Ra­bat re­main un­beaten as B’Kara reg­is­ter sec­ond win

Malta Independent - - SPORT -

The MSV Life Masters League con­tin­ued with Ra­bat beat­ing Zur­rieq Wolves to re­main un­beaten while B’Kara gained their sec­ond win by beat­ing the chal­lenge of Melita.

B’Kara won 8-4. This was a boost for a top six push.S how­ing some good foot­ball they took a 5-1 lead in the first half, the only goal of Melita was scored by An­drew Naudi in the dy­ing sec­onds. Early in the sec­ond half, Brian Said re­duced the mar­gin for Melita. How­ever, B’Kara were not fin­ished yet. They re­acted and took con­trol of the game, scor­ing three con­sec­u­tive goals to take a lead of 8-2.

Melita how­ever kept on try­ing and in the last quar­ter scored twice to get a more re­spectable re­sult. Lawrence Vella of B’Kara who had a promis­ing per­for­mance, and scored a hat-trick, was cho­sen as the best player.

In the sec­ond game, Ra­bat Cavette re­mained un­beaten and af­ter two draws they reg­is­tered their sec­ond win from four games to go fifth in the stand­ings.

The game was well bal­anced un­til the end of the first half.

Zur­rieq Wolves, who are im­prov­ing with ev­ery game, opened the score af­ter 18 min­utes with Ra­bat get­ting their equaliser in the last minute.

In the sec­ond half, Zur­rieq went inf ront when they scored af­ter six min­utes. How­ever, soon af­ter, Ra­bat gained su­pe­ri­or­ity, scor­ing three goals in a row to lead 4-2. Z

ur­rieq kept their hopes alive when they man­aged to score, but then Ra­bat were not to be de­nied, took the ini­tia­tive again and made sure of the three points with an­other two goals.

Clint Mi­callef ex-Ra­bat, B’Kara and Balzan in the Premier, was the man of the match, while Chris Mus­cat was his usual self. Zur­rieq’s best was goal­keeper Ja­son Sci­cluna who de­nied Ra­bat with some spec­tac­u­lar saves, es­pe­cially in the first half.

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