Rabat Ajax moved closer to promotion as they defeated Zejtun Corinthians 1-0 thanks to a goal by captain Adam Smeir.
The Magpies move three points ahead of Melita, ten ahead of Pietà. Melita and Pietà, however have a game in hand.
A goal by Dylan Zarb gave St. George’s a narrow win over St. Andrews to maintain hopes of avoiding relegation.
The Saints are now second from bottom on 16 points, three behind Lija, two behind Dingli and one ahead of St. Patrick.
On Sunday, Pietà take on Dingli Swallows and Melita face Lija Athletic.