Leaders Pembroke Athleta registered their seventh win in the BOV Third Division as they beat Swieqi United 2-0 at the Luxol Stadium on Saturday.
Mdina Knights failed to keep the pace with the leaders after being held in a 2-2 draw by Fgura United at the Charles Abela Stadium and now share the second place with Ghaxaq who however have a game in hand. The Knights were leading 2-0 thanks to goals by Justin Buhagiar and Matthew Francalanza but Fgura earned a points with two late goals by Ricardo Severino Goncalves and Lydon Vella.
Santa Lucia moved fourth thanks to a 4-0 win over Marsaskala at the Luxol Stadium.
In another match in Mosta, Mgarr United defeated Kalkara 4-0.
The two matches at the Centenary Stadium – Marsa vs Xghajra Tornados and Qrendi vs Sirens – ended in goalless draws.
Pembroke lead the way with 22 points, followed by Mdina and Ghaxaq on 17, Santa Lucia 16, Mgarr 15, Fgura 14, Swieqi 11, Sirens 10, Xghajra and Qrendi 9, Marsaskala 7, Mtarfa 4, Marsa 3 and Kalkara 0.
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