Castle Lager Premier Soccer League champions Dynamos suffered their second defeat of the season at the hands of newly promoted Chapungu at Ascot, while Caps United returned to winning ways when they won 2-1 against Triangle.
Caps scored through their full backs Tapiwa Kumbuyani and Ronald Pfumbidzai, while Tineyi Chitora scored for the visitors.
Talent Mwale’s solitary first half strike was enough for Chapungu to seal three points and make a bold statement about their intentions this season.
Bulawayo giants Highlanders could only manage a draw against city rivals Chicken Inn who profited from an added time blunder by Bosso goalkeeper Munyaradzi Diya after Ozias Zibande had thrust Kelvin Kaindu’s men in front.
Hwange shot to the top of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League table with a 1-0 win over army side Black Rhinos
DeMbare dropped to third, two points behind the Colliery side, with Bosso staying second due to a better goal difference over Dynamos.
Caps moved to eight points, just three points behind Hwange ahead of their clash with Highlanders at the weekend.