Dingli Swallows collected three precious points in the battle against relegation when they defeated St. George’s 2-0 in one of the two BOV First Division matches at the Victor Tedesco Stadium.
Chris Azzopardi notched a brace for the Swallows.
In another match, Naxxar Lions defeated Zejtun Corinthians 2-1. This was the second successive defeat for the Corinthians.
Darren Falzon put Naxxar ahead and Kenneth Abela equalised. However Andre Rocha da Silva converted a penalty to hand the Lions the three points.
Rabat lead the way with 35 points, followed by Melita on 33, Pietàl 32, Zejtun 30, St. Andrews 24, Birzebbuga and Naxxar 23, Vittoriosa 21, Lija 19, Dingli 18, St. Patrick 15 and St. George’s 13.