BOV Division 1: St. George's turn defeat into victory

St. George’s registered their second win in the BOV First Division as they came from behind to beat Birzebbuga St. Peter’s 3-1 at the Centenary Stadium on Friday. For the latter, this was the third defeat in as many matches.

Edson Luiz Bonati put Birzebbuga ahead on the 10th minute but just before half-time Henrique Alves Viana levelled matters for St. George’s. Larson Mallia made it 2-1 for the Cospicua side eight minutes in the second half and Ita Francis sealed the issue with another goal on 66 minutes.

St George’s join Gudja and Msida on top the BOV First Division table with six points, followed by Gzira on 4, Vittoriosa, Lija, Melia, Mqabba and Zurrieq 3, Fgura 2, Pembroke, Rabat and St. Andrews 1 and Birzebbuga 0.