Manama defeated Hidd 1-0 in the 13th round of the Nasser Bin Hamad Bahrain Premier League at the Shaikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium yesterday.
Hidd’s Ahmed Bu Ghamar scored an own goal in the 69th minute. Sayed Mohammed Adnan was sent off after receiving a red card in the 73rd minute.
In another match, East Riffa beat Busaiteen 2-1.
East Riffa scored first through Mohammed Al Rumaihi from a penalty kick in the 30th minute before Saleh Abdulhameed netted the equaliser from a direct free kick in the 77th minute.
Substitute Philippi Hereda scored the winning goal in the fourth minute of the second half.
Riffa remain on top of the standings with 34 points, Manama are second on 26, East Riffa third (25), Muharraq fourth (19), Hidd fifth (18), Al Ahli sixth (14), Al Najma seventh (13), Budaiya eighth (11), Al Malkiya ninth (10) and Busaiteen are at the bottom of the table on eight points.