Fine win for Luqa SA over Dingli S

Malta Independent - - SPORT -

Luqa St An­drew’s con­tin­ued where they left off last year with a fine win over Dingli Swal­lows to the tune of three goals to nil in the first match at the Cen­te­nary Sta­dium.

Ja­son Good opened the scor­ing on 53 min­utes with Samba Ca­mara adding a sec­ond on 85 min­utes and the third goal cour­tesy of a 90th minute penalty by Lee Bal­dacchino.

Kalkara con­sol­i­dated their po­si­tion at the top of the table when they eas­ily beat Zur­rieq by four goals to one. A brace by Ryan Sell on 9 and 56 min­utes, another strike by Timmy Thomas on 11 min­utes and a goal by Jonathan Scerri on 70 min­utes were enough for Kalkara while Zur­rieq tem­po­rar­ily re­duced the deficit through a Rad­nor Far­ru­gia penalty on 42 min­utes.

Santa Ven­era Light­nings reignited their pro­mo­tion chal­lenge when they also beat Ta’ Xbiex by the iden­ti­cal score of four goals to one at the Charles Abela Sta­dium.

Jonathan Mi­callef scored twice on 17 and 33 min­utes to put the Light­nings 2-0 up while Dan­jel Va­sic added a third on the stroke of half time from the penalty spot. Wil­liam Camil­leri made it 4-0 on 65 min­utes with Ric­cardo Napoli scor­ing a con­so­la­tion goal for Ta’ Xbiex a minute later.

Xgha­jra Tor­na­dos also con­tin­ued their pos­i­tive run with a fine 4-0 vic­tory over Mtarfa in the sec­ond match at the Charles Abela Sta­dium.

The goals came from An­thony Bar­bara, Noel Tabone and a brace by Royter De­gior­gio. Kirkop United smashed bot­tom club Marsaskala to the tune of six goals to one with the strikes com­ing from Michael Theuma (2), Ron­ald Spina (2), Kalil Rosa and Eric Zam­mit. Guido Canas scored a con­so­la­tion goal for Marsas­cala.

Msida St Joseph also re­vamped their pro­mo­tion cam­paign with a good 3-1 vic­tory over Md­ina Knights. Glanville Goodlip put Msida ahead on 15 min­utes with Ayr­ton Buha­giar scor­ing a tem­po­rary equaliser for the Knights. Msida won it through two goals by Clint Zam­mit on 20 and 60 min­utes.

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