Stalemate ... premiership giants Highlanders and Dynamos drew their fourth successive matches in an exciting premiership clash at Barbourfields on Thursday 25 May 2023

Highlanders however came out with the widest smile as their point took them to the summit of the premiership log standings.

BULAWAYO – Premiership old rivals Highlanders and Dynamos produced an entertaining end-to-end attacking display but failed to score as they both registered their fourth successive draws in a rescheduled Castle Lager Premiership clash played in front of a packed Barbourfields Stadium Thursday afternoon.

Highlanders however came out with the widest smile as their point took them to the summit of the premiership log standings with 18 points from 10 matches played.

Bosso leap frogged Ngezi Platinum who have 17 points from the same number of games played.

The two giants had their moments which they both squandered in front of goal.

Dynamos had a lukewarm first half performance but lifted their game after the break, enjoying moments in which they camped in the opponent’s half.

Highlanders also produced a great performance and with a bit of luck, could have snatched victory after Washington Navaya’s header came off the cross bar deep into the second half.

The draw restored Highlanders to the top of the premiership standings while Dynamos shifted two places to position six and are tied on 15 points with reigning champions FC Platinum and Chicken Inn.

Meanwhile, in another premiership clash played Thursday, 51-year-old Herentals owner Innocent Benza scored but watched his team lose 2-1 to visiting Hwange in a match played at the National Sports Stadium same afternoon.

The premiership race continues Saturday with Match Day 11 fixtures which shall see FC Platinum travel to Black Rhinos for a clash at the National Sports Stadium while in-form Bulawayo Chiefs host Cranborne Bullets at Luveve.

Surprise packages Manica Diamonds also take on Yadah at Gibbo.

On Sunday, Caps United entertain Simba Bhora at the National Sports Stadium while Triangle and Sheasham square off at Gibbo.

Highlanders date Green Fuels at Barbourfields with Ngezi Platinum taking on Dynamos at the National Sports Stadium.

On Monday, ZPC Kariba play Chicken Inn at the National Sports Stadium to put the lid on Match Day 11 round of fixtures. — ZimLive

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