BOV Division 3: Xghajra held in a draw by Ghaxaq

Xghajra Tornados failed to take sole leadership in the BOV Third Division as they were held in a 1-1 draw by Ghaxaq at the Luxol Stadium on Sunday.

Tyron Borg put Ghaxaq ahead six minutes in the second half but Nestor Luis Silva Canas equalised three minutes from time.

In another match at the Luxol Stadium, Msida St. Joseph defeated Attard 3-0 in a clash between two teams challenging for the play-off spot. Neil Borg put Msida ahead on the 76th with Toraino Singleton and Sean Attard scoring two goals in added time to hand Msida three precious points.

At the Sirens Stadium, Ta’ Xbiex came from behind to defeat Marsaskala 3-2. Bradon Saliba put Marsaskala ahead on the 14th but Jurgen Ebejer equalised just before the end of the first half. Eric Zammit restored the lead on the 73rd but Miguel Tanti equalised on the 87th and in added time, Malcolm Mamo handed Ta’ Xbiex the three points.

In another match, goals by Matthew Degiorgio on the 50th and Dylan Tanti on the 77th handed Kirkop United a 2-0 win over Mtarfa.

Zurrieq and Xghajra lead the way with 39 points, followed by Dingli on 29,
Msida 28, Attard 26, Kirkop 24, Mdina 22, Ghaxaq 20, Ta’ Xbiex 15, Gharghur 9, Marsaskala 6 and Mtarfa 0.