St. Patrick registered an important win in the battle against relegation to Division 2 as they defeated Pietà Hotspurs 1-0 in a match from the BOV First Division at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Sunday.
Joe Reno Vella scored the all-important goal for the Saints who now join Dingli Swallows on the 15-point mark, two ahead of St. George’s.
In the second game, Vittoriosa Stars won the Cottonera derby as they beat St. George’s 4-2.
Marcelo Pereira was the hero for the Stars with a hat trick. Leighton Grech scored the other goal. Gary Inguanez and Jonathan Ruiz replied for the Saints.