BOV Division 3: Swieqi keep pace with leaders

bov-third-division-2013-2014Swieqi United kept the pace with leaders Sirens to move closer to promotion as they beat St. Venera Lightnings 2-1 with the decisive goal arriving in stoppage time.

Ghaxaq moved third as they beat Kalkara 2-0 with Xghajra Tornados being held in a goalless draw by Qrendi.

Mtarfa beat Mgarr United 1-0 while Marsaxlokk and Santa Lucia earned a point each in a goalless draw.

The clash between Luqa St. Andrew’s and Attard was abandoned by the referee ten minutes from time with the score 1-1 after balls were reportedly being kicked-out of the stadium deliberately. Luqa had three players sent off on the 65th.

Sirens lead the way with 51 points, followed by Swieqi on 47, Ghaxaq 35, Xghajra 34, Attard 32, Santa Lucia 31, Mgarr 28, Mtarfa and Luqa 25, Sta. Venera 23, Qrendi 20, Ta’ Xbiex 10, Kalkara 3 and Marsaxlokk 2.