Kirkop United and Mdina Knights registered wins in two matches from the BOV Third Division at the Charles Abela Stadium on Saturday.
Mdina Knights joined Msida St. Joseph in fifth place after beating them 2-1. A penalty by Stefi Cale put Mdina ahead and Samuel Bartolo doubled the score seven minutes later. Fabio Muscat pulled one back nine minutes in the second half.
On the other hand, a brace by Michael Theuma handed Kirkop United a 2-0 win over Zurrieq. Theuma scored on the 55th and 84th.
Mellieha and Sta. Venera lead the way with 26 points, followed by Xghajra on 24, Kirkop 21, Mdina and Msida on 19, Zurrieq 14, Dingli 13, Ghaxaq 12, Mtarfa and Marsaskala 7 and Ta’ Xbiex 4.