The Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match-day 32 saw some major twist and turns on both ends.
Shabanie Mine moved out of relegation zone while FC Platinum became the new log leaders. Dynamos shifted one place up to second position. The biggest losers were Ngezi Platinum and Bulawayo City. Ngezi dropped points against Chicken Inn and slumped two places to third.
City failed to maintain their momentum and are now in relegation zone on 15th position.
Highlanders picked up maximum points by in a controversial way while CAPS United extended their unbeaten run to twelve matches.
Soccer24 have selected five takeaways from Match-day 32.
FC Platinum shoots to the top
FC Platinum moved to the top of table after they beat Tsholotsho 1-0 in a match played at Barbourfields Stadium on Wednesday. They are now on 66 points, two ahead second placed Dynamos.
Ngezi, Chicken Inn drop points
Title chasers Ngezi Platinum and Chicken Inn played to a 2-2 draw on Wednesday at Baobab Stadium. The result saw Ngezi dropping to 3rd position with 64 points.
Cliff Chitsamba’ screamer
Another contender for goal of the season was scored on Wednesday when Black Rhinos’ Cliff Chitsamba struck home from a long range.
Shabanie get a boost
Shabanie Mine moved out of relegation zone when they beat Hwange 1-0 in a match played at Maglas Stadium. They are now on 13th position with 36 points.
Controversy mars Bulawayo Derby
A late “soft penalty” on the stroke of full time gave Highlanders a controversial 1-0 win over How Mine on Thursday. Frank Makarati was red carded for confronting the referee after the penalty decision. The sending off prompted visiting coach Kelvin Kaindu to instruct his players to leave the pitch in protest. Order was soon restored when How Mine chairman Paul McAndrews intervened.