Polokwane City have swapped places with Supersport United moving into fifth place on the Absa premiership table after beating Golden Arrows 2-0 in Polokwane.
Highlands Park remain in 9th place despite beating Baroka Football Club 2-1 in another match played on Saturday afternoon in Tembisa.
Polokwane City were sixth on the Absa premiership table and needed a win to cement their place in the top eight.
Golden Arrows, on the other hand were, 10th and the three points would improve their chances of finishing in the top eight bracket.
It was the home side that opened the scoring after a blunder by the visitors at the back. Mohammed Anas’ powerful shot from the edge of the penalty area beat keeper, Nkosingiphile Gumede.
Lerato Lamola had an opportunity to level matters for Arrows, but City’s defence did well to close him down.
Substitute, Charlton Mashumba, put the game beyond Arrows’ reach redirecting a header with his foot following a corner kick to beat keeper, Gumede.
Baroka FC wanted to win against Highlands Park to ease their relegation woes. It was the home side that came close to scoring early on with keeper, Elvis Chipezeze, stopping Bevan Fransman’s shot on the goal-line, but the visitors took the lead with Mduduzi Mdantsane’s header beating keeper, Marlon Heugh.
Highlands Park equalised on ther stroke of half-time.
Sello Motsepe headed home after being set up by Fransman.
The home side continued from where they left off in the first half with Sabelo Nyembe starting a move on the left flank. Mothobi Mvala scored the winning goal connecting with a Nyembe ball to beat Chipezeze on the near post.
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