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WRAP | PSL: More pressure on Gavin Hunt as Chiefs draw with Swallows

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A comprehensive wrap of all the kick-off times, results and match reports for the weekend DStv Premiership fixtures:

TUESDAY, 11 MAY

Stellenbosch 0-0 Orlando Pirates  - MATCH REPORT

Stellenbosch and Orlando Pirates shared the spoils at Danie Craven Stadium on Tuesday as they drew 0-0 with Wayne Sandilands pulling off numerous saves.

Pirates remain in 4th place on the DSTV Premiership log with Stellenbosch in 12th.

AmaZulu 0-1 Baroka  – MATCH REPORT

Amazulu's long unbeaten run in the DStv Premiership came to an end after they suffered a shock 1-0 loss at home against Baroka at the King Zwelithini stadium on Tuesday.

Benni McCarthy's charges last tasted defeat in league football in January, when they went down to Kaizer Chiefs, but a Richard Mbulu strike in the first half condemned Usuthu to their fifth loss of the campaign.

The KZN-based team remain second in the standings as there already slim chance of pipping Mamelodi Sundowns to the league title took a nosedive as they stay seven points behind.

WEDNESDAY, 12 MAY

Chippa United 0-0 Black Leopards  

Chippa United and Black Leopards could not be separated as the sides played to a 0-0 draw in a bottom-of-the-table DStv Premiership clash at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Wednesday.

Leopards remain firmly rooted to the bottom of the table on 19 points while Leopards are six points ahead on 25. 

Maritzburg United 3-2 Golden Arrows  

Maritzburg United recorded a massive three points in their bid for DStv Premiership survival with a 3-2 win over Golden Arrows on Wednesday.

Tebogo Tlolane opened the scoring at the Harry Gwala Stadium on 15 minutes before Thabiso Kutumela added a second with 57 minutes played.

Michael Boy Gumede pulled a goal back just a minute later but the home side added a third through Bonokuhle Hlongwane on 62 minutes.

A late penalty (86') converted by Nduduzo Sibiya ensured a tense final few moments for Ernst Middendorp's charges as they battled to hang on to the result.

Bloemfontein Celtic 0-0 Cape Town City 

Bloemfontein Celtic and Cape Town City shared the points at Dr Petrus Molemela Stadium on Wednesday as they drew their DStv Premiership tie 0-0.

The clash ended with a controversial moment in the Celtic box. City striker Craig Martin was brought down and the referee sent off Mereko with a red card, but then gave a free kick on the edge of the box instead of a penalty.

City's bench was outraged by the call but had to accept the decision and the game played out to a goalless draw.

SuperSport United 1-0 TTM 

SuperSport United snapped a 10-match winless run with a 1-0 victory over Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila at the Lucas Moripe stadium on Wednesday.

Bradley Grobler scored the only goal of the game early in the second half as the win moved Matsatsantsa up to fifth in the DStv Premiership standings.

The defeat sees newly crowned Nedbank Cup champions TTM remain 15th on the table and currently in the relegation playoff position.

 

Kaizer Chiefs 1- 1 Swallows FC  - MATCH REPORT

With reports suggesting that he could be replaced by Stuart Baxter, pressure mounted on Gavin Hunt on Wednesday after Kaizer Chiefs were held to a 1-1 draw by Moroka Swallows at FNB Stadium.

Kagiso Malinga opened the scoring for Swallows in the 8th minute before Leanardo Castro pulled a goal back for Chiefs just six minutes later as the teams went into half-time locked at 1-1.

The second half didn't produce a goal for either team as Chiefs remain in 10th place on the DSTV Premiership log on 30 points while Swallows, who have lost just once this season, are in fifth place on 41 points.

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