FC Platinum will now fancy their chances of pushing for the league title after winning a crucial Premier League encounter against Harare City while log leaders were held to a disappointing draw by relegation threatened Whawha.
FC Platinum got their goals in the 2nd half through Nigel Papias in the 55th minute while Marshall Musehwe added another 10 minutes later.
The win puts FC platinum just two points behind log leaders Chicken Inn with 3 games remaining.
Chicken themselves missed the opportunity that could have literally put one hand on the league championship after being held to a 1-1 draw by Whawha.
Chicken Inn needed a last minute gasp after having been down 1-0 on the stroke of full time.
Nelson Maziwisa put Whawha ahead 10 minutes after the break only for toto to equalize on the 90th minute with the game seamingly ending as a disappointment for the game cocks.
The result means Chicken Inn lead the current log standings by two points with 3 league games remaining and will need to win the last two matches in order to secure the league title.
In other matches Flame Lily held How Mine to a goalleess draw while ZPC Kariba drew 1-1 with Chapungu.
Whawha 1-1 Chicken Inn
FC Platinum 2-0 Harare City
How Mine 0-0 Flame Lilly
ZPC Kariba 1-1 Chapungu