BOV Premier League | St. Andrews 2 – Mosta 1

St. Andrews are one point away from securing their Premier League status for another season following a 2-1 win over struggling Mosta.

Enmy Pena Beltre of St. Andrews challenging Kurt Magro. Photo: Dominic Borg
Enmy Pena Beltre of St. Andrews challenging Kurt Magro. Photo: Dominic Borg

Mosta lost a golden chance on the 19th minute. Pedro Dos Santos Calcado served Njongo Priso and the latter finished wide from an ideal position.

Four minutes later, St. Andrews punished Mosta for missing this opportunity as they went ahead. Ivan Paz delivered a cross that was met by Kyrian Nwoko who headed past Yenz Cini.

Ten minutes later, Mosta were awarded a penalty. Karlo Kesinovic fouled Kurt Magro inside the penalty area and the referee ordered a penalty. From the eleven metres mark, Calcado finished inside the net.

St. Andrews scored the winning goal on the 53rd minute. Dale Camilleri hit a low shot that gave Cini no chance.

St. Andrews starting line-up: Jake Galea, Dale Camilleri, Joseph Farrugia, Kyrian Nwoko, Michael Johnson, Enmy Pena Beltre, Godwin Mckay, Karlo Kesinovic, Ivan Paz, Aidan Friggieri, Ziga Kastrevec

Mosta starting line-up: Yenz Cini, Kyle Frendo, Kurt Magro, Tyrone Farrugia, Adrian Caruana, Mario Toth, Chinatu Onwidinjo, David Fenech, Pedro Dos Santos Calcado, Njongo Priso, Jean Pierre Mifsud Triganza

Referee: Mario Apap

Assistant Referees: Luke Portelli, Paul Apap

Fourth Official: Alan Mario Sant

BOV Player of the Match: Ivan Paz (St. Andrews)

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