Ghaxaq maintained their challenge for promotion after defeating Santa Lucia 3-1 in a clash between the teams lying in third and fourth place in the BOV Third Division.
For Santa Lucia, this was the second successive defeat after losing to Xghajra last week.
Sirens lead the way with 33 points, followed by Swieqi on 29, Ghaxaq 28, Sta. Lucia and Luqa 24, Xghajra 23, Attard 20, Mgarr 18, Sta. Venera and Qrendi 16, Mtarfa 12, Ta’ Xbiex 8, Kalkara 3 and Marsaxlokk -2.