There are six DStv Premiership matches scheduled this weekend as the 2022/23 season rapidly nears its conclusion.
The standout fixtures took place on Saturday evening when Orlando Pirates beat SuperSport United 1-0 while the Buccaneers’ Soweto rivals Kaizer Chiefs edged Maritzburg United 3-2 on the road.
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Meanwhile, Mamelodi Sundowns took a giant step towards a sixth consecutive DStv Premiership title this weekend – without even being in league action!
Following SuperSport United’s defeat, Mamelodi Sundowns enjoy a yawning 20-point lead over second-placed Matsatsantsa.
SuperSport United have seven matches remaining, meaning they could, theoretically, pick up another 21 points.
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Mamelodi Sundowns need to bide their time before being officially crowned champions, but only require another two log points to lift the trophy.
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Masandawana were in CAF Champions League action in Sudan against Al-Hilal on Saturday where they drew 1-1.
Mamelodi Sundowns’ next DStv Premiership assignment is at home against Cape Town City FC on Saturday, 1 April at 17:30.
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DSTV PREMIERSHIP WEEKEND FIXTURES AND RESULTS
FRIDAY, 17 MARCH
Stellenbosch FC 2-0 AmaZulu
Swallows 0-1 Golden Arrows
SATURDAY, 18 MARCH
Sekhukhune United 1-1 Chippa United
Orlando Pirates 1-0 SuperSport United
Maritzburg United 2-3 Kaizer Chiefs
SUNDAY, 19 MARCH
TS Galaxy v Richards Bay – 15:30