IN a weekend of thrilling penalty shoot-outs Highland Spurs caused the upset of the season in the Safa-NMB League at the NU9 Stadium on Saturday.
They bundled Subs out of the Nedbank Cup challenge beating the log-leaders 1-0.
Spurs not only ended Subs' 100% record but also became the first team to score against them.
Yesterday their luck ran out when they lost 6-5 in a sudden death penalty shoot-out against Central Acemates who came back from 0-1 down at half time to draw 2-2 at the end of regulation time.
In their opening match Acemates beat Tomorrow Stars 7-6 in a sudden-death penalty shoot-out
Callies who trail Subs by two points in the league were also bundled out of the competition when they lost 3-2 on penalties to Lion City.
On Saturday Callies survived a thrilling sudden-death penalty shoot-out to beat Royal Bucks 7-6 after being 2-2 at the end of regulation time.
In their opening match Lion City scored an easy 3-0 win over neighbours Showvillage United.
Fairview Rovers booked their place in the semifinal with a 1-0 win over Island City.
In their first round match a three-goal blitz in the second half saw Rovers beat Peace United 4-1.
Hotspurs' hopes of cup glory were dashed when they lost 2-1 to Despatch Pioneers yesterday after beating Motherwell Academy 3-2 on Saturday.
Pioneers thrashed Sunrise Development 4-1 in their first round match.