BOV Division 2: Dramatic win puts Birzebbuga in second place

Birzebbuga St. Peter’s came from behind to beat Rabat Ajax 3-2 in one of the two matches from the BOV Second Division at the Centenary Stadium on Monday. A win which puts Birzebbuga on level points with Fgura, two points behind leaders Marsaxlokk.

Ryan Sell put Birzebbuga ahead on the 10th minute but Luke Gatt equalised on the 35th and six minutes in the second half, Aidan Azzopardi made it 2-1 for the Magpies. Dylan Pirotta levelled matters on the 65th and Felipe Pedrosa de Almeida notched the winner eight minutes from time.

Meanwhile in another match, a goal by Ryan Cutajar on the 79th handed Mellieha a narrow win over Zabbar St. Patrick. A win which puts Brian Bartolo’s side fourth from bottom.

Marsaxlokk lead the wayw ith 26 points, followed by Birzebbuga and Fgura on 34, Mgarr 33, St. George’s 31, Rabat 27, Melita 24, Zabbar and Sta. Venera 13, Mellieha 12, Siggiewi 11, Kalkara 10 and Luqa 8.