Gudja United moved fourth in the BOV Premier League table as they defeated Senglea Athletic 2-0 at the Centenary Stadium on Wednesday.
A win which puts them just three points behind leaders Hibernians and two behind Hamrun and Sliema. Senglea, on the other hand, remain anchored at the bottom of the table with just two points from eleven matches.
Following a goalless first half, Gudja forged ahead four mintus in the second half when off a corner by Terence Vella from the left, Imanol Gonzalez Benac headed home past goalkeeper Matthew Farrugia.
Yuri de Jesus Messias doubled the score on the 75th minute directly from a corner.
SENGLEA Matthew Farrugia, Nikola Terzin, Zachary Cassar, Alan Abela, Kevaughn Atkinson, Igor Misan (80′ Ricardo Martin), Daneel Abela (62′ Firas Aboulezz), Dibola Diwoto Junior, Dejan Kukic, David Xuereb, Wilkerson Gomes.
Coach: Clive Mizzi
GUDJA Glenn Zammit, Jurgen Farrugia, Yuri de Jesus Messias, Terence Vella (70′ Tensior Gusman), Llywelyn Cremona (58′ Aidan Friggieri), Gabriel Mensah, Imanol Gonzalez Benac, Neil Micallef, Justin Grioli, Dale Camilleri (85′ James Brincat), Patrick Silva Mota.
Referee: Darryl Agius
Assistant Referees: Luke Portelli, James Muscat
Fourth Official: Trustin Farrugia Cann
Yellow Cards: Atkinson, Wilkerson, Cremona, Kukic, Vella
BOV Player of the Match: Yuri Messias