BOV Division 1: Hotspurs move three points clear

Pietà Hotspurs returned to winning ways as they defeated Naxxar Lions 3-1 to move three points clear on top the BOV First Division table.

Jurgen Pisani and a brace by Vinicius Pereira dos Santos did the job for Edmond Lufi’s side. Darren Falzon scored the only goal for Naxxar.

In another match, Melita returned to winning ways as they defeated Birzebbuga St. Peter’s 2-1.

Nicolo Baldacchino and Manuel Ramon Sierra Camacho scored the goals for the Amateurs, Matthew Sciortino for Birzebbuga.

Pietà lead the way with 29 points, followed by Rabat on 26, Melita 23, Zejtun and St. Andrews 20, Dingli 15, Naxxar 14, Birzebbuga 13, Vittoriosa, Lija and St. George’s 9 and St. Patrick 8.

On Sunday, Lija take on Vittoriosa and Zejtun face St. Patrick.