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Absa Premiership goes to the wire

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PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - NOVEMBER 07: Gaston Sirino of Mamelodi Sundowns celebrates scoring a goal with Andile Jali and teammates during the Absa Premiership match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Free State Stars at Loftus Stadium on November 07, 2018 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA
JOHANNESBURG – THE ABSA Premiership will go right down to the wire after a mixed set of results for the contenders this past weekend.

Mamelodi Sundowns players

Defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns consolidated their position on top of the log albeit with a goalless draw against Bloemfontein Celtic.

The weekend saw Bidvest Wits drop to third after a 2-3 home defeat against Cape Town City and will be aiming to regain lost form away to AmaZulu on Saturday.

Orlando Pirates are second after a solitary goal helped them to victory against Golden Arrows.

Cape Town City are fourth following their victory over Wits.

SuperSport United beat Chippa United 1-0 to move to fifth position. Supersport will host struggling Free State Stars on Sunday at Lucas Moripe Stadium in Pretoria.

Sixth-placed Kaizer Chiefs, who beat Highlands Park 3-2 at Moses Mabhidha Stadium in Durban, will be hosting relegation bound Maritzburg United at FNB Stadium on Saturday.

SATURDAY
Highlands Park Vs Baroka FC, Makhulong Stadium (15:30hrs)
Polokwane City Vs Golden Arrows, Peter Mokaba Stadium (15:30hrs)
Kaizer Chiefs Vs Maritzburg United, FNB Stadium (18:00hrs)
AmaZulu FC Vs Bidvest Wits, King Zwelithini Stadium (20:15hrs)

SUNDAY
Black Leopards Vs Chippa United, Thohoyandou Stadium (15:30hrs)
SuperSport United Vs Free State Stars, Lucas Moripe Stadium (15:30hrs)

– CAJ News

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