BOV Division 1: Rabat Ajax win derby

Rabat Ajax kept the pace with leaders Pietà Hotspurs thanks to a 2-0 win in the derby against Dingli Swallows. Rabat move one point behind the Hotspurs despite having a game in hand.

Christian Muscat put the Magpies ahead mid-way through the second half and Ryan Micallef doubled the score in added time.

In another match, Zejtun Corinthians defeated Lija Athletic 1-0.

Bulgarian striker Kalin Ganchev scored the all-important goal for Zejtun.

Pietà lead the way with 33 points, followed by Rabat on 32, Zejtun 30, Melita 29, St. Andrews 24, Lija 19, Naxxar and Birzebbuga 17, Dingli 15, Vittoriosa 14, St. Patrick 11, St. George’s 10.