Bani Yas moved level on points with second-placed Al-Jazira in the UAE League on the back of a 3-1 victory at Al-Sha'ab.
Nawaf Mubarak scored a 38th-minute opener for the visitor, whose lead was doubled four minutes later by an own goal from Ali Rabee.
Hassan Matouk pulled one back for Al-Sha'ab before half-time but Yousef Jaber made sure of the points after 73 minutes.
The win leaves Bani Yas six points behind leader Al-Ain, but only separated from second spot on goal difference.
Al Wahda closed in on the top six with a 3-0 win at Dubai SC, with Ahmed Santo on target in the fifth minute before Papa Waigo added further goals in the 29th and 64th minutes.
Al-Wasl is one place behind Al Wahda after beating Ajman 4-2.
Emilian Alfaro scored a hat-trick for the home side with Brazilian forward Jussie also on the scoresheet.
Founeke Sy and Driss Fettouhi replied for Ajman.