BOV Amateur League: Kirkop beat Xghajra 4-3 in seven-goal thriller

Kirkop United defeated Xghajra Tornados 4-3 in one of the three matches from the National Amateur League on Sunday.

In this match from Group C at the Sirens Stadium, Jake Lovegrove put Xghajra ahead after just three minutes but a goal by Dylan Tanti on the 14th and a bracy by Ayrton Buhagiar on the 28th and the 50th put Kirkop 3-1 ahead. Clint Barbara reduced the gap on the 55th but Buhagiar scored Kirkop’s fourth. Matthew Degiorgio reduced the arrears for Xghajra two minutes in added time.

In Group A, a goal by Claudio Calleja on the 56th minute and an own goal on the 71st minute handed Zurrieq a 2-0 win over Ghaxaq at the Luxol Stadium. Zurrieq, therefore, join Mgarr on the ten-point mark.

The other Group A clash between Gharghur and Marsaskala was postponed.

In Group B, Luqa St. Andrew’s and Msida St. Joseph shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw at the Sirens Stadium. An own goal on the 10th minute put Luqa ahead but Timothy Thomas equalised five minutes later. Luqa regained the lead through Alan Abdel Rahman just past the hour but Lian Xuereb levelled matters on the 70th minute.

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