BOV Division 3: Narrow win for Zurrieq

Zurrieq keep marching on towards promotion thanks to a narrow win over Dingli Swallows at the Sirens Stadium on Saturday.

A penalty by Claudio Calleja on the 90th handed Zurrieq the three points.

In another match, Kirkop United and Ta’ Xbiex shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw. Jean Paul Abdilla put Ta’ Xbiex ahead on the 35th but Ayrton Buhagiar equalised just before half-time. Edward Grima restored the lead for Ta’ Xbiex on the 80th but Clive Fenech restored equilibrium on the 90th.

Zurrieq lead the way with 42 points, followed by Xghajra on 39, Msida on 31, Dingli and Attard 29, Kirkop 25, Mdina 22, Ghaxaq 20, Ta’ Xbiex 16, Gharghur 9, Marsaskala 6 and Mtarfa 0.