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As it happened: Kaizer Chiefs v Free State Stars

2014-12-16 10:30
Last Updated at 09:55
16 Dec 19:55
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16 Dec 19:51


That's 17 games unbeaten for Chiefs, will they remain unbeaten in 2014?

16 Dec 19:50


Kaizer Chiefs 2 - 1 Free State Stars

16 Dec 19:48
90'+2 - Chiefs substitution.  Lebese is replaced by Gould.
16 Dec 19:47
90' +1 - There will be three minutes of added time for Stars to find a goal. 
16 Dec 19:45
88' - Venter with a shot for Stars, blocked by Mashamaite again, how may times has he done that today.  
16 Dec 19:42
85' - Chiefs substitution.  Nkhatha is replaced by Mthembu.
16 Dec 19:41
84' - A mistake in the Chiefs defence from a Stars corner kick.  Mathoho and Khuzwayo go for the same ball.  Mathoho manages to head the ball into his own net.  Stars are back in this!
16 Dec 19:39
16 Dec 19:39
81' - Stars substitution. Mdluli  is replaced by Henyekane.
16 Dec 19:35
77' - Chiefs could have had a third, a brilliant 40 metre pass by Nkhatha finds Tshabalala unmarked in the box, but his first touch lets him down and he loses control.
16 Dec 19:31
74' - A free kick to Stars on the right hand side of the big box after Letsholonyane fouled Abraw.  Nothing comes from it however.
16 Dec 19:29
72' - A yellow card to Tlhone for a terrible tackle on Lebese.
16 Dec 19:27
71' - Stars laying siege to the Chiefs goal forcing Khuzwayo into two fine saves.
16 Dec 19:26
67' Tshabalala has replaced Nkosi for Chiefs.
16 Dec 19:24
67' - Tshabalala with a ripper of a left footed volley but Verbauwhede does brilliantly to save.
16 Dec 19:18
61'  - Abraw now with a shot for Stars, they are not giving up.  Palmed away by Khuzwayo in the Chiefs goal.
16 Dec 19:15
59' - Mdluli with a long range effort for Free State Stars, well over the bar.
16 Dec 19:10
52' - Nkosi scores for Chiefs in just his second PSL appearance of the season.  This time it is Nkhatha who is the provider. He received the ball in the box on the left, and put in a pinpoint pass to the feet of Nkosi who slides the ball into the back of the net.  Another great goal by Chiefs.
16 Dec 19:08
16 Dec 19:08
51' - What a block from Mashamaite after Stars work some space for Mdluli.
16 Dec 19:06
50' - Nkosi is down for Chiefs, he is taken from the field.
16 Dec 19:05
48' - First chance of the half to Chiefs and they should have probably scored.  Great work by Letsholonyane down the right, he looks for Nkhatha but the Stars defence clear only as far as Masilela in acres of space, but he blasts over!  He should have hit the target.
16 Dec 19:01


16 Dec 18:55


Polokwane City 1 - 5 University of Pretoria

16 Dec 18:53


Chiefs                                 Stars

3            Shots on target       1

1            Shots off target       2

6                Corners               3

1               Offsides               2

1                Fouls                  1

0                Yellows               1

16 Dec 18:48


Kaizer Chiefs 1 - 0 Free State Stars

Nkhatha 35'

