EAST Riffa defeated Al Najma 2-0 while Manama edged out Al Shabab 2-1 last night in the 10th week of Nasser bin Hamad Football Premier League matches at Khalifa Sports City Stadium in Isa Town.
After the first match, East Riffa went up to fifth place with 15 points while Al Najma slipped to fourth with 16.
East Riffa went ahead in the 67th minute through Ali Abdulla while Sami Al Hussaini sealed victory for East Riffa in the 86th minute.
In the second match, Manama went up to third with 19 points while Al Shabab remain 10th with six points.
All the three goals came in the first-half with the first arriving just 15 seconds into the match with Brazilian Thiago Silva finding the target for Manama.
Manama doubled the lead in the 36th minute through Mahmood Abdulrahman while Al Shabab equalised in the 46th minute through Anang Ernest.