Hamrun Spartans will be all out to claim the three points on Sunday as they take on in-form Mosta in one of the three BOV Premier League matches in programme at the Centenary Stadium and the National Stadium.
Following Hibernians’ 3-0 win over Senglea, the Spartans now share second place with Sliema Wanderers on 28 points while Mosta are fourth on 26.
Hamrun are unbeaten in eight matches, winning their last three matches against Sliema, Floriana and Tarxien. Mosta, on the other hand, are unbeaten in nine matches but won just two out of the last five matches.
In the first match at the Centenary Stadium, Santa Lucia take on Birkirkara. Two points separate the two teams with the Stripes lying sixth, followed by Santa Lucia in seventh place.
Birkirkara are unbeaten in eight matches, winning their last two matches against Floriana and Sirens. Santa Lucia, on the other hand, won three out of the last four matches, being held in a draw by Balzan in their last outing.
Meanwhile at the National Stadium, John Buttigieg is set to make his debut as new Floriana coach as the Greens face Zejtun Corinthians.
Floriana share the tenth place with Balzan and Sirens, one point ahead of Zejtun but the Greens played two games less than Zejtun and Sirens and three less than Balzan.
The champions lost to Sliema, Hamrun and Birkirkara in their last three matches. They collected just four points over the past two months in a draw with Balzan and a win over Valletta. Zejtun, on the other hand, defeated Tarxien 3-1 earlier this week after losing four out of the previous five matches.
All matches are being played behind closed doors. but fans are able to watch games thanks to the live-streaming service being offered by the Malta Football Association at https://live.mfa.com.mt/ apart from the usual two weekly matches which are broadcast on TVM 2 and/or TSN.