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Weekend in numbers!

There was a late winner to keep Orlando Pirates' title hopes alive, while down in Port Elizabeth, Ajax Cape Town striker Yannick Zakri struck what could prove a crucial added time equaliser against Chippa United.

1 – Only one team – Orlando Pirates, came from behind to record victory last weekend, thanks to Thabo Qalinge's late winner in the 2-1 win over AmaZulu in Durban.

1 – Only one match – the 0-0 draw between Cape Town City and SuperSport United, failed to produce a goal in last weekend’s Premiership action.

1 – The gap between 14th placed SuperSport and Ajax Cape Town, who are 15th and in the relegation zone, remains one point after both teams drew on the weekend.

1 – Hendrick Ekstein's goal in the 1-0 win over Platinum Stars was his first for Kaizer Chiefs in the league this season.

2 – Red-hot Percy Tau provided both assists in Sundowns' 2-0 win over defending champions Bidvest Wits.

2 – With 42 points, Maritzburg United have already earned two more points than their highest ever points tally in the Premiership (in 2014/15, they got 40 points).

3 – The points advantage league leaders Mamelodi Sundowns enjoy over Orlando Pirates.

3 – The highest number of goals in a single match last weekend: Pirates' 2-1 win over AmaZulu at the King Zwelithini Stadium on Sunday. 

3 – Three of last weekend's seven league matches ended in draws.

3 – SuperSport United have claimed only three points in their last five matches, the worst record in the league over that period.

4 – Yannick Zakri has netted an impressive, and possibly crucial four goals for Ajax Cape Town since joining on loan from Sundowns, his latest strike a 90th minute equaliser in a 1-1 away to Chippa on Sunday.

5 – A sensational strike from Siphesihle Ndlovu in the 2-0 win over Baroka FC took the Maritzburg United midfielder's tally to five league goals this season.

7 – The Buccaneers are on a run of seven matches unbeaten in the league. 

7 – Platinum Stars are seven points adrift at the foot of the table, with only nine points still on offer for them this season. 

9 – Sundowns are unbeaten in their last nine league outings. 

12 – The Brazilians have claimed 12 points from the last available 12 to stay on track to win the championship.

19 – Qalinge scored Bucs' winner against Usuthu 19 minutes after he came off the bench in Umlazi.