BOV Division 1: Winning start for Birzebbuga, Vittoriosa

Birzebbuga St. Peter’s came from behind to beat Melita 3-2 in a match from the BOV First Division at the Centenary Stadium on Saturday.

Nicolo Baldacchino put the Amateurs ahead on 22 minutes but Matthew Sciortino converted a penalty on the half-hour to level matters. Two minutes from the end of the first half, Mead Mifsud made it 2-1 to the Saints and Ronnie Celeste increased the lead further on 79 minutes. Dejan Erak reduced the gap for Melita on 95 minutes.

In another match, Vittoriosa Stars, on the other hand, defeated Lija Athletic 4-0, goals by Marcelo Pereira, Tassio Lopez (2) and Adam Spiteri.

On Sunday, St. George’s take on Rabat Ajax and Pietà Hotspurs face Naxxar Lions.

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