Mellieha joined Sta. Venera Lightnings on top the BOV Third Division as they registered a 5-0 win over Mtarfa at the Sirens Stadium on Sunday.
A brace by Gilbert Camilleri on the 12th and 68th and goals by Jean Scholey (21′), Bryan Bautista (28′) and Jack Vella (70′) handed Alex Delia’s side the three points.
At the Luxol Stadium, an early goal by Cristian Toro Perdomo on the 8th minute and a goal in added time by Carlston Cardona gave Msida St. Joseph a 2-0 win over Dingli Swallows while Zurrieq beat Ta’ Xbiex 3-1 thanks to goals by Jacob Camilleri (penalty), Nathan Zammit and Nicholas Abdilla with a Donovan Micallef penalty notching the temporary equaliser for Ta’ Xbiex.
In another match at the Sirens Stadium, goals by Ian Muscat on the 35th and Nigel Vella on the 71st handed Ghaxaq a 2-0 win over Marsaskala.
Sta. Venera and Mellieha lead the way with 47 points, followed by Xghajra on 41, Kirkop 39, Msida 35, Mdina 28, Ghaxaq 25, Dingli and Zurrieq 24, Mtarfa 14, Ta’ Xbiex and Marsaskala 8.