Free State Stars snatched three points with a smash and grab 2-0 victory over the bottom-rooted Platinum Stars on the Absa Premiership encounter at the Royal Bafoleng Stadium on Saturday night.

Dikwena took the lead with Gift Sithole’s courtesy on the 43rd minute of the match following a square ball played to the 18 area.

The Phokeng boys looked determined to collect maximum points for the first in 2018 by pressing Ea lla Koto but their efforts ended up not yielding positive results with Robert Nga’mbi failing to convert chances.

Free State outfit equalized on the 81st minute with triumph from a super sub, Mohamed Anas who again came back to score his second goal in seven minutes after he scored the first one to make a brace.

Luc Eymael charges moved to the 3rd position on the log shoving Kaizer Chiefs to the 5th place following their 3-1 humiliation against neighbours Orlando Pirates.

Roger De Sa men have now gone 23 outings and only managed to accumulate 17 points which endangers their chances to survive relegation axe.

On this match De Sa was on the stands following his suspension on their previous match against Maritzburg United, sitting on the bench was his assistant Milton Dlamini.

Other PSL scores:

Orlando Pirates 3 – 1 Kaizer Chiefs

SuperSport United 0 – 0 Maritzburg United

Platinum Stars 1 – 2 Free State Stars

Bidvest 1 – 1 Baroka FC