Floriana, Mosta share spoils in draw

Mosta and Floriana continue to share the sixth place as they earned a point each in a 1-1 draw at the Tony Bezzina Stadium on Saturday.

The two teams therefore continue to share the seventh place with Floriana, moving one point behind Balzan and three ahead of Valletta and Marsaxlokk.

Floriana took the lead on the 29th minute when Jan Busuttil concluded a solo effort by rounding a defender and beating goalkeeper Ini Akpan with a low shot from outside the area.

However, six minutes in the second half, Mosta levelled matters when off a cross by Geoffrey Acheampong from the left, the ball was not held by Kitanov and Michael Chinedu Okoh placed the ball a the back of the net from close range.

Ten minutes from time, Mosta were awarded a penalty after Christian Rutjens brought Precious Linus Tenebe down inside the area; Rutjens was sent off as he received his second yellow card while Clayton Failla’s effort from the penalty spot was neutralised by the Floriana goalkeeper.

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