Mamelodi Sundowns are in the last 16 of the Nedbank Cup following their 1-0 win over SuperSport United at Loftus Stadium on Saturday night.
Sibusiso Vilakazi was on the scoresheet for the Brazilians, benefitting from a cross by Thapelo Morena in the first half, in what was a hard-fought encounter.
Meanwhile, Kaizer Chiefs struggled to get going against GladAfrica Championship bottom side Royal Eagles at FNB Stadium, but eventually ran out 1-0 winners courtesy of a goal by Lebogang Manyama.
There was one big upset on the day, at Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto, where fourth division side Vaal University of Technology beat Golden Arrows 6-5 on penalties after a 2-2 draw.
VUT are the only SAB League outfit in the competition.
Bloemfontein Celtic were the biggest winners on the day, with a 4-1 thumping of AmaZulu in the Free State.
Mamelodi Sundowns 1-0 SuperSport Utd
Kaizer Chiefs 1-0 Royal Eagles
Highlands Park 2-0 Uthongathi
Amavarara 2-1 Super Eagles
Bloemfontein Celtic 4-1 AmaZulu
Passion FC 2-3 Real Kings
Vaal University of Technology 2-2 Arrows (VUT won 6-5 on penalties).
*The action continues on Sunday, with the last 16 draw scheduled for Monday night.
By Tiyani wa ka Mabasa