Cape Town - A thrilling end to the game saw Kaizer Chiefs emerge 2-1 winners over
SuperSport United in an Absa Premiership clash at Cape Town Stadium on
Amakhosi attacker William Twala struck home with one minute of regulation
time remaining following goals from George Maluleka and Jeremy Brockie for
The result moves Chiefs up to third - eight points behind Mamelodi Sundowns.
SuperSport remain 10th.
Matsatsantsa were the better side in the early exchanges and should've
capitalized on a catalogue of set-piece chances in the opening fifteen
The best of those falling to Clayton Daniels who raced to the near post, but
failed to hit the target with his towering effort.
Having hit the upright in the first-half, Maluleka found the back of the net
for the second game in succession. The former SuperSport midfielder on hand to
tap in from close range following good work by Siphiwe Tshabalala in 73rd
Ronwen Williams denied Chiefs a second soon after, the Bafana Bafana
goalkeeper with a top save to keep out Lucky Baloyi's stinging effort.
The stop proved pivotal as Brockie leveled matters with six minutes of
regulation time remaining. Tsepo Masilela's woeful clearance fell favourable
for the New Zealand striker who rifled home.
Steve Komphela's troops though would have the final say as Twala pounced on
a long throw in the 89th minute to secure all three points for the hosts.
SuperSport have now lost two, drawn one and won but a single game since
Stuart Baxter's appointment.