Mqabba dropped two important points in the battle for promotion as they were held in a 2-2 draw by Sirens in one of the two BOV First Division matches at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Saturday.
Luke Galea put the St. Paul’s Bay side ahead after just one minute but Mqabba turned the score in their favour, courtesy of Noah Olawole Ojuola on the 34th and Michael Borg four minutes later. Ethan Jay Goodman notched the equaliser on the 91st minute.
On the other hand, a goal by Jan Busuttil on the 61st minute handed Pietà Hotspurs a narrow win over Marsa. A narrow win which puts them alone in second place, two points clear of Mqabba.
Qormi lead the way with 47 points, followed by Pietà on 43, Mqabba 41, San Gwann 39, Zejtun 38, Zebbug 35, Vittoriosa 33, Qrendi 26, Sirens 25, Pembroke 21, Zabbar 19, Marsa 18, Melita 14 and Rabat 5.