Sundowns move to top of PSL table
Kaizer Chiefs suffered another 1-0 shock defeat to Mpumalanga Black Aces at FNB Stadium.
JOHANNESBURG - Mamelodi Sundowns have knocked Kaizer Chiefs off the top of the Premier Soccer League (PSL) table after defeating Bloemfontein Celtic 1-0 on Wednesday night at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.
Surprise Moriri's goal took the Brazilians to 55 points and three points clear ahead of now second-placed Chiefs.
Amakhosi suffered yet another shock home defeat to Mpumalanga Black Aces at FNB Stadium.
Substitute Miguel Timm scored in the dying minutes of the game to thwart Chiefs' title hopes.
However, Amakhosi still have a rare advantage given that they have five games left, while Sundowns have four games left to play.
The visibly frustrated Chiefs struggled to keep their composure and conceded the goal which coach Stuart Baxter attributed to concentration lapses and lack of discipline.
Free State Stars' woes continued when they went down to Supersport United on Wednesday at Charles Mopeli Stadium.
A goal from Ennocent Mkhabela and an own goal from Bokang Thlone saw United emerge triumphant and moved to fourth on the log.
Struggling Lamontville Golden Arrow picked up their only second draw this season when they visited Ajax Cape Town at the Cape Town Stadium.
Despite the 2-2 results, Arrows still remain bottom, seven points away from Ealla Koto.
Wits beat Platinum Stars 1-0 to toughen their grip at the top three spot after at the Wits Stadium on Wednesday evening.
Asive Langwe scored the only goal of the match, eight minutes from time.
Polokwane City scrambled to rescue a valuable point in their pursuit to remain in the PSL when they played to a 1-1 with Maritzburg United at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium on Wednesday. With Stars losing, this draw means City now move three points clear from relegation zone.