Senglea Athletic and Lija Athletic will be all out to claim the three points on Friday as the two teams cross swords at the Centenary Stadium, kick-off at 19:00.
After back-to-back wins over Naxxar and Sliema, Senglea suffered a narrow defeat to Valletta and a win over Lija would put them on level points with Mosta in ninth place. Ten points currently separate Senglea and Lija with the latter lying at the bottom of the table with five points. Lija are coming from four consecutive defeats, suffering a heavy 1-5 defeat to Mosta in their last outing.
Both sides will be unable to field their best formation Sidibe and Paz are ruled out of Senglea vs Lija Daniel Scerri will be back for Lija while Randall Vella returns for Senglea.
In the first round, Senglea defeated Lija 3-2.