Lija Athletic moved on top the BOV Second Division League table after beating Zebbug Rangers 1-0 on Thursday.
Marco Gerada’s side moves two points clear ahead of St. Andrews who lie in second place on 38 points. Gzira United are third on 34 points.
Meanwhile Zurrieq claimed three important points in the battle against relegation as they beat Gharghur 2-1.
Zurrieq are sixth on 22 points, followed by Zebbug on 21, St. Venera, Rabat and Senglea on 20, Gharghur 12 and Gozo 10.