Izibet Amateur League: Zabbar, Mgarr share spoils in draw

Zabbar St. Patrick and Mgarr United shared the spoils in a goalless draw in a match from Group A of the Izibet Amateur League at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Sunday. A draw which puts Zabbar on level points with Senglea with Mgarr lying just two points behind the joint-leaders.

Kalkara United came from behind to beat Mellieha 3-1 at the Luxol Stadium. Stefan Vasilevski put Mellieha ahead on the 11th but a brace by Dhonatan Santos da Hora on the 31st and 53rd turned the score in Kalkara’s favour and Jean Paul Formosa sealed the issue on the 71st.

Qormi defeated Sta. Venera Lightnings 2-0 at the Luxol Stadium thanks to goals by Thomas Grima on the 2nd minute and Alex Nilsson on the 62nd. 

Pembroke Athleta came back from two goals down to beat Birzebbuga St. Peter’s 3-2 at the Sirens Stadium. Andrely Kouessabio Makela put the Saints ahead on the 7th minute and went on to double the score one minute in teh second half but Weverton Gomes reduced the gap on the 48th and a minute later, Gareth Buttigieg levelled matters. Luigi Rocco Caruana notched the winner two minutes in added time.

In another match at the Sirens Stadium, Xghajra Tornados defeated Ta’ Xbiex 3-0 thanks to goals by Manuel Farrugia on the 29th, Aidan Agius Gilford on the 76th and Justin Pace on the 86th.

Zabbar and Senglea lead the way with 25 points, followed by Mgarr on 23, Kalkara 20, Qormi 15, Xghajra 14, Birzebbuga 13, Sta. Venera 10, Pembroke 9, Mellieha 6 and Ta’ Xbiex 0.

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