Gzira United extended their unbeaten run in the BOV First Division as a goal by Andre White just before the end of the first half gave them a narrow win over Gudja United at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Saturday.
Senglea Athletic failed to keep the pace with the leading teams as they lost 0-1 to Fgura United. Quincy Bregman scored the all-important goal fourteen minutes from time.
Mqabba held Zebbug Rangers in a 1-1 draw at the Centenary Stadium. Mqabba took the lead on the 56th minute thanks to a goal by Arilison Mello da Silva but substitute Redeemer Attard levelled matters three minutes from time.
In another match, Pietà Hotspurs defeated Melita 3-1 thanks to goals by Jason Gorskie on the 19th, Kyle Cesare on the 26th and Dylan Agius on the 31st with Francois Guihard reducing the gap with a goal on the 65th.
Gzira lead the way with 23 points, followed by Hamrun and Pietà on 17, Senglea 16, Lija 15, Zebbug 14, Rabat 13, Melita 12, Vittoriosa and Fgura 11, St. George’s, Mqabba and San Gwann 6 and Gudja 4.