BOV Division 1: Narrow win puts Mqabba back in second place

A goal on the 14th minute by Lamin Suma gave Mqabba three important points in a narrow win over Zejtun Corinthians at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Saturday. A win which puts Mqabba back in second place, two points behind leaders Santa Lucia. For Zejtun, this was second defeat in three matches.

In another match, Lija Athletic defeated Gudja United 4-1. Leejoe Schembri put Lija two goals ahead with goals on the 36th and 76th and although Raphael Kooh Sohna pulled one back on the 86th, Leejoe Schembri and Erjon Beu scored twice for Lija in added time to seal the issue.

Santa Lucia lead the way with 14 points, followed by Mqabba on 12, Lija 10, Pembroke, Sirens, Vittoriosa and Zebbug 9, Gudja 7, Zejtun 6, Qrendi 5, Swieqi, Naxxar and Marsa 4 and San Gwann 0.