Lija Athletic came back from one goal down to register an impressive 5-1 win over Melita at the Centenary Stadium in one of four BOV First Division matches on Sunday.
Alan Borg Olivier put Melita ahead on the 18th minute but a minute later, Erjon Beu equalised and one minute in added time, Jorge Garcia Vidal put Lija 2-1 ahead. Garcia Vidal scored another three minutes in added time and completed a hat-trick on the 62nd with Erjon Beu scoring the fifth goal on the 73rd.
In another match at the Centenary Stadium, Fgura United beat Rabat Ajax 1-0. Christopher Edafe Uzeh scored the all-important goal for Fgura on the 69th minute.
Pietà Hotspurs defeated Naxxar Lions 2-0 at the Victor Tedesco Stadium. Gabriel Mensah put the Hotspurs ahead on the 65th and Christian Stewart doubled the score on the 78th.
On the other hand, Senglea Athletic defeated Qormi 4-1 in another match at the Victor Tedesco Stadium.
A penalty by Lawrence Uchechi Chiedozie put Qormi ahead on the 24th but Juninho Cabral was quick to level matters for Senglea two minutes later. Rennie Tanti made it 2-1 on the 59th with Dylan Xuereb increasing the lead further on the 69th and 90th for a final 4-1 score.