Mosta Tournament: Lija surprise Mosta

Zurrieq FC moved close to reaching the semi-finals of the ‘Gammari’ Muscat’ Mosta Tournament after beating Mgarr United 4-2 . Goals by Rocco Vardaro, Klinsmann Grech, Steve Azzopardi and Joseph Lia came between a brace by Ishmael Cutajar of Mgarr.

In the second match from Section A, Lija beat Mosta 3-2 in a very exciting match. Lija took the lead through the impressive Marku Potezika, but Mosta improved drastically in the second half and scored two goals through Simon Shead and a Mark Briggs penalty to go 2-1 up. However, Lija turned the tables on hosts Mosta with two late goals, again by Potezika and substitute Ayrton Buhagiar.

The Section ‘A’ table after two matches is as follows: Zurrieq FC 6 points; Lija and Mosta 3 points; Mgarr United 0 points.

The tournament continues today with two matches from Section ‘B’: Naxxar Lions v Tarxien Rainbows at 18:30 hrs and Gzira United v Pieta Hotspurs at 20:30 hrs.