Mqabba missed the chance to regain top spot in the BOV First Division as they lost 0-3 to Vittoriosa Stars in one of the two matches in programme on Sunday.
Duncan Pisani opened the score on the 20th minute, Gianluca Sultana doubled the score on the 67th and Arber Dhrami sealed the issue with a third goal on the 73rd.
Lija Athletic joined Mqabba in third place as they defeated Sirens 2-1 in another match. Erjon Beu converted two penalties for Lija on the 13th and 55th with Jonas Ekani Rodriguez reducing the gap for Sirens on the 63rd.
Naxxar lead the way with 18 points, followed by Senglea on 17, Lija and Mqabba 16, Vittoriosa 13, Qormi 12, Sirens and Rabat 10, Melita, Pietà and Marsa 9, Gharghur 8, Fgura 7 and Zebbug 6.