Kaizer Chiefs 3-2 SuperSport United
Chiefs raced into a two-goal lead thanks to goals from Asanda Dyani and Yusuf Bunting.
SuperSport managed to reduce the deficit just before the break through Kamohelo Mahlatsi, while Luke Le Roux restored parity.
Given Thibedi struck in second-half stoppage time to earn Chiefs three points on the day.
Mamelodi Sundowns 1-1 Chippa United
Mamelodi Sundowns started the year with a point after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Chippa United.
The Chilli Boys took the lead through Anda Linose just before the halftime break while Thabo Mile converted a penalty to level matters for Sundowns.
Orlando Pirates 2-2 Cape Town City
Orlando Pirates began the year with a point after playing to a 2-2 draw against Cape Town City.
Jaqueel De Jager put the Citizens ahead before Katlego Molaba leveled matters for Pirates.
Pirates went into the break 2-1 up thanks to Freddie Hlalele's finish while City secured a point thanks to Fawaaz Basadien's equaliser in the 57th minute.
Bloemfontein Celtic 2-3 Golden Arrows
Golden Arrows were back to winning ways in the MDC after defeating Bloemfontein Celtic on Saturday afternoon.
Siphamandla Sabelo, Siboniso Conco, Thabiso Mgwaba secured the win for the visitors.
AmaZulu 2-2 Bidvest Wits
Ajax Cape Town 1-1 Polokwane City
Platinum Stars 0-0 Free State Stars
Maritzburg United 0-1 Baroka FC