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PSL Round-up City stun Chiefs, Downs go second

Round 25 of the 2016/17 Absa Premiership saw six of its eight fixtures played on Tuesday night and the big winners were Cape Town City and Mamelodi Sundowns – as well as the fans, who saw no less than 19 goals scored.

Round 25 of the 2016/17 Absa Premiership saw six of its eight fixtures played on Tuesday night

Three goals for Cape Town City courtesy of Aubrey Ngoma, Lebogang Manyama and Judas Moseamedi ensured they beat Kaizer Chiefs 3-2 in an Absa Premiership match on Tuesday night at Cape Town Stadium.

Eric Tinkler’s men remain placed at No 1 on the log standings with 49 points from 25 matches.

Mamelodi Sundowns moved up to second place on the Absa Premiership standings following a 2-0 win over Ajax Cape Town at Loftus Stadium on Tuesday evening.

With results elsewhere going their way, the Brazilians made their move, with goals from Percy Tau and Themba Zwane leading the defending champions to second spot. Cape Town City – having scored in the final minute to down Kaizer Chiefs – subsequently retain their place atop the summit.

Maritzburg United emerged victors in a five-goal Absa Premiership thriller against Chippa United at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Tuesday night.

The Team of Choice produced a superb away performance in this 3-2 win, with goals from Mohau Mokate, Kurt Lentjies and Andrea Fileccia. The Chilli Boys nearly pulled the game from the fire thanks to two late strikes from Phetelo Sekome, but were ultimately found wanting.

Absa Premiership results, Tuesday 25 April

Bidvest Wits 0-1 SuperSport United

Cape Town City 3-2 Kaizer Chiefs

Mamelodi Sundowns 2-0 Ajax Cape Town

Polokwane City 3-1 Golden Arrows

Chippa United 2-3 Maritzburg United

Bloemfontein Celtic 1-1 Highlands Park

 

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