PSL

Bloem Celtic edge Arrows

2012-11-21 22:21
Bloemfontein Celtic (File)
Umlazi - Bloemfontein Celtic secured their first away PSL win of the season when they defeated Golden Arrows 1-0 at the King Zwelithini Stadium on Wednesday.
 
The hosts held most of the possession and created more scoring chances, but it was Celtic who had the last word through a late goal from Thabo Nthethe.
 
The away side almost opened the scoring in the first minute of the game when the ball fell kindly for Ruzaigh Gamildien after Joseph Musonda slipped due to the wet conditions, but Steinbors made a decent low save to keep the scores level.
 
Eleven minutes later it was the visitors who had another shot on target, but Lerato Manzini saw his effort cleared before the line by Musonda, while Musa Bilankulu sent his weak header straight at Patrick Tignyemb at the other end two minutes later.
 
Gamildien continued to trouble the Arrows defence and in the 19th minute he latched onto a through-pass on the right, but again he was denied by the Latvian goalkeeper, who pushed the ball wide of the target.
 
Then it was the home team who started asking the questions with Bonginkosi Ntuli firing against the side-netting in the 29th minute, while Bilankulu flashed his shot wide of the target two minutes later with the Celtic goalkeeper out of position.
 
Thamsanqa Gabuza then tested Tignyemb with a low drive in the 37th minute, but the Celtic goalkeeper got down quickly to make the block, before smothering the ball with his second attempt.
 
Jacky Motshegwa also came close for the visitors three minutes later, but his free-kick went wide of the post as the two sides went into the break with the deadlock intact.
 
Then in the second half Arrows had numerous chances to take the lead, but they lacked composure in front of goal.
 
Tignyemb also had a good game between the posts and in the 50th minute he blocked a low shot from Bilankulu and recovered quickly enough to deflect a secondary strike from Gabuza.
 
Twenty minutes later Ntuli broke through on the right before finding substitute Nkanyiso Mlotshwa in the centre of the box, but he rushed his shot over the target.
 
Lerato Manzini almost stole the lead for the visitors against the run of play in the 86th minute, but he could only direct his shot wide of the upright, while Gabuza shot straight at the goalkeeper at the other end moments later.
 
However, the home side were left stunned in the final minute when Nthethe nudged the ball over the line after the Arrows goalkeeper had failed to secure the ball from a corner kick.

Scores:
 
Lamontville Golden Arrows (0)
Bloemfontein Celtic (0) 1 (Nthethe 90’)

Teams:
 
Golden Arrows: Arrows: Steinbors, Tom, Zwane, Krjauklis, Shange, Bilankulu, Ntuli (Sekgobela 81’), Hadebe (Mlotshwa 63’), Nene, Gabuza, Musonda
 
Bloemfontein Celtic: Tignyemb, Nthethe, Motlhaping, Isaacs (Lawler 56’), Leonard, Motshegwa (Duiker 78’), Mogorosi (Nontshinga 68’), Gamildien, Lakay, Arwuah, Manzini
 

Read more on:    bloemfontein celtic  |  golden arrows  |  psl  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 

6 life hacks you simply have to know

A few simple tricks can make your life so much easier!

 
 

For chic geeks...

Device lets disabled people talk through their nose
It’s THIS easy for someone to steal your ATM pin!
This is why you should install iOS 8
17 photo illusions that look so real
Fixtures
26 September 2014
Wits v AmaZulu, Bidvest Stadium 20:00
27 September 2014
Free State Stars v Moroka Swallows, Goble Park 15:00
Black Aces v Ajax Cape Town, Mbombela Stadium 15:00
Chippa United v Orlando Pirates, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 15:00
Kaizer Chiefs v Maritzburg United, FNB Stadium 20:15
SuperSport United v Bloemfontein Celtic, Lucas Moripe Stadium 20:15
28 September 2014
Polokwane City v Mamelodi Sundowns, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:00
Platinum Stars v University of Pretoria, Royal Bafokeng Stadium 15:00
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their Absa Premiership title in the 2014/15 season?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

Dave ask if you would like to meet your local sports heroes and stand the chance to win prizes to the value of over R40 000.

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

Forum Have your Say on Sport24's brand new Forum!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.