16 Dec 18:46
44' - Khuzwayo tested again, and he again pushes away, didn't look comfortable there did the Chiefs keeper... is it because of a certain Khune who is back from injury and on the bench for Chiefs today?
16 Dec 18:44
43' - Stars have a few chances in the Chiefs half, they only have one in the box however, so not much to aim for and the Chief defence is clearing everything.
16 Dec 18:40
40' - Chiefs with 64% of the possession so far this half.
16 Dec 18:40
39' - Chiefs piling on the pressure, a ball over the top to Nkhatha, he hits it first time, but he angle is to tight and it goes into the side netting.
16 Dec 18:38
37' - Free kick in a good area for Stars. Around 30m out and straight in front.  It is blasted over however.
16 Dec 18:37
35' - Oh how he has deserved that!  No one is booing now!  Nkhatha has his goal.  A positioned himself a metre or two in front of the keeper, a header was steered towards goal by Mashamaite and Nkhatha with his back to goal, just flicked the ball and deflected it past the keeper!  Great finish and awareness from the big Chiefs striker!
16 Dec 18:35
16 Dec 18:34
34' - Another corner to Chiefs, can they take advantage.
16 Dec 18:33
32' - Stars now with their first shot on goal, Mabunda from range, but Khuzwayo punches away.  That was moving through the air, he saw it very late.
16 Dec 18:32
31' - A period of pressure from Chiefs, they have a corner. They steer a header well wide of goal.
16 Dec 18:30
29' - What a save by Verbauwhede.  A brilliant header from Nkhatha but the goal keeper gets down quickly to save.  What must the big striker do to score?  
16 Dec 18:28
26' - A cross from the left causes some problems in the Chiefs defence but Letsholonyane tracks back from midfield to save his defenders some embarrassment and clears. 
16 Dec 18:25
24' - Nkhatha heads a long ball into the path his striking partner, Parker who scuffs his shot straight at Verbauwhede in the Free State Stars goal.  The teams remained locked at 0-0.
16 Dec 18:24
23' - Masilela swings a left footed cross, it almost finds Lebese but defended well by Stars, appeals from the Chiefs players for handball it would seem.  Nothing given.
16 Dec 18:22
20' - Free kick to Chiefs after Mashego climbs all over Nkhatha.  Verbauwhede is forced into a save a header is directed at goal.  Still 0-0. 
16 Dec 18:20
20' - A quarter of the match gone, conditions not making this easy for either team.
16 Dec 18:16
14' - Free State Stars attack quickly after breaking up a Chiefs attack, Mashamaite stops the attack in its tracks, but its a foul.  Stars don't utilize the opportunity at all and Chiefs clear easily.  Still 0-0 here at Peter Mokaba Stadium.
16 Dec 18:13
12' - Free State Stars do well down the right with some great inter passing, the ball is taken to the byline and Masilela does well for Chiefs in defence, forcing a goal kick.
16 Dec 18:11
10' - Free State Stars struggle to defend the corner and its Bukenya who receives the ball on the left just on the edge of the area, he shoots, just wide!
  • Bokang Thlone fouled by Siphelele Mthembu, the ref awards a free kick. Ovidy Karuru comes on in place of George Lebese. Free kick taken by Glenn Verbauwhede.

  • 88'

    Corner taken by Richard Henyekane from the left by-line. Tefu Mashamaite manages to make a clearance.

  • 83'

    Headed own goal by Erick Mathoho. Kaizer Chiefs 2-1 Free State Stars.

  • 84'

    (Kaizer Chiefs) makes a substitution, with Siphelele Mthembu coming on for Kingston Nkhatha.

  • 85'

    Corner taken by Richard Henyekane.

  • 82'

    Sydney Masana comes on in place of Camaldine Abraw.

  • 83'

    Corner taken by Danny Venter.

  • 80'

    Richard Henyekane replaces Moffat Mdluli.

  • 81'

    Corner taken by Tiyani Mabunda. Clearance made by Kingston Nkhatha.

  • 75'

    Corner taken by Danny Venter. Siboniso Gaxa makes a clearance.

  • 71'

    Bokang Thlone gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on George Lebese. Siphiwe Tshabalala takes the free kick. The referee cautions Daniel Cardoso for dissent.

  • 70'

    Reneilwe Letsholonyane concedes a free kick for a foul on Paulos Masehe. Free kick taken by Paulos Masehe.

  • 65'

    Siphiwe Tshabalala joins the action as a substitute, replacing Siyabonga Nkosi.

  • 58'

    Moffat Mdluli takes a shot.

  • 60'

    Camaldine Abraw takes a shot. Nhlanhla Khuzwayo parries the ball away.

  • 51'

    Siyabonga Nkosi scores with a right foot finish. Kaizer Chiefs 2-0 Free State Stars.Assist by Kingston Nkhatha.

