PSL

Leopards punish Maritzburg

2012-03-22 08:04
Raymond Monama (Gallo)
Durban - Black Leopards took advantage of a lacklustre performance from Maritzburg United to record a 1-0 win in an Absa Premiership match at the Harry Gwala Stadium on Wednesday night.
 
Raymond Monama scored the only goal of the match in the second half to secure maximum points for the away side.
 
United created the first chance of the match in the 13th minute when Cuthbert Malajila connected with a cross from Kurt Lentjies, but the Zimbabwean striker sent his effort wide of goal.
 
Then the visitors had a chance at the other end nine minutes later when Ramagalela received a great ball from Raymond Monama inside the penalty area, but his first touch was poor and the ball went straight into Shu-Aib Walters’ gloves.
 
Ramagalela almost opened the scoring on the stroke of half time with a powerful shot from 35-yards out, but Walters was equal to the task as he parried the ball to his left to keep the scores level at the break.
 
The opening goal finally arrived ten minutes after the break when Monama made a great run into the box to nudge the ball into the back of the net after receiving a low cross from Ramagalela, 1-0.
 
Leopards almost doubled the lead in the 69th minute when Mongezi Bobe fired a shot from outside the penalty area, but his effort went over the crossbar, while Ramagalela saw his shot saved by Walters two minutes later.
 
Ernst Middendorp's men then pushed forward for the equaliser in the closing stages, but Wayne Matle headed inches over the crossbar in the 83rd minute, while Kurt Lentjies saw his shot tipped over the crossbar in the dying moments.

Read more on:    maritzburg united  |  black leopards  |  psl  |  durban  |  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
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 

Watch: 2015 Absa Cape Epic route

The route of the 2015 Absa Cape Epic has been announced and it promises to be as challenging as ever!

 
 

Where were you when you last felt alive?

4 exercise excuses and how to beat them
Watch: Insane road bike skills!
The most extreme journey ever?
Red Bull Lionheart trail run - not for the fainthearted!
Fixtures
31 October 2014
Moroka Swallows v Platinum Stars, Dobsonville Stadium 20:00
Maritzburg United v University of Pretoria, Harry Gwala Stadium 20:00
01 November 2014
Orlando Pirates v Kaizer Chiefs, FNB Stadium 15:30
AmaZulu v Black Aces, Moses Mabhida Stadium 18:00
Mamelodi Sundowns v Free State Stars, Lucas Moripe Stadium 20:15
Polokwane City v Chippa United, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 20:15
02 November 2014
Ajax Cape Town v SuperSport United, Cape Town Stadium 15:30
Bloemfontein Celtic v Wits, Kaizer Sebothelo Stadium 15:30
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Where should Rivaldo Coetzee play his soccer next season?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Featured

Got something you'd like to get off your chest? Got a burning desire to air an opinion? If so, be sure to sign-up on Sport24's FORUM!

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.