Neo Bohloko scored the first goal for Chiefs shortly before the half-hour mark. Shortly after, Spurs lost a player when Gerwin Esua was red-carded for receiving his second yellow card. Taking advantage of their numerical advantage, Jeremiah Thanyane doubled Chiefs’ lead just before half-time.
This victory moved Chiefs up to fourth place on the table, trailing third-placed Mamelodi Sundowns by four points. The first half of the match between Sundowns and another team ended goalless. In the last four minutes, Malibongwe Khoza scored the opening goal for Sundowns with a header from a free-kick. Keabetswe Ramotsei secured the win for Sundowns with a second goal in the last minute. This victory brought them just one point behind the leaders, Orlando Pirates, in third place on the standings.
Matsatsantsa lost a player with half an hour remaining, reducing them to ten men. However, City was unable to take advantage and the match ended in a draw. Swallows scored the first goal with six minutes left of the first half, but Richards Bay’s Ntlonelo Bomelo equalized just after the hour mark. Bomelo then scored the winning goal for Richards Bay in the last ten minutes, completing his brace.