Mosta, Gzira share spoils in draw

Mosta vs Gzira U. 20/04/2019 Photos: Copyright © Andrew Grima

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Mosta and Gzira United shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw at the National Stadium on Saturday.

Mosta took the lead on the 6th minute when off a cross by Massimo Sammartino from the right, Zachary Brincat headed home with the ball being deflected by the goalkeeper and hitting the upright before ending at the back of the net.

Gzira could have equalised on the 20th but Edison Bilbao Zarate was unlucky to hit the crossbar. On the 40th, the Maroons threatened once again the Mosta rear-guard, hitting the posts through Haruna Garba and Nikolai Muscat.

However three minutes in added time, Haruna Garba levelled matters for the Maroons following a Rodolfo Soares throw in.

MOSTA Andreas Vella, Jonas Ekani Rodriguez, Gianluca Cuomo, Duane Bonnici (46′ James Brincat), Massimo Sammartino (89′ Kurt Zammit), Rafael Morisco, Tyrone Farrugia, Akeem Garnet Roach, Demir Imeri (80′ Kyle Frendo), Bob Tobi Jnohope, Zachary Brincat.
Subs not used: Dylan Ciappara, James Brincat, Luca Gatt, Steve Bonnici, Liam Portelli.
Coach: Mark Miller
Asst. Coach: Joseph Grech

GZIRA Anthony Curmi, Nikolai Muscat, Zachary Scerri, Rodolfo Soares, Juan Carlos Corbalan (89′ Fernando Barbosa), Clifford Gatt Baldacchino, Edison Bilbao Zarate, Roderick Briffa (62′ Sofian Domoraud), Gianmarco Conti (62′ Andrew Cohen), Sacha Borg, Haruna Garba.
Subs not used: Justin Haber, Moad Lamlum, Nicholas Bianchini, Amadou Samb.
Coach: Jesmond Zerafa

Referee: Alex Johnson
Assistant Referees: Edward Spiteri, Theodore Zammit
Fourth Official: Andrea Sciriha
Yellow Cards: Ekani, Scerri
BOV Player of the Match: Rafael Morisco