First defeat for leaders Munxar

Munxar Falcons suffered their first defeat in the BOV Gozo Football League Second Division after losing 1-2 to Zebbug Rovers at the Kercem Ajax Stadium on Saturday.

Chris Borg put the Rovers ahead on the 36th minute but Jordi Parnis equalised two minutes later. However although they had a player sent off, Gibson Botshelo Mfuluane restored the lead for Zebbug five minutes from time. Michael Matthias Uzor could have equalised deep into stoppage time but was unlucky to hit the posts from the penalty spot.

In another match, St. Lawrence Spurs returned to winning ways as they defeated Xaghra United 2-1. Charlon Farrugia scored twice in two minutes’ time between the 48th and 50th to put the Spurs ahead with Daniel Glodi Maviluka reducing the gap on the 72nd.