BOV Division 1: Hotspurs move to just one point away from promotion

bov-first-division-2013-2014Only one point separates Pietà Hotspurs from a return to the BOV Premier League after an absence of six years as they defeated Melita 2-1 on Saturday to move six points ahead of second-placed Zebbug Rangers and fifteen ahead of Lija Athletic.

Lija suffered a third defeat in four matches as they lost 0-3 to Gzira United and although they are still third, chances for promotion are close to nil. In fact, they lie nine points behind Zebbug who also have a game in hand.

Pietà lead the way with 45 points, followed by Zebbug on 39, Lija 30, Melita 29, Gzira 26, St. Andrews 25, St. George’s 24, Gudja 22, Zurrieq 21, Birzebbuga 19, Zejtun and Msida 14 and Hamrun 7.