Mgarr United failed to move top after being held in a goalless draw by Melita in a match from the BOV Second Division at the Luxol Stadium on Saturday.
This was the second consecutive draw for Mgarr who now trail Marsa by one point. Marsa, however, have a game in hand.
Meanwhile a goal by Aidan Agius Gilford on the 15th minute handed Zabbar St. Patrick a narrow win over Xghajra Tornados in the derby.
Marsa lead the way with 28 points followed by Mgarr on 27, San Gwann on 26, Marsaxlokk 25, Rabat 24, Melita 19 Zurrieq 18, Kalkara 17, Birzebbuga and Mellieha 15, Zabbar 10, Xghajra 9 and Luqa 6.