BOV Division 2: Zejtun move four points clear as San Gwann sink Zabbar

Leaders Zejtun Corinthians moved four points clear as they defeated Mgarr United while second-placed Zabbar St. Patrick’s positive run was brought to an end by San Gwann in the BOV Second Division on Sunday.

At the Sirens Stadium, Zejtun defeated Mgarr 4-2. Lazar Doric put Mgarr ahead on the 16th minute but fou minutes later, Alan Tabone levelled matters and Mauro Brincat made it 2-1 two minutes later. Mgarr restored the equilibrium eleven minutes in the second half thanks to Leon Zammit but Alan Tabone made it 3-2 a minute later and the same player converted a penalty five minutes from time to seal the issue.

San Gwann brought Zabbar St. Patrick’s impressive run of eleven consecutive wins to an end as a goal by Sergio Hili on the 29th minute gave them a narrow win at the Charles Abela Stadium.

In another match at the Sirens Stadium, Qrendi beat Ghaxaq 4-0 thanks to four goals within the first thirty-six minutes. Mark Farrugia opened the scoring on the 6th minute and Dylan Zarb doubled the score on the 19th. Dassier Sammut made it 3-0 on the 31st minute and five minutes later, Giovanni Galea converted a penalty.

Gudja United returned to winning ways as they beat Marsaxlokk 2-1 at the Centenary Stadium. Rodney Grixti gave Gudja the lead on the 20th minute and although Marsaxlokk equalised on the 34th, Gudja regained the lead four minutes in the second half thanks to Dylan Lee Tanti.

Swieqi United found no difficulty in beating Mellieha 4-0 in another match at the Centenary Stadium. Ion Alin Margarit put Swieqi aehad after just two minutes and seven minutes later, Jordan Sean Farrugia Coleiro doubled the score. On the half-hour, Margarit added another with Kenneth Ekezie increasing the lead further nine minutes in the second half.

In another match at the Charles Abela Stadium, a goal by Shawn Darmanin on the 28th minute gave Birzebbuga St. Peter’s a narrow win over Attard.

Zejtun lead the way with 47 points, followed by Zabbar on 43, Qrendi 41, San Gwann 40, Birzebbuga 29, Swieqi 27, Siggiewi 26, Attard 21, Mgarr 19, St. George’s 16, Marsaxlokk 13, Gudja and Mellieha 12 and Ghaxaq 8.

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