Leaders Pietà Hotspurs returned to winning ways as they defeated Birzebbuga St. Peter’s 2-1 at the Luxol Stadium on Friday.
Quelin Refalo put the Hotspurs ahead on 32 minutes and the same player doubled the score eight minutes from time. Six minutes later, Keith Muscat pulled one back for the Saints.
In another match, St. George’s registered their first win as they beat St. Patrick 3-1.
Blendi Gockaj put the Zabbar side ahead but St. George’s turned the score in their favour thanks to goals by Jonathan Ruiz, Eric Chukwunyelu and Neil Cumi.
The Hotspurs lead the way with 13 points, followed by Zejtun, Rabat and Birzebbuga on 9, Vittoriosa 7, Melita 6, Dingli 5, Lija and St. George’s 4, St. Andrews and Naxxar 3, St. Patrick 1.
On Saturday, St. Andrews take on Naxxar Lions while Lija Athletic face Zejtun Corinthians.
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