BOV Division 1: Zebbug, Pietà register wins

bov-first-division-2013-2014Zebbug Rangers maintained their positive run with an eighth successive win in the BOV First Division as they beat Birzebbuga St. Peter’s 3-2 on Sunday.

Anderson Mendes Ribeiro put Zebbug ahead on the 12th minute. Mauricio Rodriguez Britto converted a penalty two minutes in the second half and John Nwoba made it 3-0 on 56 minutes. Claudio Calleja reduced the gap with a penalty on 62 minutes and three minutes from time, Paolo Cataldi scored a second goal for the Saints.

Pietà Hotspurs stay two points behind Zebbug thanks to a 2-0 win over St. George’s.

Melita suffered a shock 1-2 defeat to Msida St. Joseph while Hamrun Spartans registered their third win, beating St. Andrews 3-1.

Zebbug lead the way with 32 points, followed by Pietà on 30, Lija 28, Melita 22, St. George’s 20, Gudja 18, Gzira 17, St. Andrews 16, Birzebbuga 15, Zejtun 14, Zurrieq 12, Msida 11 and Hamrun 6.