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Mellieha defeat Swieqi in the last minute

20.03.16 Mellieha defeat Swieqi in the last minute

In a nail biting encounter in Sirens Stadium on Saturday afternoon, Mellieha walk away with the three points after a last minute goal. The Orange started the match with intention as they started attacking from the start, but the Mellieha defence kept them at bay. Ten minutes from half time Swieqi were awarded a free kick just outside the box after the Mellieha keeper fouled Calleja Cremona, Abner Dos Santos saw his effort go close. The teams entered half time at 0 – 0.

Fifteen Minutes into the second half Swieqi went close again after an Abner Dos Santos' header hit the cross bar. The Orange kept on battling it out in midfield until in the ninetieth minute a great action from Mellieha found the back of the net leaving Bartolo helplessly beaten.

Line Up: Sam Bartolo, Thomas Debono, Simon Sammut, Adrian Gatt, Benji Frendo,Jean Noel Azzopardi, Kenneth Ekezie, Abner Dos Santos (Matteo Caribotti), Patrick Briscoe White(c), Daniel Calleja Cremona (Nicky Schembri), Kane Micallef

Subs; Luke Pace, Nathan Chatland, Thomas Camilleri, Robert Southward, Bruno Menezes.

 

Match Report: Matthew Muscat

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