Valletta, M’Xlokk in clash between unbeaten sides

Leaders Valletta could move four points clear in the BOV Premier League table should they beat Marsaxlokk in this week’s big match at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Monday. Two teams who are still unbeaten after playing five matches.

The Citizens lead the way with 11 points, one ahead of Floriana and Hamrun. They defeated Vittoriosa, Qormi and Tarxien and were held in draws by Hibernians and Birkirkara.

Marsaxlokk, on the other hand, are currently fourth, two points behind the leaders. They were held in draws by Tarxien, Sliema and Hibs but defeated Floriana and champions Birkirkara.

The Southseasiders could welcome back Gareth Sciberras but Emil Yantchev is still ruled out injured. Gilbert Agius and Omonigho Temile should return for Valletta.