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Valletta win their 25th league after beating Hibernians on penalties in dramatic decider

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Valletta won their 25th league after beating Hibernians in the 2018-2019 league decider on Saturday.

The 90 minutes ended 1-1, and extra time was needed. In the extra time, Valletta took the lead, but Hibernians scored in final minutes to end the game 2-2.

Penalties were required to decide who will be crowned Champions for this season.

During the penalty shoot-out, Valletta were more precise and scored all penalties. Alba, Malano, Gavrila and Fontanella managed to score from the eleven metres mark. On the other hand, Grech and Fonseca scored for Hibs. However, Sahanek and Marcolino missed their penalties.

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Via The Malta Independent  / Times of Malta  / Malta Today TVM

Photo Domenic Aquilina