Melita moved on top the BOV First Division table thanks to a 2-1 win over Lija Athletic at the Luxol Stadium. A win which puts Jacques Scerri’s side temporarily two points ahead of Pietà Hotspurs and St. Andrews before the latter two teams cross swords in another important clash on Sunday.
For Lija, this was the third defeat in four matches.
Meanwhile Birzebbuga St. Peter’s join Lija in fourth place thanks to a 1-0 win over Msida St. Joseph.
Melita lead the way with 13 points followed by St. Andrews and Pietà on 11, Lija and Birzebbuga 9, Gzira, St. George’s and Zebbug 8, Zurrieq 7, Zejtun and Gudja 4, Msida 1 and Hamrun -7.