Mosta and Sirens shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw in a balanced encounter at the Tony Bezzina Stadium on Saturday.
Sirens, therefore, continue to chase their first win as this was the third draw in five matches. Mosta, on the other hand, stay four points clear of their opponents and now share the sixth place with Floriana.
Matthew Grech replaced Andrea Cassar in goal for Sirens while Gabriel Fernandes
Ventura and David Promise were preferred to Weder Soares and Ivan Kolev. On the other hand, for Mosta, Patrick Mensah was handed a start with Boubakary Diarra starting on the bench.
The St. Paul’s Bay side took the lead on the 12th minute when they were awarded a penalty after Tyrone Farrugia handled the ball inside the area and Paulo Vyctor Bento de Vale converted from the penalty spot.
However, eight minutes from the end of the first half, Mosta levelled matters when off a cross by Christ Ememe, Zachary Brincat had a first attempt blocked but off the rebound, he controlled the ball before placing it at the back of the net.