Floriana and Balzan shared the spoils in a goalless draw at the Tony Bezzina Stadium on Sunday.
Balzan therefore join Gudja in fifth place on 14 points, two behind fourth-placed Hibernians, while Floriana remain eighth on nine points.
The Greens went close to taking the lead on the 28th when off a Lorenzo De Grazia freekick, Christian Rutjens hit the crossbar with a header.
On the hour, Balzan were unlucky to hit the woodwork with a header by Bojan Kaljevic following a throw in by Ljubomirac.
Fifteen minutes from time, it was Jan Busuttil’s turn to hit the crossbar with a header following a cross by Trillo from the left.
But it was not over yet as ten minutes from time, Lorenzo De Grazia hit the bar with a powerful shot following an assist by Kemar Reid from the right.