The Harare derby pitting Dynamos and Caps United, which was expected to light up Rufaro Stadium on Sunday, did not witness any goals as the two giants battled to a goal-less draw in week 25 of the domestic premiership that also saw Motor Action extending their lead at the top of the standings to 4 points.
There had been lot of hype in the build up to the Harare derby with some anticipating a flurry of goals.
The capitalâ€™s biggest teams however settled for a share of the spoils in a match Dynamos need to thank goalkeeper Washington Arubi for salvaging a point.
Arubi was in defiant mood and pulled off some saves from the top drawer to deny Caps United maximum points.
Dynamos remain in 2nd position on the standings with 54 points and trail leaders Motor Action by 4 points, although DeMbare have a game in hand.
The Green Machine moved down one place to 5th position.
Motor Action continued to demonstrate their championship winning credentials with a 1-0 win over Black Mambas at Morris depot.
The win was the Mighty Bullsâ€™ 18th of the season and took their points tally to 58.
Motor Actionâ€™s destiny is now in their own hands and should they win their remaining five matches they will land the premiership crown for the very first time, to follow in the footsteps of Monomotapa and Gunners who claimed maiden titles in 2008 and 2009.
Kiglon compounded Douglas Warriorsâ€™ woes with a 2-1 win.
Douglas Warriors are treading on dangerous ground on the log and as things stand it is going to call for great mental stamina if theyâ€™re to avoid relegation.
The debutants are still 3rd from bottom on the log on 19 points from 25 matches, 4 points clear of bottom placed Bantu Rovers. Kiglon on the other hand remain in 10th place.
Lengthensâ€™ 1-1 draw with Hwange did not have an effect on the two teamsâ€™ positions on the standings with the coal miners still 7th, while the Happy People are in 12th position.
Shooting Stars breathed a bit of life into their relegation battle with a 1-0 win over Eagles.
The Wild Boys are however still 4th from bottom on the log, while Eagles are 9th.
Shabanie Mine moved up to 8th on the standings after a narrow 1-0 win over FC Victoria at Maglas Stadium.
The Masvingo-based sideâ€™s hopes of playing in the top flight league next season appear to be drifting into the wilderness as week 30 of the premiership approaches.
With just 5 matches left before the season ends, FC Victoria are 2nd from bottom on the log on 17 points, two ahead of Bantu Rovers.
While some teams were picking and dropping points, arguably the team of the moment Highlanders continued their impressive run since Mkupali Masuku took over.
Bosso subdued Monomotapa by 1-0 at Barbourfields Stadium to consolidate their 3rd position with 46 points. Monos slipped to 6th.