Kaizer Chiefs moved up to second on the Absa Premiership log after beating Ajax Cape Town one-nil at the FNB Stadium on Saturday.
The Amakhosi dominated proceedings but had to wait until the 85th minute for substitute Dumisani Zuma to break the deadlock.
The reigning PSL champions, Bidvest Wits remain rooted to the bottom after going down one-nil to Platinum Stars at the Bidvest Stadium.
Wits dominated possession in the opening half but fell behind when Robert Ng’ambi headed home from a corner in the 17th minute.
That proved to be the winner and it enabled Roger de Sa’s men to move out of the relegation zone and up to 14th spot on the log standings.
Orlando Pirates suffered their third loss of the season after conceding a late goal and going down 2-1 against Free State Stars in Bethlehem.
Earlier on Satuday, Mamelodi Sundowns extended their lead at the top of the PSL log with a four-one win against Bloemfoentein Celtic at the Loftus Versveld Stadium.
That result took the Brazilians to a seven-match unbeaten run.