Preview Day 23: Valletta vs Zebbug Published on: 21-02-2015

Champions Valletta have picked up only one point from their last two league games and are eight points adrift of Hibernians.

Ivan Zammit, the Valletta coach, is sure to be without midfielder Roderick Briffa, who was hit with a one-match ban for making a derogatory gesture towards the opposing fans in the 1-1 draw against Birkirkara,while Dutch forward Djamel Leeflang is set to undergo a late fitness test on a foot injury.

Bottom side ŻebbuġRangers arein desperate need for points as the fight to avoid the drop intensifies.
Coach Alfonso Greco is still without Scottish midfielder Carlo Monti,who is hampered by a back injury,while Lee Galea is suspended.

Previous encounters: Valletta vs Żebbuġ Rangers 2-0, 2-0.