Cape Town - Ajax
Cape Town returned to winning ways to move up to eighth in the Absa Premiership
standings with a 3-1 win over SuperSport United at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on
Morris, Toriq Losper and Prince Nxumalo found the back of the net for the Urban
Warriors with Kingston Nkhatha scoring for the home side.
Baxter has shaken things up come set-piece time and his methods almost reaped
success on 19 minutes, Nkhatha firing over from the edge of the area.
themselves had a trick up their sleeve from dead ball situation and
opened the scoring three minutes later from a corner-kick, Morris heading home
in what was his first start of the season following a lengthy injury lay-off.
ended the half on the front foot and after Dove Wome and Jeremy Brockie forced
Anssi Jaakkola into successive saves, Nkhatha rattled home the equaliser in
Zimbabwe striker, rejuvenated by the arrival of Stuart Baxter, hit a powerful
volley attempt past the Ajax stopper from a tight angle on the stroke of
restored the visitors’ lead 10 minutes into the second stanza, the hard-working
forward squeezing his low shot past Ronwen Williams at his near post.
increased the Urban Warriors’ advantage in the 74th minute, the former
Matsatsantsa striker beat the offside trap, running onto a precise through ball
by Travis Graham before guiding the ball into the back of the net.
pressed desperately for some consolation, but couldn't find a way past Jaakkola
in the second 45 as the Tshwane side slip to 12th on the log standings.