Newly-promoted Melita earned the three points thanks to a late winner in one of the four matches from the BOV Challenge League on Sunday.
A goal four minutes from time by Anderson de Barros handed Melita a narrow win over Marsaxlokk at the Victor Tedesco Stadium in Group A.
In another match from Group A, Pembroke Athleta defeated Vittoriosa Stars 4-1 at the Centenary Stadium. Jurgen Suda converted a penalty after just two minutes. Erikys Ferreira doubled the score on the 34th and five minutes later, Jonathan Bajada made it 3-0. Denilson Borg Castaldi pulled one back two minutes in added time but Nick Ghio extended the lead on the 75th.
In Group B, at the Victor Tedesco Stadium, Qrendi defeated Luqa St. Andrew’s 2-0 thanks to a brace by Bydasser Sammut on the 45th and 55th.
On the other hand, at the Centenary Stadium, St. Andrews and Marsa shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw.
Santiago Martinez put St. Andrews ahead on the 55th but Siraj Arab Eddin equalised on the 67th