Melita registered their eighth win in as many matches as they defeated Sta. Venera Lightnings 3-0 in a match from Group C of the BOV National Amateur League at the Luxol Stadium on Sunday.
Following a goalless first half, Antoine Attard put Melita ahead on the 58th Matteo Desira Buttigieg doubled the score on the 65th and Michael Cachia added another seven minutes from time.
In another match, Xghajra Tornados moved third thanks to a 2-0 win over Kalkara United.
Royter Degiorgio handed Xghajra the lead on the 31st and Glenn Brincat doubled the score six minutes from time.
In Group A at the Sirens Stadium, a goal by Daniel Debono on the 40th minute handed Zurrieq a narrow win over Birzebbuga St. Peter’s. A win which enables them to move four points clear in second place.
On the other hand, Marsaskala and Mellieha shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw, goals by Justin Zammit on the 38th for Mellieha, Joseph Chetcuti on the 84th for Marsaskala.