas Vella.

Mosta replied by going ahead. Pedro Calcado dos Santos sent a powerful drive that hit the post. Rebound fell for Jean Pierre Mifsud Triganza who palced the ball inside the net.

However, Mosta suffered a setback on the 35th minute as they had Calcado sent off after receiving two yellow cards in less than a minute.

Sliema tried to take an advantage and had a promising chance on the 45th minute. Alex Muscat’s shot from distance was well saved by Vella.

The Wanderers equalised on the 54th minute. Ricardo Calixto Correa Duarte fired a stunning shot from a free kick that gave Vella no chance.

In the remaining minutes, Mosta defended well to earn a vital point that could prove crucial.

Sliema Wanderers starting line-up: Giuseppe Sarao, Alex Muscat, Ryan Spiteri, Denni Rocha dos Santos, Jonathan Pearson, Matias Muchardi, Stefano Bianciardi, Ricardo Calixto Correa Duarte, Leonardo Incorvaia, John Mintoff, Frank Temile

Mosta starting line-up: Andreas Vella, David Fenech, Tyrone Farrugia, Kurt Magro, Kyle Frendo, Jean Pierre Mifsud Triganza, Mario Toth, Cedric Hengbart, Njongo Priso Doding , Jonas Ekani Rodrigues, Pedro dos Santos Calcado

Referee: Sandro Spiteri
Assistant Referees: Edward Spiteri, William Debattista
Fourth Official: Darko Stankovic
BOV Player of the Match: Denni Rocha dos Santos (Sliema Wanderers)

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