Brazilian Lucas Ribeiro scored to earn Mamelodi Sundowns a 1-0 win over AmaZulu on Wednesday, and a record-extending 10th straight South African Premiership victory since the season started.
A poor start to the South African Premiership season for hugely popular but success starved Kaizer Chiefs continued to Sunday when an own goal led to a 1-0 loss at TS Galaxy.
The ‘big three’ South African clubs had mixed results as the league season began this weekend with title-holders Mamelodi Sundowns winning, Kaizer Chiefs drawing and Orlando Pirates losing.
Sundowns wrapped up the earliest-ever PSL title on Saturday, but they’re still on the hunt for several other records.
Just days after clinching a sixth successive league title, Mamelodi Sundowns were held to a goalless draw by Cape Town City in the DStv Premiership on Tuesday night.
On Sunday, in thr DStv Premiership, TS Galaxy made light work of Richards Bay coasting to a 4-0 victory.
In the DStv Premiership, Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates secured victories over Maritzburg United and SuperSport United respectively. AmaZulu were beaten 2-0 away at Stellenbosch.
Watch as Mamelodi Sundowns extended their dominant lead at the top of the PSL table after thrashing Royal AM 5-1 on Tuesday evening.
On Sunday in the DStv Premiership, Mamelodi Sundowns were held to a 1-1 draw with Stellenbosch FC. SuperSport United narrowly beat Golden Arrows 2-1.
In the DStv Premiership, Orlando Pirates bounced back after losing in the Soweto Derby, with a 4-1 victory over Swallows. Chiefs edge Richards Bay 1-0. Royal AM and Cape Town City also secured important victories.