Highlanders returned to winning ways following a 1-0 victory over Bulawayo City at Barbourfields Stadium on Thursday afternoon.

Tshilamoya had last picked up maximum points on match-day 8, and today’s win put them back to the third position.

Bosso dominated possession in the first half but could not find the back of the net. City, at some point, created chances including one which was saved by Ariel Sibanda early in the second half.

Brian Banda broke the deadlock in the 74th minute with a well-taken freekick to give the visiting team an advantage.

The scoreline remained unchanged as Bulawayo City suffered another defeat in a row to stay in the drop zone.

At Rufaro Stadium, Black Rhinos and Dynamos played to a 1-1 draw.

Rhinos controlled the game in the first period and grabbed the lead in the 20th minute through Lot Chiunga who capitalised on a mistake at the back. The striker had another chance coming in his way just after the half-hour mark, but could not beat the keeper in a one-on-one situation.

The Glamour Boys’ first real attempt on goal came towards the break when captain Ocean Mushure’s header went off target.

Nonetheless, substitute Quality Kangadze equalised ten minutes into the second half, finishing off Mushure’s freekick.

The result put Dynamos on the 11th place while Black Rhinos remained on 8th.

Elsewhere, a penalty kick converted by Winston Mhango on the stroke of half-time gave FC Platinum a narrow 1-0 victory over Nichrut at Mandava.

The home team could have gone in front early, but Farai Madhananga’s effort was denied by the crossbar in the 6th minute.

FC Platinum are now on 32 points, three behind log leaders Ngezi.

At National Sports Stadium, Herentals edged out Triangle 1-0 before Yadah beat Mutare City by the same margin.

Black Rhinos 1-1 Dynamos
Bulawayo City 0-1 Highlanders
FC Platinum 1-0 Nichrut
Yadah 1-0 Mutare City Rovers
Herentals 1-0 Triangle United

Log Standings: