Hamrun Spartans moved into the second place of the Premier Division standings after seeing off Swieqi United 7-3 in their last league match of 2014.
This was the sixth success for the Spartans who are snapping at Luxol’s heels just one point behind them and three more than third placed Balzan.
Brazilian Rogerio dos Santos Filho marshalled Hamrun’s style of play as he was involved in many actions and created lots of occasions for his team mates. He found the time to score one of his team’s goals.
On the other hand, Andy Mangion switched on his goal-scoring spree as he netted four goals to put the Spartans in the driving seat.
Swieqi broke the deadlock from Swedish Fredrik Johansson but Roger levelled the score for Hamrun before the break.
In the second half, Hamrun dominated the proceedings scoring six more goals to gain the precious three points.
Swieqi managed to reduce the score through Fabio Grech and an own goal by Robert Fenech.
Valletta registered their second consecutive victory after dominating Zebbug Rangers 11-3.
Cedric Sciberras scored a poker for the winners with Denis di Maio, Bryan Deguara, Melvin Borg, Xavier Saliba and Alan Borg completing the score for the Citizens.
Qormi edged past Mosta 7-5 in another thrilling encounter played on Thursday.
This win helped Qormi climb sixth in the standings opening a four point advantage from the relegation zone.
Endrit Kaca hit a hat-trick for Qormi while Basil Onuta, Blendi Gockay and David Smith added more goals.
Gabor Balan (3), Genti Haxhia and Ryan Buhagiar were the goal-getters for Mosta.