Platinum Stars aim to close gap on Pirates
Premiership shaping up as three-horse race, as surprise package Stars retain third spot while Chiefs will be looking to reclaim top spot from Pirates this weekend EARLY indications in the Absa Premiership are that it could be a three-horse race between Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates and surprise package Platinum Stars for the title.Midweek results saw Amakhosi surrender first place to defending champions Pirates, following their goalless draw against Mamelodi Sundowns. The Buccaneers beat SuperSport United 1-0 to jump to the summit for the first time this season, and Stars continued their impressive run with a 2-0 win over Bloemfontein Celtic and remained third.Pirates’ surge to the top will be short-lived if Chiefs overcome their tricky clash against Free State Stars at Soccer City on Saturday night.Pirates are not in action this weekend because of African Champions League commitments.Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter said he was not bothered by what his rivals did."I am constantly talkin...
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