Zejtun Corinthians registered their third win in as many matches in the BOV Challenge League as they defeated Vittoriosa Stars 2-1 in one of three matches in programme on Wednesday.
Caique da Silva Santos put Zejtun ahead after just four minutes and four minutes in the second half, Jurgen Debono doubled the score. Evair Grech pulled one back for Vittoriosa four minutes from time.
Swieqi United defeated Marsaskala 4-3 in a seven-goal thriller at the Centenary Stadium.
Jamie Scerri put Swieqi ahead on the 26th but Rundell Renold Winchester equalised for Marsakala on the 43rd and Adrian Carabott made it 2-1 on the 56th. Marsaskala had the goalkeeper sent off and Jamie Scerri levelled matters for Swieqi on the 61st. Kieran Xuereb put Swieqi 3-2 ahead on the 77th and Roderick Taliana extended the lead on the 89th. Tyron Hili reduced the gap for Marsaskala four minutes in added time.
In a match at the Victor Tedesco Stadium, Lija Athletic and Mtarfa shared the spoils in a goalless draw.
Sliema and Zejtun lead the way with 9 points, followed by Swieqi on 7, Fgura and Naxxar on 6, Lija, Melita, Vittoriosa and Tarxien 4, San Gwann and Mqabba 3, Mtarfa and Zurrieq 2, St. Andrews, Marsa and Qrendi 1, Marsaskala and Attard 0.