BOV Division 3: Santa Lucia held by Mgarr

bov-third-division-2013-2014Mgarr United scored two late goals to earn a point in a 2-2 draw with Santa Lucia. The latter therefore missed the opportunity to take sole leadership in the BOV Third Division.

Brian Chetcuti put Santa Lucia ahead on 21 minutes and Mohammed Senussi doubled the score two minutes later. An own goal seven minutes from time put Mgarr back in contention and substitute Gabriel Vella notched the equaliser on the 90th.

Swieqi United moved third as they came back from two goals down to beat Attard 2-1. Elon Cassar put Attard ahead on 28 minutes but Matthew Asciak equalised four minutes later. Adam Wingfield made it 2-1 ten minutes in the second half.

Marsaxlokk collected three important points in a 2-1 win over Xghajra Tornados. Dylan Attard put the Southseasiders ahead on 17 minutes and Fabian Baldacchino doubled the score two minutes in the second half. Christian Magro scored a consolation goal for Xghajra on the 56th.

Ghaxaq defeated Qrendi 4-1. Mark Ellul put Ghaxaq ahead after just 7 minutes and Florin Anton doubled the score on the 17th. Terence Cachia reduced the gap for Qrendi one minute from the end of the first half but goals by Bjorn Dalli and Michael Zammit on 70 and 85 minutes respectively secured victory for Ghaxaq.

Sirens and Santa Lucia lead the way with 16 points, followed by Swieqi on 15, Sta. Venera and Attard 13, Luqa and Ghaxaq 12, Mgarr 10, Xghajra 9, Mtarfa 7, Qrendi 4, Ta’ Xbiex and Kalkara 1 and Marsaxlokk -3.