Naxxar Lions moved second in the BOV First Division as they defeated Qormi 1-0 at the Victor Tedesco Stadium in a clash between the two teams relegated from the Premier League at the end of last season.
A penalty by Yuri de Jesus Messias on the 18th minute did the job for Vince Carbonaro’s side.
On the other hand, Marsa returned to winning ways as they beat Vittoriosa Stars 2-0. Lucky Omeruo put Marsa ahead after just two minutes and Luis Andre de Melo doubled the score six minutes from time.
Mqabba lead the way with 16 points, followed by Naxxar on 15, Senglea 14, Sirens, Lija, Rabat and Vittoriosa 10, Pietà and Qormi 9, Gharghur 8, Fgura 7, Melita, Zebbug and Marsa 6.