Shabab Al Ahli returned to the winning streak after defeating Khorfakkan 1-0 in matchweek 20 of the U-21 Pro League.
The victory means that the Dubai-based side maintain their six-point lead at the top of the table with 46 points, while Khorfakkan sit 11th with 20 points.
Meanwhile, fourth-placed Al Ain with 38 points snatched a 2-1 victory over seventh Al Nasr with 26 points.
Dibba raised their tally of points to 36 in the fifth place after defeating securing a hard-earned 1-0 over Bani Yas, who remain at the bottom of the table with 13 points.
In the same vein, Al Wahda and Al Dhafra shared the spoils after playing out a 1-1 draw as Al Wahda sit sixth with 29 points, while Al Dhafra come 13th with 17 points.
Al Jazira dropped two crucial points in the title race after drawing 1-1 with Ajman to raise their tally of points to 40, while Ajman are 9th with 22nd.
Al Wasl crushed Ittihad Kalba 6-2 at Zabeel Stadium as the former sit 10th with 21 points, while the latter are 12th with 18 points.
Sharjah pulled off a 2-1 hard-fought win over Al Bataeh to sit third with 39 points, while Al Bataeh are 8th with 23 points.
Fixtures of matchweek 20 saw 20 goals, 8 of which have been scored during the Al Wasl vs. Ittihad Kalba encounter.