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Valletta closed the gap on leaders Balzan Youths to one point after beating Hibernians 2-1 at the National Stadium on Sunday.

Valletta forged ahead on 24 minutes when Santiago Malano beat the Paolites goalkeeper Andrew Hogg, while six minutes later doubled their lead through Albert Prova.

Hibernians succeeded to pull one back two minutes before half-time courtesy of substitute Jurgen Degabriele, who on 34 minutes came off the bench to replace Johann Bezzina.

Balzan Youths – 49 points; Valletta – 48; Gzira United – 42; Birkirkara – 41; Floriana – 38; Hibernians, Sliema Wanderers – 36; Hamrun Spartans – 34; Mosta, Senglea Athletic – 23; Tarxien Rainbows – 18; St. Andrews – 17; Naxxar Lions – 16; Lija Athletic – 5
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