Holders Nyasa Big Bullets walloped Waka Waka Tigers 5-0 on Saturday afternoon in Blantyre to go seven points clear at the TNM Super League log table.
Precious Sambani headed Bullets in front after six minutes before Nigerian striker Babatunde Adepoju and Patrick Mwaungulu added the second and third goals in the 35th and 45th minutes.
The first-round game took place at Kamuzu Stadium where striker Lanjesi Nkhoma scored two more goals inside three minutes to seal the win.
Bullets took their tally to 35 points from 13 games, leaving in their wake second-placed Blue Eagles who were not in action on Saturday.
Tigers are on position 11 with 15 points from nine games and remain winless in four consecutive games after also going down to rookies Sable Farming in a midweek fixture.
Eagles have 28 points from 12 games going into Sunday’s meeting against Mukuru Wanderers at Kamuzu Stadium.
Elsewhere, fifth-placed Silver Strikers dropped more points after home goalless draw against Moyale Barracks in Lilongwe.
Elsewhere, Ekwendeni Hammers and Red Lions settled for a barren draw in Mzuzu.
The domestic league in Malawi comprises 16 teams with three bottom placed finishers relegated at the end of season.
TNM Super League fixtures:
Sunday 19th June, 2022
Mafco F.C v Dedza Dynamos @ Chitowe 14:30hrs
Mighty Mukuru Wanderers v Blue Eagles @ Kamuzu Stadium 14:30hrs
T N Stars v Civil Service FC @ Kasungu Stadium 14:30hrs
Rumphi United v Karonga United @ Rumphi Stadium 14:30hrs
Kamuzu Barracks v Sable Farming @ Civo Stadium 14:30hrs