Vittoriosa turn defeat into victory to close in on promotion

Vittoriosa Stars moved another important step towards securing a place in the Premier League next season after defeating Mosta 2-1.

Terence Vella put Mosta ahead but the Stars turned the score in their favour with goals by Beppe Muscat and Jeffrey Chetcuti.

Vittoriosa now lie on 33 points, five ahead of Balzan and St. George’s. On Sunday, Balzan and St. George’s face the bottom two teams. The Youths meet San Gwann while the Saints take on St. Patrick.

In another match, Pietà Hotspurs collected another important point in the battle against relegation as they held Melita in a 1-1 draw.

Melita are sixth on 19 points, followed by Mqabba and Pietà on 17, St. Patrick 13 and San Gwann 11.