Cape Town - Although they had a one man advantage,
Bidvest Wits were left frustrated by Polokwane City as they drew 0-0
in their Absa Premiership tie at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium on Tuesday
The result elevates Gavin Hunt's side to
second spot on the log table with four points behind Orlando Pirates who have
six points after beating Ajax Cape Town 2-1.
Although the match had a scrappy start, the
visitors kept the Citizens under pressure.
Defender Bongani Khumalo thought he found
the back of the in the 14th minute, but he was adjudged to have been in an
In the 26th minute, Rodney Ramagalela wasted
a wonderful chance to beat Keet as the Wits keeper was alert by reading the
situation well to easily collect a through ball.
Despite enjoying the ball possession, Luc
Eymael's side were reduced to a ten men when Thapelo Tshilo had a scuffle with
Frank Mhango and the referee showed him a red card.
It was 0-0 at half time.
As they chased a lead, Thobani Mncwango was
set free on the left flank and unleashed a powerful shot in the 53rd minute
only for Keet to make another save.
Gavin Hunt's men piled pressure on their
hosts and keeper George Chigova managed to stop Cuthbert Malajila from grabbing
the lead from close range in the 59th minute.
In the final 10 minutes, Hunt introduced
Sifiso Myeni for Elias Pelembe in an aim to get something out of the match, but
the Polokwane side held on for a point.
In the wake of the draw, Rise and Shine
occupying the number 10 spot on the log with one point from a draw and a loss.