Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane looked to put a spin on Tuesday's 1-0 loss to Bidvest Wits, claiming the defeat could arguably be "a blessing in disguise".
Sibusiso Vilakazi's second-half goal proved the difference as Bidvest Wits recorded a 1-0 victory over Mamelodi Sundowns on Tuesday night.
Sundowns and Wits will both have the chance to put the pressure firmly on Premiership leaders Chiefs when they lock horns at the Bidvest Stadium on Tuesday.
Mamelodi Sundowns manager Pitso Mosimane has already started preparing for his side's two-legged CAF Champions League clash with TP Mazembe.
Mamelodi Sundowns booked their place in the first round of CAF Champions League qualifying after cruising to a 3-0 victory over St Michel on Saturday night.
Sundowns defender Ramahlwe Mphahlele admitted they were taken by surprise in the first leg of their CAF Champions League game against St Michel.
Lennox Bacela believes Chiefs and Sundowns' participation in the CAF Champions League could have a telling effect on the Premiership title race.
AmaZulu slid further into the relegation mire as they fell to a 1-0 defeat against Mamelodi Sundowns at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Tuesday.
Defending Nedbank Cup champions Orlando Pirates have been paired with Gordon Igesund's SuperSport United in the Nedbank Cup last 16.
Teko Modise has played down talk of retaining the PSL Footballer of the Season award, saying he is passed focusing on individual achievement.
Teko Modise admits he still retains hope of returning to the Bafana Bafana fold following an international absence of more than two years.
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has praised defensive pairing of Ramahlwe Mphahlele and Alje Schut following his side's 2-0 win over Thanda Royal Zulu.
Bafana Bafana striker Bongani Ndulula is in contention for AmaZulu's critical Premiership match against Mamelodi Sundowns in Durban on Tuesday.
Mamelodi Sundowns goalkeeper Dennis Onyango was grateful to make a rare start during the Brazilians' 2-0 win over Thanda Royal Zulu on Saturday.
- Pitso not expecting easy draw
- Schut: It's the start we wanted
- Pitso thanks ref for penalty
- Sundowns 2-0 Thanda
- Billiat aiming to improve
- Tovey makes cup predictions
- Sundowns v Thanda Royal Zulu
- Schut: One game at a time
- Nedbank Cup important to Pitso
- Schut to turn to coaching
- Pitso: We can still win the league
- Teko relishing fixture list
- St Michel 1-1 Sundowns
- Pelembe happy at Sundowns
- St Michel Utd v Sundowns
- Sundowns 'back with a bang'
- SAFA wish quartet good luck
- Pitso wary of St Michel threat
- Pitso revels in Birds thrashing
- Sundowns 4-1 Swallows
- Ramagalela could still join FFS
- Pitso: Stick to the game plan
- Sundowns v Swallows
- Mbekile hopes for better fortune
- Langerman commits to Downs