PSL

Brockie denies Martizburg win

2016-01-11 07:17
Jeremy Brockie (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - A transformed and confident Maritzburg United made a positive start to life under new coach Ernst Middendorp, despite being held to a 2-2 draw by SuperSport United in their Absa Premiership clash at Peter Mokaba Stadium on Sunday.

Maritzburg deserved to walk away with the three points as they were better team and created better chances than the home side in search for the second win of the league campaign.

The game soon burst into life after only eight minutes when a cross on the left-hand side by Kurt Lentjies was met by the outstretched right boot of Mondli Cele.

But SuperSport hit back with an attempted shot from Thato Mokeke, which Tawfeeq Salie parried away for a corner.

Maritzburg started the second-half by throwing caution to the wind and should have had a second when Evans Rusike evaded two defenders by cutting inside and delivering a pin-point ball for Deolin Mekoa to slot home. Unfortunately the goal wrongly ruled to be offside.

There was further heartbreak for visitors when Daniels levelled 70th minute, heading in a David Mathebula corner.

Kwanda Mngonyama re-established the lead for Maritzburg five minutes later by rifling past Ronwen Williams after a corner was not cleared.

However, it was Jeremy Brockie headed in for a share of the spoils with less than two minutes to play.

NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
28 February 2017
Mamelodi Sundowns v Chippa United, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 19:30
03 March 2017
Cape Town City FC v Mamelodi Sundowns, Athlone Stadium 20:00
Wits v Bloemfontein Celtic, Bidvest Stadium 20:00
Platinum Stars v Chippa United, Royal Bafokeng Stadium 20:00
04 March 2017
Kaizer Chiefs v Orlando Pirates, FNB Stadium 15:30
Golden Arrows v Maritzburg United, Chatsworth Stadium 18:00
SuperSport United v Ajax Cape Town, Lucas Moripe Stadium 20:15
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Who will claim the Premier League title at the end of the 2016/17 season?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

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

SuperBru Super Rugby challenge

Enter and challenge Sport24's staff!

Featured

With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

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.