Al Najma claimed its second victory in the seventh round of the Nasser bin Hamad Bahrain Premier League after defeating Muharraq 2-1.
Ismail Abdullatif netted Muharraq’s only goal 39 minutes into the match, while Junior and Arthur scored respectively in 71st and 82nd minutes for Al Najma.
In a second match, East Riffa beat Manama 2-1 following a thrilling encounter.
East Riffa opened the scoring in the 33rd minute through Mohammed Al Rumaihi before Mahdi Abduljabbar equalised in the 72nd minute.
Luis struck a powerful shot in the 82nd minute to seal the victory.
Riffa continue to top the table with 19 points followed by second-placed East Riffa (16 points) and third-placed Manama (11 points).
Budaiya rank fourth with nine points, Muharraq, Hidd and Al Najma are fifth with eight points each.
Bussaiteen has six points in eighth place followed by Al Ahli in ninth place with five points alongside Al Malkiya at the bottom of the table.
Action from the match