Rivals St. Andrews and Melita shared the spoils in a goalless draw in a match from the BOV First Division at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Saturday.
The Amateurs join Zejtun in third place on 13 points but the latter have a game in hand.
In another match, a brace by Eric Chukwunyelu gave St. George’s the three points as they defeated Dingli Swallows 2-0.
The Saints move sixth on 8 points, one behind Birzebbuga St. Peter’s.
On Sunday, Birzebbuga St. Peter’s face St. Patrick while Zejtun Corinthians cross swords with Naxxar Lions.