Highlanders ended a three match losing streak with a 1-0 win over Herentals; while Dynamos fought back to force a 2-2 draw against Shabanie Mine.
Dynamos were denied a third consecutive win thanks to a late, late equaliser, while FC Platinum lost their first home game in two years.
David Temwanjira grabbed a last-gasp equaliser as Shabanie Mine ended the only remaining 100 percent record in the Zimbabwe Premier League.
Ngezi Platinum emerged from match-day 5 with their title credentials reinforced after a last-gasp 1-0 win over Chicken Inn.
Dynamos' troubled start to the new campaign took another nasty turn as they lost 1-0 at home to eternal rivals Highlanders on Monday.
Harare giants CAPS United were the only big team to progress past the first round on a weekend of upsets in the Chibuku Super Cup.
Ngezi Platinum strengthened their grip on top spot, while another Highlanders match was abandoned due to crowd trouble.
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