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VALLETTA MOVE LEVEL WITH BALZAN

Valletta moved level on points with Balzan Youths at the top of the Premier League thanks to a crushing 6-0 victory over Tarxien Rainbows.

Valletta broke the deadlock after 10 minutes into the game when Juan Cruz Gill shot past the Rainbows goalkeeper Christian Cassar from a Denni Rocha dos Santos free-kick.

On 34 minutes the Citizens doubled their lead when Matteo Picciolo crossed to Kyrian Nwoko who beat goalkeeper Cassar, while on verge of half-time Valletta made it 3-0 courtesy of Santiago Malano.

After the break the Citizens continued were they left in the first-half when they added three more goals through Matteo Picciolo (51 minutes), substitute Russell Fenech (80 minutes) and Kyrian Nwoko, three minutes later ,to score his second and his side’s sixth.

Standings:
Gzira United, Valletta – 19 points; Balzan Youths – 15; Hibernians – 14; Hamrun Spartans, Floriana – 13; Sliema Wanderers – 11; , Birkirkara – 10; Mosta – 9; Senglea Athletic – 8; Tarxien Rainbows – 7; St. Andrews – 6. Naxxar Lions – 6; Lija Athletic – 1
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