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Gudja United join Swieqi United on top

Sunday 25 March 2018

Gudja United join Swieqi United on top

Starting squad against Birzebbugia S.P.

Gudja United joined Swieqi United on top thanks to a 3-0 win over Birzebbuga St. Peter’s at the Luxol Stadium.

After both teams failed to score two open score chances per side, it was a tap in from Ronnie Celeste on the 17th minute that opened the score, after goalkeeper Caruana stopped, but failed to hold a David Azzopardi effort.

Gudja took control of the situation for the entire first half but failed to double the lead on several occasions. The most important opportunity was a Firas Aboulezz free kick on the 45th minute but Caruana again said no.

Just 20 seconds into the second half, Nicholas Zammit made them 2 nil with a soft tap in after being assisted by Ronnie Celeste.

Once again Gudja were in control of the whole situation for all the entire process of the match with Celeste and other players failing to score again on several occasions.

On the 73rd minute Ronnie Celeste made them two personal & three for the team as he converted a David Azzopardi corner kick with a beautiful header.

The match was than controlled until the end with substitutes coming on for Gudja were Alex Ellul subbed Joseph Chetcuti, Shataizan Zarb who came on for Anthony Ewurum & Brandon Saliba who replaced Leon Camilleri.

Now Gudja sit on top together with Swieqi United at 42 points & 3 points clear of Fgura United & St. Lucia F.C. both at 39. Today Swieqi United will play Fgura United & both of them than would have played one match more than Gudja & St. Lucia.

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