Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs on Saturday defeated Wits 2-1 in an
Absa Premiership clash played at Cape Town Stadium.
As it happened: Chiefs v Wits
Willard Katsande gave Chiefs an early lead in the 18th
minute, before Daine Klate levelled matters for the Clever Boys in the 33rd
Lorenzo Joao Gordinho scored the decisive goal in the 73rd
minute to secure all three points for Amakhosi at their ‘adopted home’ for the
The young defender’s second-half goal - the first of his top
flight career - was decisive and enabled Chiefs to cut the gap between
themselves and Wits to just five points, while also moving into third place on
Wits' defeat means they may not end 2015 at the summit of
the standings - they will be leapfrogged by Mamelodi Sundowns if the Brazilians
beat Orlando Pirates on Sunday.
Chiefs will be chuffed by their performance, especially
after going down to Sundowns in the Telkom Knockout final earlier in the week.
They will however be worried about an injury to forward
Bernard Parker who was forced off the pitch with a knee injury. George Maluleka
came off the bench to replace him shortly before the interval.