Nairobi City Stars opened a seven-point lead on top of the Betika Super League after a 2-1 win against Kenya Police on Saturday.
Having lost the first leg 3-2, Police were keen on getting vengeance on the league leaders and it seemed the mission was possible when they took an early lead.
Goalkeeper Levis Opiyo was adjudged to have fouled an opponent in the danger zone after just seven minutes and Police captain David Oluoch kept his composure to score the opening goal.
However, Simba wa Nairobi were back on it with minutes to the halftime after Police custodian fouled former AFC Leopards midfielder Peter Opiyo, conceding a penalty in the process.
The veteran beat to keeper the former to ensure the two teams went to the break on level terms.
The winner came after the break when the visitors handled the ball in the 18-yard area and Ezekiel Odera made no mistake from 12-yards.
It was a win that took the former Kenyan Premier League side to 58 points, seven more than Bidco United who suffered a 3-0 loss against St Josephs from Nakuru.
Third-placed Nairobi Stima also suffered a 1-0 loss away to Migori Youth.
Mt. Kenya United 1-3 Fortune Sacco
Nairobi City Stars 2-1 Kenya Police
FC Talanta 2-1 APS Bomet
Vihiga Bullets 2-0 Kibera Black Stars
Vihiga United 2-0 Administration Police
Bidco United 0-3 St. Joseph’s Youth
Coast Stima 3-0 Modern Coast Rangers
Migori Youth 1-0 Nairobi Stima
Shabana vs Ushuru (Gusii Stadium, 3 pm)