Ze­j­tun win and join Qrendi at the top

Malta Independent - - SPORT - Ger­ald Fenech

Ze­j­tun joined Qrendi at the top of the ta­ble when they beat Birzeb­buga St Peter’s by two goals to one in the sec­ond match at the Charles Abela Sta­dium.

An­thony Ewu­rum and Adrian Carabott scored for Ze­j­tun while John Mi­callef replied for the Saints.

San Gwann kept up the pace just be­hind the two lead­ing teams when they beat Swieqi United by four goals to two in the first match at the Sirens Sta­dium.

Stacy Vella put San Gwann ahead af­ter 8 min­utes but Patrick Briscoe White equal­ized af­ter 11 min­utes. Ken­neth Ezekie put Swieqi ahead af­ter 55 min­utes but Wil­liams Abeed equal­ized two min­utes later, Jan Tanti put San Gwann ahead af­ter 76 min­utes and Ryan Zam­mit sealed the is­sue in stop­page time.

In the first match at the Luxol Sta­dium, Mel­lieha reg­is­tered their first win when they beat Mgarr United by two goals to nil in the North­ern derby. Shami­son Far­ru­gia and Michael Mi­callef scored on 52 and 67 min­utes re­spec­tively.

Zab­bar rose to fourth in the ta­ble with a fine win over Sig­giewi whom they beat 3-1 in the sec­ond match at the Luxol Sta­dium. Jean Claude Ce­sare gave Zab­bar the lead af­ter just 4 min­utes with Sa­muel Vella mak­ing it 1-1 on 74 min­utes. Chris­tian Briffa put Zab­bar ahead again on 80 min­utes while Gabriel Bon­avia sealed the points for Zab­bar on 89 min­utes.

At­tard re­turned to win­ning ways when they beat Ghaxaq by two goals to one in the first match at the Charles Abela Sta­dium.

Kurt Zahra opened the scor­ing from a penalty with Matthew Ba­jada mak­ing it 2-0 in added time. Ghaxaq pulled one back through Mark El­lul a minute later.

St Ge­orge’s reg­is­tered an im­por­tant win when they beat Marsaxlokk through an Aaron Hili goal in the first half. In the Fri­day night match, Qrendi ham­mered Gudja 4-0 with goals com­ing from Dhonathan San­tos da Hora, Gio­vanni Galea, Ryan Mi­callef and Jo­suel Spi­teri.

Re­sults

Ghaxaq-At­tard 1-2 Ze­j­tun C. Birzeb­buga SP 2-1 Mel­lieha-Mgarr United 2-0 Zab­bar SP-Sig­giewi 3-1 SanGwann-Swieqi U. 4-2 St. Ge­orge's-Marsaxlokk 1-0 Qrendi-Gudja U. 4-0

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