Division 1: Balzan Youths win derby

Leaders Balzan Youths kept marching on in the BOV First Division as they defeated neighbours Lija Athletic 2-1.

Pedro Dos Santos Calcado put the Youths ahead on 42 minutes when converting a penalty and doubled the score on the 90th before Wayne Borg St John scored a consolation goal for Lija.

In another match, Melita came from behind to beat St. George’s 2-1.

Glenn Bonello put the Saints ahead on 15 minutes. Matthew Borg levelled matters on 75 minutes and five minutes later, Luke Micallef made it 2-1 for the Amateurs.

On Sunday, Msida St. Joseph take on Pietà Hotspurs while Mqabba face Mosta