Swieqi United missed out on joint-second place after being held in a 2-2 draw by Vittoriosa Stars at the Centenary Stadium in one of three matches from the BOV Challenge League on Monday.
Ibrahim Salis put Swieqi ahead on the 24th but a brace by Ryan Dalli – penalties on the 42nd and 47th handed Vittoriosa a 2-1 lead. Tejumola Ebenezer Ayorinde made it 2-2 seven minutes from time.
Pieta’ Hotspurs registered a third consecutive win, beating Naxxar Lions 2-1 at the Victor Tedesco Stadium. Diego Mosquera Segura put the Hotspurs ahead on the 10th minute and although Jairo Andres Tenorio Viveros equalised on the hour, Segura restored the lead four minutes from time.
The basement clash between Qormi and St. George’s at the Centenary Stadium ended all square as Miguel Busuttil put Qormi ahead on the 41st minute with Rennie Tanti rescuing a point for St. George’s deep into stoppage time.