Vittoriosa Stars suffered a second successive defeat in the BOV First Division as they lost 0-1 to Melita.
George Gribbon scored the all-important goal for the Amateurs.
On Monday, Mosta moved fifth thanks to a 5-2 win over Mqabba with Gilbert Martin notching a hat-trick for the Blues.
Leaders Marsaxlokk moved four points clear thanks to a 2-1 win over St. Patrick thanks to goals by William Camenzuli and Leighton Grech for the Southseasiders and Daniel Milovanovic for the Saints.
St. George’s registered the sixth win in seven matches as they beat wooden-spoonists San Gwann 2-1. Glenn Bonello and Anthony Ewurum scored for Joey Falzon’s side while Clint Gatt scored a consolation goal for San Gwann.
On the other hand, Balzan Youths defeated Pietà Hotspurs 3-1. Balzan and St. George’s are now just one point behind Vittoriosa.