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Kaizer Chiefs
2016/08/23 | 19:30 |  South African PSL | Bidvest Stadium, Johannesburg |  Full Time
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As it happened: Wits v Kaizer Chiefs

2016-08-23 21:30
Last Updated at 07:28
23 Aug 21:26
That is all folks, Thank You for choosing Sport24 to catch this Absa Premiership encounter between Bidvest Wits and Kaizer Chiefs. Enjoy the rest of your evening.
23 Aug 21:24
Man of the Match goes to Gabadinho Mhango
23 Aug 21:23

FULL-TIME!

Bidvest Wits 2-1 Kaizer Chiefs 

23 Aug 21:21
93' Manqele's shot is saved by Josephs as the Wits back four falls asleep. Manqele, however, looks to recover the ball but Emmanuel Letlotlo steals the opportunity and puts his shot over the crossbar. Should have been a goal. Credit to Moeneeb Josephs. 
23 Aug 21:17
90' FOUR minutes of additional time added.
23 Aug 21:17
90' Substituted: Pelembe is replaced by Khumalo
23 Aug 21:14
The last time Wits won a home game against Kaizer Chiefs was 14 years ago in 2002.
23 Aug 21:12
87' Khune gets issued with a yellow card.
23 Aug 21:12
86' Substitution: Malajila comes on for Rogers
23 Aug 21:10

85' Can Kaizer Chiefs salvage a point off this encounter?

23 Aug 21:10
Twala delivers a searching cross into the 18th area as Gordinho dinks a header over Khune to make the score 2-1. 
23 Aug 21:08
82' GOOOAAAALLLL!!!
23 Aug 21:07
82' Komphela has one final throw at the dice as Manqele replaces Parker.
23 Aug 21:06
77' Mhango's shot goes wide with Wits just straight cruising in this opening PSL fixture against Chiefs. 
23 Aug 21:00
74' Gome puts his laces through the ball only for his effort to be booted over the crossbar.
23 Aug 20:58
72' Substitution: Maluleka comes off for Macha
23 Aug 20:57
70' Bidvest Wits 2-0 Kaizer Chiefs
23 Aug 20:55
69' Gome comes on for Klate.
23 Aug 20:54
66' Kaizer Chiefs lacking creativity in the middle of the park and runners getting onto the ball. 
23 Aug 20:51
Once again poor marking by Kaizer Chiefs as Danie Klate puts in a peach of a cross and Thulani Hlatshwayo heads the ball into the top left corner.
23 Aug 20:50
64' GOOOOAAALLLL!!
23 Aug 20:46
59' Chiefs now looking to equalise as they turn up the pressure. Twala hits a long range shot for it to be deflected off Tyson as swarm of yellow shirts look to get hold off the ball. Wits eventually clears the danger only for Twala to whip in a cross which Josephs collects. 
23 Aug 20:43
56' Substitution: Lebeses off for Letlotlo
23 Aug 20:35
47' Mphahlele looks to play the ball forward for Parker from just inside Chiefs half but the cross is too strong and bounces out for a goalkick.
23 Aug 20:31
45' Second half is underway with Chiefs getting things started.
23 Aug 20:17

HALF-TIME

Bidvest Wits 1-0 Kaizer Chiefs

23 Aug 20:15
45' A minute of additional time added.
23 Aug 20:15
44' Mhango making life difficult for Moleko and Mphahlele as he continues to dribble past them easily. This time he darts past Moleko and hits placed shot in the bottom corner only for Khune to make a save.
23 Aug 20:11
40' Chiefs really struggling with set pieces and crosses at the moment with Mphahlele putting a stop to Klates cross with a clearing header.
23 Aug 20:07
After so much pressing, Wits eventually break the deadlock with Pelembe putting his headed effort past Khune following a brilliant cross from Hlanti. 
23 Aug 20:04
34' GOOOOOOOOAAAALLLL
23 Aug 20:02
30' Bidvest Wits are solid this evening with Hlatshwayo and Buhle Mkhwanazi doing a formidable job in the centre.
23 Aug 19:56
24' Pelembe drives in a low hard cross but confusion in the box as Mhango hits it well wide following a distraction in communication with Rodgers.
23 Aug 19:53
20' Wits 0-0 Chiefs
23 Aug 19:52

19' Josephs punches a dangerous cross away and the ball goes out for a corner. 

