Tarxien Rainbows stay two points clear of Senglea Athletic after the two teams shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw at the Hibernians Stadium on Saturday.
The Rainbows took the lead on the 11th minute when off a good run by Ricardinho on the left, he served Gabriel Aquilina who slotted the ball past Matthew Farrugia.
Senglea equalised on the 24th minute thanks to Matias Nicolas Garcia who headed the ball home off a cross by Leighton Grech.
Tarxien regained the lead eight minutes in the second half through Ricardo Silva Faria who advanced into the area before hitting past the Senglea goalkeeper.
However two minutes from time, Leighton Grech rescued a point for Senglea, beating Tarxien goalkeeper Maverick Buhagiar with a diagonal shot from the right.
TARXIEN Maverick Buhagiar, Marco Botta (59′ Matthew Spiteri), Jens Wemmer, Daniel Zerafa, Gabriel Aquilina, Destin Mambouana, Anderson de Barros, Matthew Tabone (52′ Siraj Arab Eddin), Ricardo Silva Faria, Alex Nilsson, Jacson de Paixão.
Subs not used: Andrea Cassar, Matthew Brincat, Darren Falzon, Andrew Agius, Luke Grech.
Coach: Jose Borg
Asst. Coach: Saviour Debono Grech
SENGLEA Matthew Farrugia, Taisei Marukawa, Zachary Cassar (78′ Karl Cutajar), Nikola Mitic (78′ Bradley Schembri), Leighton Grech, Gonzalo Julian Leyton, Diego Venancio Matias Nicolas Garcia, Augusto Rene Caseres, Arian Mrsulja, Christian Sammut (57′ Gary Camilleri).
Subs not used: Zach Valletta, Matthew Bartolo, Rayson Vella, Larson Mallia.
Coach: Vincenzo Potenza
Asst. Coach: Darren Anton Vella
Referee: Mario Apap
Assistant Referees: Alan Camilleri, Thomas Debono
Fourth Official: Darryl Agius
Yellow Cards: Botta, Garcia
BOV Player of the Match: Ricardo Silva Faria