St. Patrick earned their fifth point in the BOV First Division after holding Vittoriosa Stars in a 1-1 draw on Sunday.
The Saints join Dingli on the 5-point mark while Vittoriosa are still seventh on nine points and have now gone six matches without a win.
Marcelo Pereira scored for Vittoriosa and Randall Cassar replied for the Zabbar side.
In the second match, leaders Pietà Hotspurs moved four points clear after defeating Dingli Swallows 1-0 thanks to a goal by Ezequiel Giaccaglia Belzuz.
The Hotspurs lead the table with 22 points, followed by Rabat on 18, Melita and Zejtun 16, St. Andrews and Naxxar 10, Vittoriosa and Birzebbuga 9, St. George’s 8, Lija 6, St. Patrick and Dingli 5.