Premier league log leaders, Motor Action extended their lead at the summit of the log standings to 7 points after beating Lengthens 1-0 in a weekend which saw all 4 of the top 5 teams registering victories as the tussle for the premiership crown enters a defining moment.
Motor Actionâ€™s quest to assert a maiden domestic league title has seen them claim the scalps of Dynamos, Highlanders and more recently, Caps United last Wednesday.
Meanwhile, reigning league champions, Gunners kept their title challenge alive when they beat Douglas Warriors 1-0 on Sunday to maintain 4th position on 24 points, 11 behind pacesetters, Motor Action. In another encounter, after being held to a goal-less draw by bottom-placed Bantu Rovers last weekend, Hwange bounced to winning ways by beating Eagles 2-0 to maintain a stranglehold on 5th position.
In a heated affair at Rufaro Stadium on Sunday, Caps United escaped from the jaws of defeat after they scored a dramatic late equalizer from the penalty spot to salvage a point against Kiglon.
The point allowed the Green Machine to move to 9th on the table, while Kiglon maintained their place in the top 8.
In an encounter on Saturday, Shooting Stars steered 3 points clear from the bottom 4 after edging Bantu Rovers 1-0.
The defeat was Tshintsha Guluvaâ€™s 10th of the season and with the league approaching the half way danger is now lurking as Methembe Ndlovuâ€™s outfit remains rooted at the bottom of the premiership standings with only 6 points.