Ten-man FC Platinum cruised to a comfortable 3-0 victory over Bulawayo Chiefs in a Match-day 12 encounter played at Luveve Stadium.

The Platinum Boys netted all their goals in the second period after the game went to the break goalless.

A quick brace from Albert Eonde gave the visitors a two-goal advantage in the opening two minutes of the half.

On the other end, Chiefs blew a chance to pull one back just moments after the hour when Arthur Musiyiwa was denied from the spot by the keeper.

FC Platinum finished the game with a man short after Lawrence Mhlanga come from the bench and received two bookings before the 80th-minute mark. The expulsion, however, did little damage as the Zvishavane side went on to kill the contest with another goal on the stroke of full-time scored by Never Tigere from a free-kick.

At Rufaro Stadium, Ashwin Chihowa scored on his league debut as Harare City lost 2-1 to Herentals.

The Students got their goals from Juan Mutudza who on the quarter hour mark cancelled out Chihowa’s 8th-minute effort. Blessing Majarira netted the winner from the spot ten minutes into the second half.

Across the city at National Sports Stadium, Black Rhinos and ZPC Kariba played to a goalless draw while Yadah beat Chapungu 2-1 at Mandava Stadium.

The Stars got their goals from Ariel Makopa (24′) and Ralph Matema (78′) and the home team secured the consolation from Allan Tavarwisa’s penalty kick on minute 35.

Results:
Bulawayo Chiefs 0-3 FC Platinum
Chapungu 1-2 Yadah
Black Rhinos 0-0 ZPC Kariba
Harare City 1-2 Herentals

 

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