Ali Afif put the visitor ahead in the 58th minute before late strikes by
Bakari Kone for the home side and
Sebastian Soria for Lekhwiya mean it is now just a point off top spot.
El Jaish is third after it beat
Al Arabi 1-0 thanks to
Maher Yousef's strike after the half-hour mark.
Said Boutahar and
Ismail Mahmoud put Umm Salal two goals up against Al Siliyya, who scored a late consolation through