  • 51'

    Corner from the left by-line taken by Tiyani Mabunda. Nhlanhla Khuzwayo catches the ball.

  • 46'

    Tsepo Masilela takes a shot.

  • 48'

    Siyabonga Nkosi is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Glenn Verbauwhede takes the free kick.

  • 45'

    The second half has started.

  • Corner from the right by-line taken by Tiyani Mabunda.

  • 44'

    Danny Venter takes a shot. Nhlanhla Khuzwayo turns it away with a finger tip save.

  • 44'

    Corner taken by Danny Venter from the right by-line.

  • 45'

    The ref blows to end the first period.

  • 43'

    Paulos Masehe takes a shot.

  • 43'

    The referee blows for offside against Kingston Nkhatha. Katlego Mashego restarts play with the free kick.

  • 41'

    The referee blows for offside against Camaldine Abraw. Nhlanhla Khuzwayo restarts play with the free kick.

  • 33'

    Corner from the right by-line taken by George Lebese. Kingston Nkhatha scores. Kaizer Chiefs 1-0 Free State Stars.Tefu Mashamaite provided the assist for the goal.

  • 28'

    Siyabonga Nkosi sends in a cross. Kingston Nkhatha takes a shot. Glenn Verbauwhede turns it away with a diving stop.

  • 29'

    Corner taken by Bernard Parker from the left by-line.

  • 24'

    Bernard Parker takes a shot. Glenn Verbauwhede catches the ball.

  • 22'

    The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Tsepo Masilela.

  • 20'

    Corner from the right by-line taken by George Lebese.

  • 13'

    Danny Venter fouled by Tefu Mashamaite, the ref awards a free kick. Srike on goal from Danny Venter hits the wall from the free kick.

  • 9'

    Corner taken by George Lebese from the right by-line. Moeketsi Sekola manages to make a clearance.

  • 5'

    Corner from the left by-line taken by Bernard Parker. Paulos Masehe makes a clearance.

  • 4'

    Corner taken by Danny Venter from the right by-line. Clearance by Tefu Mashamaite.

  • 5'

    Tiyani Mabunda challenges Bernard Parker unfairly and gives away a free kick. Tiyani Mabunda is shown a yellow card. Free kick taken by Reneilwe Letsholonyane.

  • 0'

    The referee gets the match started.

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Kaizer Chiefs Free State Stars
  • 2 Goals 1
    • 35' Nkhatha
    • 52' Nkosi
    • 84' Mathoho
  • 0 Yellow Cards 2
    • 6' Mabunda
    • 73' Tlhone
  • 0 Red Cards 0
Team Line-ups
  • Erick Mathoho
  • Siboniso Gaxa
  • Reneilwe Letsholonyane
  • Kingston Nkhatha
  • Siyabonga Nkosi
  • Nhlanhla Khuzwayo
  • George Lebese
  • Tefu Mashamaite
  • Tsepo Masilela
  • Bernard Parker
  • Ivan Bukenya
  • 3
  • 5
  • 6
  • 8
  • 10
  • 16
  • 17
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 30
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 8
  • 13
  • 18
  • 20
  • 22
  • 23
  • 24
  • 30
  • Daniel Cardoso
  • Moffat Mdluli
  • Paulos Masehe
  • Danny Venter
  • Tiyani Mabunda
  • Robert Sankara
  • Katlego Mashego
  • Camaldine Abraw
  • Moeketsi Sekola
  • Bokang Tlhone
  • Glenn Verbauwhede
  • Josta Dladla
  • Siphiwe Tshabalala
  • Siphelele Mthembu
  • Mandla Masango
  • Lorenzo Gordinho
  • Ovidy Karuru
  • Itumeleng Khune
  • 9
  • 14
  • 20
  • 22
  • 26
  • 29
  • 32
  • 14
  • 17
  • 21
  • 31
  • 33
  • 83
  • Sibusiso Mthethwa
  • Tumelo Letuka
  • Sydney Masana
  • Johnny Mathole
  • Bafana Kali
  • Richard Henyekane

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