Santa Lucia suffered the first defeat in the BOV Third Division as a brace by Matthew Borg gave Attard a 2-1 win over Marco Grech’s side.
Borg put Attard ahead on the half-hour and doubled the score seven minutes in the second half. Mohammed Senussi scored a consolation goal in stoppage-time.
Kalkara registered their second win as they beat Marsaxlokk 2-0 thanks to goals by Noel Tabone on 26 minutes and Jacob Camilleri three minutes from time.
Qrendi joined Mtarfa in fifth place after beating Luqa St. Andrews 3-0 thanks to goals by Dennis di Maio on the 48th, Bjorn Dalli two minutes in the second half and Calvin Mballa on 57 minutes.
A goal by Darren Farrugia two minutes from the end of the first half gave St. Venera Lightnings a narrow win over Marsaskala to join them on the 12-point mark.
Kirkop lead the way with 20 points, followed by Mgarr on 19, Santa Lucia 18, Attard 16, Mtarfa and Qrendi 15, Marsaskala and St. Venera 12, Marsaxlokk and Kalkara 8, Mdina 6, Luqa 5 and Ta’ Xbiex 3.