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

What To Read Next

 

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
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
27 September 2016
Maritzburg United v Polokwane City, Harry Gwala Stadium 19:30
Highlands Park v Cape Town City, Makhulong Stadium 19:30
Orlando Pirates v Platinum Stars, Orlando Stadium 19:30
28 September 2016
Free State Stars v Kaizer Chiefs, James Motlatsi Stadium 19:30
Baroka FC v Chippa United, New Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
Golden Arrows v SuperSport United, Princess Magogo Stadium 19:30
15 October 2016
Free State Stars v Maritzburg United, James Motlatsi Stadium 15:30
Golden Arrows v Chippa United, Prince Magogo Stadium 15:30
Platinum Stars v Bloemfontein Celtic, Royal Bafokeng Stadium 15:30
Kaizer Chiefs v Ajax Cape Town, Moses Mabhida Stadium 18:00
Cape Town City v Baroka FC, Cape Town Stadium 20:15
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

When all is said and done in the 2015/16 Absa Premiership season, who will be crowned champions of South Africa?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

Big month in the world of golf as the FedEx Cup concludes on the PGA Tour, the Race to Dubai gathers steam on the European Tour and the Sunshine Tour offers local golfers the chance to bank some cash. Oh, and not forgetting the USA v Europe Ryder Cup showdown at Hazeltine!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

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