Anorthosis beat Ethnikos 1-0 in Achna on Tuesday evening to go level on points with Apollon at the top of the Cyprus first division.
Giorgi Kvilitaia scored the only goal of the game in the 69th minute.
In Wednesday’s other match in the Cyprus championship, Ermis won 1-0 at Nea Salamina.
There was also action in the Cyprus Cup, with under-pressure Apoel, who fired Marinos Ouzounidis as coach on Monday, getting some much-needed relief with a 4-0 first round win over Paeek Kerynias in Lakatamia.
Karmiotissa Polemidion beat Onisillos Sotiras 2-0 in their cup second round fixture.