However, nothing comes off the corner as Wits continue look to break the deadlock.

23 Aug 19:44
12' Rodgers with the first real attack on goal as Klate whips in a perfect cross, however the forward's header is just over the crossbar.
23 Aug 19:40
9' Numerous fouls from both sides so far as the tense opening emotion continue to grip hold of the players.
23 Aug 19:38
5' Very nervy first five minutes at Bidvest Stadium.
23 Aug 19:37
Four fresh faces in Wits line-up with Xola Mlambo, Thabang Monare, Eleazar Rodgers and Gabadinho Mhango.
23 Aug 19:32
2' Lebese on attack but Allie is waiting on the speedster to put the ball out for a line-out.
23 Aug 19:30
1' And kick-off is underway...
23 Aug 19:29
The Absa Premiership is back and what a way to kick-off things with such a huge fixture.
23 Aug 19:29
The teams are walking out the tunnel and will take part in the pre-match proceedings...
23 Aug 19:28
Chiefs will go into the game missing two of their most important players - Siphiwe Tshabalala and Erick Mathoho, who are both out injured, while Camaldine Abraw is out for the entire season.
 
  • 64'

    Thulani Hlatshwayo scores with a header. Bidvest Wits 2-0 Kaizer Chiefs.Assist on the goal came from Daine Klate.

  • 90'

    The referee brings the game to a close.

  • 90'

    Kgotso Moleko takes a shot.

  • 89'

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ramahlwe Mphahlele by Cuthbert Malajila. Caution for Cuthbert Malajila. Bongani Khumalo joins the action as a substitute, replacing Elias Pelembe. Ramahlwe Mphahlele takes the free kick.

  • 86'

    Booking for Itumeleng Khune.

  • 87'

    decides to take a short corner.

  • 82'

    Lorenzo Joao Gordinho scores a headed goal. Bidvest Wits 2-1 Kaizer Chiefs.William Twala provided the assist for the goal.

  • 86'

    Edward Manqele is shown a yellow card for dissent.

  • 85'

    Unfair challenge on S'fiso Hlanti by results in a free kick. Cuthbert Malajila joins the action as a substitute, replacing Eleazar Rodgers. Thulani Hlatshwayo restarts play with the free kick.

  • 84'

    The assistant referee signals for offside against . Ramahlwe Mphahlele takes the free kick.

  • 82'

    Lorenzo Joao Gordinho scores a right footed goal. Bidvest Wits 2-1 Kaizer Chiefs.The assist for the goal came from William Twala.

  • 81'

    (Kaizer Chiefs) makes a substitution, with Edward Manqele coming on for Bernard Parker.

  • 75'

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on William Twala by Nazeer Allie. William Twala restarts play with the free kick.

  • 71'

    Replaces George Maluleka.

  • 69'

    Wangu Gome challenges Lorenzo Joao Gordinho unfairly and gives away a free kick. Itumeleng Khune restarts play with the free kick.

  • 68'

    Daine Klate leaves the field to be replaced by Wangu Gome.

  • 64'

    Thulani Hlatshwayo heads the ball into the goal. Bidvest Wits 2-0 Kaizer Chiefs.Assist on the goal came from Daine Klate.

  • 63'

    Corner taken by Daine Klate from the left by-line.

  • 62'

    is ruled offside. Moeneeb Josephs takes the free kick.

  • 56'

    Joins the action as a substitute, replacing George Lebese.

  • 57'

    Xola Mlambo challenges unfairly and gives away a free kick. George Maluleka restarts play with the free kick.

  • 56'

    (Kaizer Chiefs) makes a substitution, with coming on for George Lebese.

  • 52'

    takes a shot. Itumeleng Khune safely holds on.

  • 51'

    George Maluleka is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. William Twala restarts play with the free kick.

