Malta women’s captain Emma Lipman handed Como Women a crucial 1-0 victory against Cittadella in the Serie B Femminile.
She scored the all-important goal with a towering header to open her 2021/2022 account at the club.
Following this win, Como have now cut the gap to just one point behind leaders Brescia who lost 2-1 to Ravenna. Only the Serie B champion is ensured of a promotion into Italy’s top-flight.
Meanwhile, Nicole Sciberras played in Tavagnacco’s important game against Cesena in Italy’s second-tier.
The former Juventus player was deployed from the start as Tavagnacco claimed a narrow 1-0 victory to rescue their Serie B status with three games left.
Martina Borg also played from the start for Roma Calcio Femminile, who are already relegated, as they hosted Cortefranca in the Italian second-tier.
Borg played a full game as Roma CF picked up a point to move to 11 points.
Sassuolo star Haley Bugeja is currently recovering from an injury and was handed 45 minutes with the Primavera side in their league game against Fiorentina.
The Malta international found the net in a 2-1 defeat in the Primavera – Girone 2.
Experienced forward Ylenia Carabott played in Keynsham Town Ladies’ final game of the season in England’s third-tier, the FA Women’s National League.
Carabott’s side faced MK Dons at the Stadium MK with the home side emerging winners 5-1. The Maltese player came on at the start of the second half as Keynsham Town will be playing fourth-tier football next season.
In Belgium, Teddy Teuma captained Royal Union St Gilloise as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Royal Antwerp.
Teuma’s side have now 43 points after playing their first two games in the Championship round.
A missed opportunity for Zach Muscat’s Casa Pia who lost 1-0 against promotion rivals Rio Ave in Portugal’s second-tier.
Casa Pia slip into third – outside the automatic promotion spot – with 62 points. Rio Ave now lead with 64 while Chaves are second on 63.
Elsewhere, young player Leonardo Agius came on for Team Ticino U-21’s in Switzerland’s fourth-tier.
The former KVC Westerlo entered the field in the 85th minute with Team Ticino grabbing a winner in the 97th minute against FC Gossau.
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