There was significant movement at the top of the Guateng ABC Motsepe League table, while Moroka Swallows continue struggle.
JDR Stars surged to the top of the table after recording a 2-0 win over Vaal Professional F.C at the Pilditch Stadium.
The hosts broke the deadlock in the first half courtesy of a strike from Minenhle Mtimkhulu, before Levy Mashiyane doubled the advantage shortly after the halftime break to seal the win.
JDR have moved top of the table, as they boast a superior goal difference to second place Maccabi, who have a game in hand.
Orange Vaal kept their title hopes alive after claiming an emphatic 4-1 win over Leruma united FC and are now only five points behind JDR and Maccabi in third spot.
Meanwhile, former Absa Premiership giants Moroka Swallows saw their relegation woes compounded after suffering a 4-2 defeat to Dondol Stars at the Italian Club sports ground.
The Dube Birds find themselves languishing in 15th position in the standings, three points behind Tigers, who still have a game in hand.
Tigers have the chance to move clear of Swallows when they face title-chasing Maccabi on Tuesday afternoon.