Cape Town - Check out the highlights from the weekend's Absa Premiership action with
Bidvest Wits' 4-3 victory over Orlando Pirates headlining the action.
The sides treated the crowd at Bidvest Stadium to a feast of action, with each goal better than the next.
Deon Hotto, Mxolisi Machuphu (2) and Cole Alexander netted for the
Clever Boys, while Tshegofatso Mabaso, Musa Nyatama and Gabadinho Mhango
got themselves on the scoresheet for the Buccanneers.
At Lucas Moripe Stadium earlier on Saturday, Lyle Lakay's last-gasp
injury-time winner gave an unconvincing Brazilians all three points.
Gaston Sirino broke the deadlock for Pitso Mosimane's men in the 39th
minute before Siyanda Xulu pegged the defending champions back with a
56th-minute equaliser, but up popped Lakay in the first minute of
stoppage time to snatch victory.
Prior to that, high-flying SuperSport United were brought back down
to earth following their midweek MTN8 triumph over Sundowns with a 3-1
defeat to Polokwane City at Pietersburg Stadium.
Nicholas Motloung (30') and Puleng Tlolane (77') gave Polokwane a 2-0
lead before Aubrey Modiba pulled a goal back for Matsatsantsa in the
88th minute from the penalty spot. However, Salulani Phiri quelled any
hopes of a fightback from Kaitano Tembo's side when the City midfielder
put the game to bed in the fifth minute of injury time.
On Sunday, Cape Town City's winless league run was extended to four
games as Benni McCarthy's side played to a 1-1 draw with Golden Arrows
at Cape Town Stadium.
Kermit Erasmus gave the Citizens the lead and the hosts looked on
course for all three points but gave away a penalty which Knox Mutizwa
converted to give Steve Komphela's side a share of the spoils.
Kicking off at the same time on Sunday, Highlands Park claimed their
second win of the season with a 2-1 victory over Baroka at Peter Mokaba
Peter Shalulile netted a brace (64', 74') and Collins Makgaga pulled a
goal back in the 77th minute to make it a nervy final ten minutes for
the Lions of the North, but Owen da Gama's held on for the victory
despite being reduced to 10 men in the 92nd minute when Ricardo Williams
was sent off for time-wasting.