BOV Division 1: Pietà cruise past Melita

width=150Pietà Hotspurs returned to winning ways as they defeated Melita 5-0 in one of the two matches from the BOV First Division at the Centenary Stadium on Friday.

Neil Pace Cocks put the Hotspurs ahead on the 11th minute and Dylan Agius doubled the score on the 35th. Juan Manuel Artiaga scored a third goal before the end of the first half. In the second half, Pietà added another two goals thanks to Clive Gauci on the 64th and Jan Busuttil on the 76th.

In another match, Vittoriosa Stars and Zabbar St. Patrick shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw.

Liam Gauci put Vittoriosa ahead on the 15th minute but five minutes later, Kurt Borg equalised. Obinna Obiefule converted a penalty just before half-time but three minutes from time, Andrea Azzopardi restored equilibrium for St. Patrick.

Qormi and Pietà lead the way with 9 points, followed by Sirens and Zebbug on 6, San Gwann, Vittoriosa and Zabbar 5, Mqabba and Zejtun 4, Qrendi 3, Marsa 1, Rabat and Melita 0 and Pembroke -5. Pembroke had five points deducted.