The race for the Nigerian Professional Football League crown has gotten even tighter after matchday 35 fixtures were played around the country
Rivers United upstaged Enugu Rangers at the summit after they came from behind to beat Warri Wolves 3-1 at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt on Saturday
Warri Wolves took the lead after 28 minutes through Kevin Itoya in Port Harcourt but Rivers drew level through Godwin Obinze. Rivers went on to score 2 more goals via Bernard Ovoke and Guy Kuemian
With the win Rivers United now have 56 points from 33 matches and sit atop of the table ahead of Enugu Rangers who drop into second place after they lost 2-1 to Shooting Stars in Ibadan
Both 3SC and Rangers finished the encounter with 10 men after each having a player sent off at the Lekan Salami Stadium Ibadan
Ajani Ibrahim netted the curtain raiser two minutes after the restart after a goalless first half and Ifegwu Ojukwu doubled the lead from the spot
Chisom Egbuchulam pulled a goal back for the flying antelopes three minutes before full time but they were unable to find the leveller.
In Nnewi, FC Ifeanyi Ubah moved to the third position after a comfortable 2-0 home win against visiting Akwa United.
They have 53 points and leap frog Wikki lost 2-1 at Nasarawa United and now drop to fourth on the table.
Champions Enyimba fell 1-0 at Niger Tornadoes courtesy of a penalty goal by Solomon Owello in a game was full of drama as an Enyimba official dashed into the pitch to punch the referee.
Sunshine Stars turned back Plateau United 3-1, while bottom team Ikorodu United upstaged Kano Pillars 4-1.
The match between MFM and Lobi Stars in Lagos will be played Sunday morning after it was called off due to the heavy rains