Al Hala defeated Galali 2-1 in the first leg of their King’s Cup last-16 match at Bahrain National Stadium yesterday.
Al Hala led 1-0 at half-time. The two teams will meet in the second leg next Monday.
Later, Al Najma were held 2-2 by Busaiteen in another match.
Meanwhile, last year’s runners-up Muharraq were held to a goalless draw by Bahrain Club at Muharraq Stadium in another last-16 first-leg encounter.
The match between Manama and Budaiya also ended in a draw with either team failing to score.
6pm: Al Hidd v Malkiya, East Riffa v Isa Town
8.30pm: Al Shabab v Sitra, Riffa v Al Ahli