BOV Division 1: Incredible 8-3 win for St. Andrews

St. Andrews managed to beat Lija Athletic with an incredible 8-3 score to stop the latter from regaining the top spot in the BOV First Division.

Rumen Kerekov put the Saints ahead on 16 minutes and Trayo Grozev doubled the score on the 29th. Eleven minutes later, Trayo Grozev made it 3-0. Grozev scored again to put St. Andrews 4-0 ahead. Lija scored three goals in less than four minutes to get back in contention thanks to Beppe Antignolo on 65, Timmy Fleri Soler on 66 and Leontiev Konda on 68 minutes.

However an own goal by Konda on the 74th put Luxol 5-3 ahead, increasing the lead further through another two goals by Grozev on 80 and 86 minutes and a goal by William Camilleri on the 90th.

Naxxar Lions are the new leaders after defeating Gzira United 2-0.

Anderson Mendes Ribeiro put Naxxar ahead on 32 minutes and Andre Rocha da Silva doubled the score two minutes later.

Naxxar lead the way with 28 points, followed by Vittoriosa Stars on 27 points, Lija and Pietà on 26, Marsaxlokk on 25, St. Andrews 24, Gudja 22, Zejtun 17, Gzira 15, Birzebbuga 9, Dingli 8 and Mqabba 4.