Silver Strikers remain top of the TNM Super League despite their 2-1 loss to defending champions Nyasa Big Bullets on Sunday at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre.
The Bankers top the table with 29 points from 14 games, just a point ahead of second-placed Blue Eagles who, however, have a game in hand.
The win propelled Bullets to move four places up to fifth with 22 points from 12 games
The bankers returned to their base in Lilongwe with three points out of a possible six, having beaten log-table anchors MTV Max Bullets 3-0 the previous day.
On Sunday, Silver surged ahead through Mathews Sibale after 39 minutes when he pounced on Thuso Paipi’s well curled free-kick.
The Bankers led 1-0 at half time.
Bullets came into the second half with renewed purpose and got the equaliser in 59th minute from a penalty converted by Chiukepo Msowoya.
The penalty was awarded after a Silver defender had handled in the box.
Then substitute Divason Mlozi sent Bullets fans into delirium when he scored the winner with a spectacular scissors-kick in the 77th minute.
At Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre on Saturday, Be Forward Wanderers lost 1-2 to Blue Eagles.