Rabat, Melita seek morale-boosting win

rabat-melita120825Rabat Ajax and Melita will be aiming for a morale-boosting win on Monday as the two teams cross swords in a clash from the Relegation Pool.

One point separates the two teams with the Magpies lying one point ahead of the Amateurs.

After beating Mosta and Qormi, Rabat suffered two defeats to Hamrun Spartans and Floriana. Melita, on the other hand, collected a point, after five consecutive defeats, holding Balzan in a goalless draw.

The first round clash ended in an entertaining 3-3 draw while in the second round, the two teams collected another point in a goalless draw.

Meanwhile in the first game, Balzan take on Qormi.

Both sides aim to collect more precious points in their bid to secure their Premier League status. Qormi are currently second in the Relegation Pool on 21 points, followed by Balzan on 19.

Qormi won three of the last four matches, defeating Hamrun 2-0 last week. Balzan, on the other hand, are coming from two draws with Floriana and Melita.

Christian Caruana of Balzan and Edison Bilbao Zarate of Qormi are ruled out as thy serve a one-match ban.

Balzan defeated Qormi 2-1 both in the first and second rounds.

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