- Orlando Pirates made a quick return to the summit of the DStv Premiership table
- The Buccaneers defeated TS Galaxy 2-0 courtesy of a goal by Zakhele Lepasa and an own goal by Given Msimango
- Mamelodi Sundowns was to play Golden Arrows in the later kick-off, where a draw or win would take the Brazilians back to the top of the log
The Buccaneers opened the scoring in the sixth minute fortuitously, as Lepasa's fierce but wide shot instead deflected off Msimango, bamboozling Galaxy goalkeeper Melusi Buthelezi.
However, there was no misfortune about the second goal that Buthelezi, which was an embarrassing howler from him. He misjudged a ball that Lepasa looped into the box, with the ball bouncing into an empty net.
The home side then idled along in third gear for the rest of the match against a docile Rockets.
Orlando Pirates: Ofori, Xoki, Sibsi, Maela, Shandu, Monare, Timm, Hotto, Makaringe, Dlamini, Lepasa
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Subs: Mpontshane, Ndah, Peprah, Mthethwa, Nga, Mako, Saleng, Makgaka, Motshwari
TS Galaxy: Buthelezi, Sanoka, Nyama, Msimango, Munyai, Mbatha, Hlongwane, Aubaas, Parker, Mbunjana, Teto.
Subs: Kolak, Mere, Mlambo, Phohlongo, Makgalwa, Vilakazi, S. Mahlangu, M. Mahlangu, Sebelebele.
DStv Premiership match report: Chippa United bounces back after Daine Klate firing with win over Amazulu
Chippa United started life after sacked coach Daine Klate in the best possible way.
As reported by Sports Brief, the Chilli Boys accounted for Amazulu 2-1 at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Saturday afternoon. This was just their second win of the season, and moved the Gqeberha-based side off the foot of the table.
As reported by Sports Brief, goals for the visitors came from a seventh-minute penalty by Roscoe Pietersen, before Azola Matrose doubled the lead in the 43rd minute. Veluyeke Zulu pulled one back for the home team in the 92nd minute. Chippa is now in 13th place with eight points, while Amazulu remained in fifth place with 11 points amassed.
Elsewhere, Stellenbosch FC accounted for Swallows FC with a 2-1 win at the Milpark Stadium in Johannesburg. Stellenbosch moved up to eight spot, with The Birds falling back into 11th place.