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As it happened: Kaizer Chiefs v Bloem Celtic

2014-08-19 19:00
LIVE and interactive commentary from the PSL clash between Kaizer Chiefs and Bloemfontein Celtic at FNB Stadium.
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20 Aug 07:53
19 Aug 21:37

Match Report

Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter believed Celtic were well prepared for the game as they defended and attacked equally well. A stubborn Celtic side kept Khosi at bay till the 79th minute.

Masango looks the real deal as he dealt with a pinpoint cross from Lebese and a low shot from the young forward to edge it from the the Free State club.

Ernst Middendorp was completely dissatisfied with some of the referees calls and the way his team played.

All round it was a game of different halves. PSL needs more goals and more attacking flare. 

19 Aug 21:32


Kaizer Chiefs (Masango) 1-0 Bloemfontein Celtic 

Polokwane City (Mobara - own goal) 1-2 Ajax Cape Town (Nkoana, Morris)

19 Aug 21:26


Chiefs 1-0 Celtic

19 Aug 21:24
90' Last corner of the match as Ritchie takes it and defenders clear it. Celtic player with a long range pass back to Ritchie but offside.
19 Aug 21:20
90'+ Lebese comes off for Bukenya.
19 Aug 21:20
Three minutes of added time.
19 Aug 21:19
90' Celtic looking for the equaliser as they pushing all their players forward.
19 Aug 21:15
Five minutes left of the encounter. Chiefs opening up and wanting to go in for the kill
19 Aug 21:14
And just before the goal Celtic Mogapi came on for Nyatama.
19 Aug 21:12
Lebese with with the supply and a neat finish from the forward.
19 Aug 21:09
Mandla Masango gets his FOURTH goal of the PSL season. Get in boy. The striker has been on form.
19 Aug 21:08
79' Goal!!!
19 Aug 21:06
76' Celtic would be happy if they came away with a draw.
19 Aug 21:05
74' Fans seem very frustrated with the goalless fixture so far. As for the players, they are in the same position of frustration. 
19 Aug 21:01
71' Also Mthembu (IN) and Nkhatha (OUT)
19 Aug 21:00
71' Gaxa replaced by Moleko in Chiefs’ first change.
19 Aug 20:57
67' Finishing has been poor tonight. 
19 Aug 20:47
57' A very contrast game to the first half. Lovely attacking football.
19 Aug 20:46
56' And Celtic has answered the few questions of attack posed by Chiefs with some great offensive work.
19 Aug 20:45
53' Substitution on for Celtic: Lakay and Lamola on for Mogorosi and Cloete.
19 Aug 20:41
51' Lebese challenge and gets a free-kick. Former Khosi player Ritchie receives a yellow for tackle.
19 Aug 20:39
50' Chiefs looking comfortable on attack, something that was surely missing from the first 45 minutes.
19 Aug 20:37
47' Much brighter start from Chiefs. Yeye pushing forward nicely...
19 Aug 20:35
Second-Half begins...
19 Aug 20:34

Teams are back out... 

Can we have goals?

19 Aug 20:33


Kaizer Chiefs 0-0 Bloemfontein Celtic 

Polokwane City 0-2 Ajax Cape Town 

19 Aug 20:28

First Half thoughts...

Celtic are keeping Kaizer Chiefs at bay and the men in green playing from the counter attack.

Nkhatha had a few decent chances to put Amakhosi ahead but the striker seems to not have his scoring boots on if he ever does find them, the second half is in need of a goal.

19 Aug 20:19


Kaizer Chiefs 0-0 Bloemfontein Celtic

19 Aug 20:18
We're headed for a goalless first half as it seems...
19 Aug 20:17
45' Maluleka fires wide of the mark.
19 Aug 20:11
39'  Nkhatha through on goal, but Fransman with a textbook challenge and steals the ball
19 Aug 20:08
35' Fransman receives a yellow card for for his dangerous tackl on Nkhatha.
19 Aug 20:02
31' Still 0-0 at the FNB stadium.
19 Aug 19:57
23' Khune comes rushing out to deny Mhango as the striker is yet involved for Celtic.
19 Aug 19:51
20' Chiefs finally opening up Celtic a bit more as time goes on. Gaxa pushing further down the right flank as support is needed in attack.
19 Aug 19:44
13' Ritchie gives a corner away but Celtic's goalkeeper Tignyemb saves a really poor attempt at a corner.
19 Aug 19:44
12' Chiefs still trying to break Celtic's defence.
19 Aug 19:42
9' Khune makes a fantastic save as Mhango bolts one straight for Khune's right top corner
19 Aug 19:37
3' Amakhosi knocking the ball around swiftly after an edgy start.
19 Aug 19:35
2' Anxious moment as Khune nearly slips while turning on the ball, but he recovers.
19 Aug 19:32


And its kick off... First half is under way.

19 Aug 19:31


Hands have been shaken or in this case, fist bumps - now time for my prediction. Who do you think will edge this encounter?

Kaizer Chiefs are fresh from 2-0 win over Platinum Stars and Bloemfontein has had two hard earned draws.

However, Chiefs are looking fresh and hungry for silverware and me thinks they will continue their rise as George Maluleka, Yeye and Masango head their attack force.

2-1 to Amakhosi

19 Aug 19:28
Both teams are coming out of the tunnel at a fresh looking FNB Stadium and a number of fans can be seen
19 Aug 19:25


Kaizer Chiefs: Khune, Gaxa, Mathoho, Mashamaite, Masilela, Lebese, Katsande, Letsholonyane, Maluleka, Masango, Nkhatha 

Bloemfontein Celtic: Tignyemb, Fransman, Ndengane, Cloete, Mzava, Letlabika, Bilankulu, Mogorosi, Nyatama, Ritchie, Mhango

19 Aug 09:26


Polokwane City v Ajax Cape Town  Peter Mokaba Stadium, kick-off is scheduled for 19:30

19 Aug 09:26
Kick-Off is 19:30 sharp! Can Stuart Baxter's charges continue their winning streak?
19 Aug 09:26


LIVE and interactive commentary from the PSL clash between Kaizer Chiefs and Bloemfontein Celtic at FNB Stadium.

19 Aug 09:26


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