BOV Challenge League: Lija edge past Zejtun

Lija Athletic registered a third win on the trot in Group A of the BOV Challenge League as they defeated Zejtun Corinthians 2-1 at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Wednesday.

Carl Cassar committed an own goal on the 11th mninute but two minutes from the end of the first half, Joao Pedro Oliveira Santos equalised when he converted a penalty and on the 69th, the Brazilian scored another to hand Lija the three points.

Pembroke lead the way with 27 points, followed by Naxxar on 25, Zejtun on 20, Lija 18, Marsaxlokk 16, Melita 15, Mqabba 12, San Gwann 10, Rabat and Vittoriosa 9 and St. George’s 4.