Absa Premiership

Chippa, Celtic share the spoils in PE

2017-09-24 18:23
Sizwe Mdinzo (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Chippa United were held to a 0-0 draw by Bloemfontein Celtic in their Premiership clash at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Sunday.

In a fixture where both teams failed to impress, it was a frustrating game of football, even for the neutrals.

The two sides failed to create adequate chances and settled for their third stalemate of the new season.

Chippa came into the fixture with a real sense of confidence after a 1-1 draw away to SuperSport United in midweek, and with a sizable crowd in attendance, there was a wave of expectancy among the locals for an attack-minded display of football.

A few odd chances were created by the Chilli Boys, who saw a Moeketsi Sekola header from a Kurt Lentjies corner smash against the crossbar just before the break.

The second-half was a scrappy affair with niggling fouls spoiling the overall flow of the game and it was only until the 87th minute where the home support had reason to get off their seats.

Former Celtic striker Lerato Manzini hit the upright from just outside the box with Patrick Tignyemb well beaten.

However, both teams settled for the draw as they remained in the bottom-half of the Premiership table.

Read more on:    chippa united  |  bloemfontein celtic  |  psl  |  soccer

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk
Breaking News

Fixtures
Saturday, 20 April 2019
Baroka FC v Mamelodi Sundowns, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:00
Tuesday, 23 April 2019
Mamelodi Sundowns v Chippa United, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 15:00
Cape Town City v Highlands Park, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
Kaizer Chiefs v Golden Arrows, FNB Stadium 19:30
Wednesday, 24 April 2019
Free State Stars v Baroka FC, Goble Park 18:00
Wits v Black Leopards, Bidvest Stadium 19:30
Maritzburg United v Orlando Pirates, Harry Gwala Stadium 19:30
AmaZulu v SuperSport United, King Zwelithini Stadium 19:30
Polokwane City v Bloemfontein Celtic, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

After slow starts to their respective 2018/19 Absa Premiership campaigns, who will finish the season ranked higher?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.