Leaders St. George’s dropped their first points in the BOV First Division as they were held in a 2-2 draw by Pietà Hotspurs. Jonathan Ruiz and Glenn Bonello gave the Saints a two-goal lead but Pietà earned a point thanks to a brace by Quelin Refalo.
In another match, a goal by Julian Galea gave Melita a 1-0 win over Dingli Swallows.
St. George’s lead the way with 10 points, followed by Mqabba on nine, Melita and Lija on six. Dingli are now second from bottom with three points as Pietà join Mosta and St. Andrews on four. On Sunday, Mqabba take on Balzan Youths while Msida St. Joseph face Mosta.