Away wins were the order of the day after the latest round of Absa Premiership action in midweek as Kaizer Chiefs and SuperSport United won for the first time in 2016/17.
There was not a single home win in the six matches played in round three, with Lamontville Golden Arrows and Bidvest Wits also capturing all the points on the road.
The Students were the most impressive victors, easing to a routine 2-0 win over Baroka FC at the New Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane.
Goal in either half from midfielder Thabang Monare (9) and striker Cuthbert Malajila (90) were enough to propel Gavin Hunt’s men joint top of the table.
Winless Baroka, one of six teams yet to register victories this term, remained rooted to the bottom of the table.
Wits, meanwhile, shared top spot with Orlando Pirates, who dropped points for the first time this season via a goalless draw with seventh-placed Cape Town City at Orlando Stadium .
There was also a draw at Cape Town Stadium where both Ajax Cape Town and Polokwane City were left searching for their first wins of the campaign.
A second half penalty from Thobani Mncwango (61) cancelled out an early goal by Nathan Paulse (4) as the matched ended 1-1.
Both teams have two points from three games.
The three matches on Wednesday all ended 1-0 in favour of the visitors.
In an early kick-off at Goble Park, Lehlohonolo Nonyane’s stoppage-time strike stole all the points for Abafana Bes’thende against Free State Stars, who stayed second bottom on the table.
At Harry Gwala Stadium in Pietermaritzburg, Thuso Phala’s 43rd-minute effort secured the win for Matsatsantsa. It was a first loss of the term for the Team of Choice.
Finally in Tembisa, Highlands Park fell to a George Lebese (65) as Amakhosi eased some of their early-season woes with a slender win at Makhulong Stadium.