BOV Premier League | Valletta 2 – Ħamrun Spartans 0

Valletta returned to winning ways with a 2-0 win over Ħamrun Spartans

Jake Grech (Ħamrun) challenging Rowen Muscat (Valletta) for the ball. Photo: Dominic Borg
Jake Grech (Ħamrun) challenging Rowen Muscat (Valletta) for the ball. Photo: Dominic Borg

Valletta went ahead on the 58th minute. Santiago Malano delivered the ball towards Uchenna Calistus Umeh and the latter went inside the penalty area before sending a shot that ended up inside the net past David Cassar.

On the 67th minute, Malano nearly increased the margin of the score for Valletta, but his effort hit the post.

However, the Argentine managed to score on the 72nd minute. Following a cross by Leandro Aguirre, the thirty-year old player finished inside the net.

Valletta starting line-up: Dziugas Bartkus, Jonathan Caruana, Steve Borg, Ryan Camilleri, Santiago Malano, Claudio Pani, Uchenna Calistus Umeh, Leandro Aguirre, Maximiliano Velasco, Rowen Muscat, Romeu Pericles Romao.

Ħamrun Spartans starting line-up: David Cassar, Luis Miguel Vergara Rodrigues, Manolito Micallef, Luke Sciberras, Christian Emeka Anigbogu, Jake Grech, Igor Misan, Mathieu Manset, Saturday Nanapere, Massimiliano Giusti, Sergio Raphael dos Anjos.

Referee: Trustin Farrugia Cann
Assistant Referees: Jurgen Spiteri, Roberto Vella
Fourth Official: Etienne Mangion

BOV Player of the match: Santiago Malano (Valletta)

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