BOV Division 2: Birzebbuga beat Marsaxlokk to open wide race for promotion

Birzebbuga St. Peter’s came from behind to beat Marsaxlokk 3-1 in a match from the BOV Second Division at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Sunday to open wide the race for promotion.

Andre Cassar put Marsaxlokk ahead on the 33rd minute but Felipe Pedrosa de Almeida equalised on the 59th. Ryan Sell made it 2-1 eight minutes later and Keith Muscat sealed the issue with a third goal one minute from time.

In another match, Mgarr United and Mellieha shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw, a penalty by Lazar Doric for Mgarr on the 5th minute and Kyle Simiana on the 30th for Mellieha.

Fgura lead the way with 40 points, followed by Marsaxlokk on 39, St. George’s and Birzebbuga 37, Mgarr 35, Rabat 28, Melita 27, Mellieha 16, Zabbar, Kalkara and Sta. Venera 13, Siggiewi 12 and Luqa 9.