The opening weekend of the Absa Premiership served us what we had been craving for, goals, goals and more goals. Sundowns strolled to victory against a SuperSport United side still finding themselves, while Highlands Park gave Kaizer Chiefs a real scare on Sunday.
On Saturday August 3rd, Baroka v Cape Town City ended in an entertaining 2-2 stalemate after the Citizens had led the match twice, before being pegged back. Newcomers Stellenbosch FC came away with an impressive goalless draw against Chippa United in Port Elizabeth.
In the later matches, Orlando Pirates overcame a tricky Bloemfontein Celtic side at Orlando Stadium, 3-1 while AmaZulu had a day to forget as Gavin Hunt's Bidvest Wits eased to a 3-0 win.
In Sunday's matches, Kaizer Chiefs' new signings starred as they came out as eventual 3-2 winners in Johannesburg. At the Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium, Golden Arrows took the lead within the first minute of the game and held on to beat Tinkler's troops. Black Leopards and Polokwane City cancelled each other out, as things ended goalless.
With that brief summary of the weekend`s results, have a go at selecting your Team of the Week and see how close you get to the official Soccer Laduma selection.