TS Galaxy defeated Orlando Pirates 1-0 at Mbombela Stadium.
Masilake Phohlongo gave the home side the lead just two minutes into the game.
Pirates then suffered a setback when Abel Mabaso received a red card in the 31st minute of the game.
Galaxy were also reduced to 10 men when captain Given Msimango received a red card in the 45th minute.
The home side held on and took three valuable points which moved them into the top eight of the DStv Premiership.
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