Birzebbuga St. Peter’s moved an important step towards securing their BOV First Division status as they registered an impressive 6-0 win over Gudja United.
Martin Deyanov put the Saints ahead on the 10th minute and James Sammut doubled the score two minutes later. Nine minutes in the second half, Deyanov was on target again to put Birzebbuga 3-0 ahead. Vinicius Pereira dos Santos then scored three times on 74, 90 and 91 minutes to give the Saints a most comfortable win.
Meanwhile Naxxar Lions defeated Mqabba 3-0 to move third, one point behind joint-leaders Vittoriosa and Lija.
Daren Falzon put Naxxar ahead on the 15th, Victor Bellia doubled the score nine minutes in the second half and Andre Rocha da Silva scored the third goal nine minutes later.
Vittoriosa and Lija lead the way with 41 points, followed by Naxxar on 40, Pietà on 39, St. Andrews 36, Marsaxlokk 29, Gudja 26, Zejtun 21, Gzira 20, Birzebbuga 19, Dingli 13 and Mqabba 8.