BOV Division 1: San Gwann bounce back with comfortable win over nine-man Rabat

San Gwann bounced back from last week’s 0-6 defeat to Pietà Hotspurs with a comfortable 5-1 win over a Rabat Ajax side reduced to nine men at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Friday.

Andre Cachia put Stefano Grima’s side ahead on the 7th minute and Alan Borg doubled the score on the 29th. Two minutes later, Thiago Lopes de Souza added another. Substitute Andrew Abela made it 4-0 on the 68th with Mikas Kura scoring a fifth on the 77th. Chris Vella scored a consolation goal for Rabat on the 90th.

Qormi lead the way with 22 points, followed by Pietà and Zejtun on 15, Vittoriosa 14, Mqabba, Sirens and San Gwann 13, Zebbug 12, Qrendi 10, Marsa, Zabbar and Melita 6, Rabat 3 and Pembroke -1. Pembroke had ten points deducted.