Hearts of Oak continued their impressive form beating fellow title rivals Medeama 2-0 at the Accra Sports stadium on Sunday.
The Phobians scored in each half through Salifu Ibrahim and Benjamin Afutu to maintain a their 7-game unbeaten record.
The result technically knocks Medeama out of the title race with Hearts’ closest contenders Asante Kotoko set to play Inter Allies on Monday.
King Faisal came out on top in a crucial encounter against Great Olympics at home.
An early headed goal by Zubairu Ibrahim was enough to separate the two sides.
The victory sends King Faisal out of the relegation zone with the Insha Allah boys sitting 15th.
In other results, Dreams held WAFA in Sogakope to a 1-1 draw.
AshantiGold won for the first time in four games, beating a struggling Ebusua Dwarfs side by a solitary goal.
A brace from Sam Adams sunk Liberty Professionals in Dormaa as the Scientific Soccer Lads now sit in the bottom three.
Bechem United picked their first win in seven games after securing a 2-0 home victory against Berekum Chelsea.
Karela United found a way without Diawise Taylor as they defeated Legon Cities 2-0.
In earlier games, Elmina Sharks were narrowly beaten Eleven Wonders 2-1 in a relegation six-pointer.