Vittoriosa Stars registered a fourth successive win in the BOV First Division as they came from behind to beat Lija Athletic 4-1. A win which puts the Stars on level points with Melita, one point behind third-placed Gzira and Fgura.
Abdullahi Ige Adeshina put Lija ahead on 23 minutes but Vittoriosa equalised on the 65th through a penalty by Eder Henrique Guedes. Five minues later, substitute Felipe Canavan made it 2-1 and after Lija had a player sent off, Felipe Canavan scored a third goal on the 79th. Liam Gauci converted a penalty on the 90th to seal the issue.
Zurrieq earned a precious point in the battle against relegation as they held St. George’s in a 1-1 draw. Larson Mallia put the Cospicua side ahead on 45 minutes but Joseph Jojo Ogunuppe, rescued a point for Zurrieq five minutes from time.Read More