  • 48'

    Lorenzo Joao Gordinho is adjudged to have handled the ball. Daine Klate crosses the ball in from the free kick. Lorenzo Joao Gordinho manages to make a clearance.

  • 47'

    Foul by Tsepo Masilela on Eleazar Rodgers, free kick awarded. Nazeer Allie takes the free kick.

  • 45'

    The referee gets the second half underway.

  • 45'

    Xola Mlambo challenges George Maluleka unfairly and gives away a free kick. Itumeleng Khune restarts play with the free kick.

  • 45'

    The match has reached half-time.

  • 44'

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Xola Mlambo by Bernard Parker. Moeneeb Josephs restarts play with the free kick.

  • 39'

    Short corner worked by Elias Pelembe.

  • 36'

    Corner taken by Daine Klate from the left by-line. Corner taken by Daine Klate from the left by-line.

  • 34'

    Elias Pelembe scores a headed goal. Bidvest Wits 1-0 Kaizer Chiefs.Assist on the goal came from S'fiso Hlanti.

  • 30'

    Buhle Mkhwanazi gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kgotso Moleko. Kgotso Moleko restarts play with the free kick.

  • 25'

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Xola Mlambo on George Lebese. Free kick taken by Tsepo Masilela.

  • 25'

    Thabang Monare fouled by Willard Katsande, the ref awards a free kick. Daine Klate takes the free kick.

  • 18'

    Corner from the left by-line taken by George Maluleka.

  • 12'

    Header by Eleazar Rodgers misses left.

  • 11'

    Corner taken by Daine Klate from the right by-line. Itumeleng Khune punches the ball.

  • 11'

    Corner taken by Daine Klate.

  • 9'

    Corner taken by Elias Pelembe from the left by-line. Clearance made by Bernard Parker.

  • 9'

    George Maluleka challenges unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Daine Klate.

  • 7'

    Elias Pelembe fouled by Lorenzo Joao Gordinho, the ref awards a free kick. Daine Klate restarts play with the free kick.

  • 4'

    The official flags George Lebese offside. Free kick taken by Nazeer Allie.

  • 3'

    Eleazar Rodgers is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Ramahlwe Mphahlele takes the free kick.

  • 0'

    Nazeer Allie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on George Lebese. Willard Katsande restarts play with the free kick.

  • 0'

    The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

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Bidvest Wits Kaizer Chiefs
  • 2 Goals 0
    • 34' Elias Pelembe
    • 64' Thulani Hlatshwayo
    • 82' Lorenzo Joao Gordinho
  • 1 Yellow Cards 1
    • 89' Cuthbert Malajila
    • 86' Itumeleng Khune
  • 0 Red Cards 0
Team Line-ups
  • Nazeer Allie
  • Thulani Hlatshwayo
  • Daine Klate
  • Thabang Monare
  • Eleazar Rodgers
  • Elias Pelembe
  • S'fiso Hlanti
  • Buhle Mkhwanazi
  • Moeneeb Josephs
  • Gabadinho Mhango
  • Xolani Mlambo
  • 2
  • 3
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 11
  • 13
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 19
  • 2
  • 7
  • 12
  • 17
  • 18
  • 24
  • 25
  • 26
  • 27
  • 31
  • 32
  • Ramahlwe Mphahlele
  • William Twala
  • George Maluleka
  • George Lebese
  • Kgotso Moleko
  • Tsepo Masilela
  • Bernard Parker
  • Lorenzo Joao Gordinho
  • Hendrick Ekstein
  • Willard Katsande
  • Itumeleng Khune
Substitutions
Substitutions
  • Darren Keet
  • Bongani Khumalo
  • Wangu Gome
  • Mogakolodi Ngele
  • Vincent Pule
  • Jabulani Shongwe
  • Cuthbert Malajila
  • 1
  • 4
  • 6
  • 10
  • 12
  • 22
  • 25
  • 4
  • 13
  • 16
  • 19
  • 21
  • 22
  • 35
  • Daniel Cardoso
  • Sibusiso Khumalo
  • Nhlanhla Khuzwayo
  • Lewis Macha
  • Emmanuel Letlotlo
  • Edward Manqele
  • Lucky Baloyi

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