Dynamos piled on pressure on log leaders, Motor Action, with a 2-1 win over the Mighty Bulls in a top of the table clash in week 26 of the 2010 premiership season that also saw Bantu Rovers’ relegation woes continuing after going down to Highlanders in a Bulawayo derby.
Dynamosâ€™ win over Motor Action not only avenged the 2-1 defeat the Glamour Boys suffered at the hands of the Mighty Bulls in the reverse fixture some four months ago, but also kept their title aspirations on track.
For the Mighty Bulls on the other hand, the defeat was a setback in their quest for a maiden premiership crown as the season draws to an end.
Dynamosâ€™ win took their points tally to 57, one behind the Mighty Bulls but with a game in hand.
A win over Gunners at Rufaro on Wednesday will see DeMbare displacing the Mighty Bulls from the summit of the log and enhance their chances of winning the league title they last won in 2007.
In Bulawayo, Highlanders consolidated their 3rd position with a 1-0 win over city rivals Bantu Rovers courtesy of a Zephaniah Ngodzo strike.
The win extended Bossoâ€™s unbeaten league run under Mkupali Masuku to 8 games.
While Mr Cooper was moving closer to taking his team to next yearâ€™s edition of The African Safari, for Bantu Rovers, it was time to look to life in the First Division as they still have a paltry 15 points from 26 matches.
Shooting Stars boosted their chances of avoiding the chop with a 1-0 win over Lengthens. It was the Wild Boys’ second successive win and elevated them to 11th position on the standings with 26 points.
Following the defeat, the Happy People slipped to 13th position.
Monomotapa and Caps United settled for a 1-1 draw at Rufaro Stadium. The draw was a dent to both teamsâ€™ aspirations for a top 4 finish.
Gunnersâ€™ prospects for a top 4 finish were kept on track when they edged Eagles 1-0 at Rudhaka Stadium. Gunners are 4th on the log on 43 points from 25 matches and a win in their next encounter against DeMbare will see them extending the gap between them and Caps United who are in 5th position to 5 points.
Hwange condemned Shabanie Mine to a 3-1 defeat in a battle of mine teams at the Colliery. Both teams remain in the top 8 on the standings with the coalminers in 7th position, while the asbestos miners are 8th.