BOV Division 1: Late goals give Santa Lucia second win

Santa Lucia scored three in the final fifteen minutes to beat Zebbug Rangers 3-0 at the Centenary Stadium in one of the three BOV First Division matches in programme on Tuesday.

Substitute Patrick Jean Texeira Maia put them ahead on the 75th, Nick Borg doubled the score on the 82nd and two minutes from time, another substitute Kevin Ante Rosero sealed the issue with a third goal.

In another match at the Centenary Stadium, Qrendi rescued a point in a 1-1 draw with Sirens thanks to a goal on the 93rd minute by Kenneth Abela after John Nwoba had put the St. Paul’s Bay side ahead on the 75th.

Meanwhile Naxxar Lions and Zejtun Corinthians shared the spoils in a goalless draw at the Victor Tedesco Stadium.

Twelve of the seventeen matches played so far ended in draws.

Santa Lucia lead the way with 7 points, followed by Sirens on 5, Swieqi 4, Zejtun, Naxxar, Marsa 3, Lija, Pembroke, Gudja, Vittoriosa, Mqabba, Qrendi and Zebbug 2 and San Gwann 0.