Leaders Qormi registered their eighth win as they defeated Melita 2-0 in one of the two BOV First Division matches in programme on Saturday at the Victor Tedesco Stadium.
Julien Salaroli opened the score six minutes in the second half and Michael Camilleri made it 2-0 three minutes later.
In another match, Pietà Hotspurs beat Marsa 3-1. Neil Pace Cocks gave Pietà the lead five minutes in the second half and Quincy Bregman doubled the score three minutes later. Joseph Farrugia reduced the gap for Marsa seven minutes from time but Dylan Agius sealed the issue with a third goal four minutes in added time.
Qormi lead the way with 25 points, seven ahead of Pietà Hotspurs. Zejtun are third on 15, followed by Vittoriosa on 14, Mqabba, Sirens and San Gwann 13, Zebbug 12, Qrendi 10, Marsa, Zabbar and Melita 6, Rabat 3 and Pembroke -1. Pembroke had ten points deducted.