BOV Division 1: San Gwann relegated despite win

Despite beating Pietà Hotspurs, San Gwann were relegated to Division 2 along with St. George’s and Gudja United after Melita held Vittoriosa Stars in a draw as the final two matches from the BOV First Division were played on Monday.

San Gwann came from behind to beat Pietà Hotspurs 2-1 at the Centenary Stadium. Christian Grech put the Hotspurs ahead on the 14th minute but seven minutes later, Nikolai Muscat levelled matters. However on the 91st minute, an own goal handed San Gwann the three points.

An own goal by Alan Borg Olivier on the 17th minute put Vittoriosa Stars ahead but Alan Borg Olivier equalised on the 64th minute to hand Melita the point they needed to secure their status.

Gzira United won the championship with 64 points, followed by Hamrun on 61, Senglea 52, Pietà 44, Lija 41, Vittoriosa 37, Mqabba 35, Zebbug 32, Fgura and Rabat 30, Melita 28, San Gwann 27, St. George’s 19 and Gudja 9.