Hibernians dropped their first points in the BOV Premier League as they were held in a 1-1 draw by Santa Lucia at the Tony Bezzina Stadium on Saturday.
The Paolites move three points ahead of Birkirkara but the Stripes have a game in hand. On the other hand, for Santa Lucia, this was the fourth draw in five matches following last week’s defeat to Sirens.
Francisco Eliomar Rodrigues Farias put Santa Lucia ahead on the 7th minute but Leandro Almeida equalised on the 32nd minute.
HIBS Ibrahim Kone, Ferdinando Apap (27’ Bjorn Kristensen), Leandro Almeida, Sergio Raphael dos Anjos, Jake Grech (77’ Ayrton Attard), Jurgen Degabriele (90+6’ Francis Mensah), Dunstan Vella, Brian Thaylor Aldama (77’ Zachary Grech), Andrei Agius, Gabriel Artiles, Wilfried Domoraud.
Coach: Stefano Sanderra
SANTA LUCIA Julani Archibald, Jurgen PIsani, Nicholas Pulis, Patrick Silva, Alan Souza, Francisco Eliomar Farias (40’ Vito Plut), Victor Luis Filho, Jamie Zerafa (90+6’ Andreas Vella), Dexter Xuereb, Liam Mckay (58’ Jan Tanti), Kieran Xuereb.
Coach: Oliver Spiteri
Referee: Emanuel Grech
Assistant Referees: Alan Camilleri, Duncan Spencer
Fourth Official: Matthew De Gabriele
Yellow Cards: Raphael, Pisani, Agius, Archibald, Attard