Cape Town - Cape Town City returned to winning ways as they thrashed
AmaZulu 3-0 in Saturday's Premiership encounter at Cape Town Stadium.
City raced into a well-deserved 2-0 lead before half-time in
the Mother City on home soil.
They completed a much needed victory in the second stanza as
Thabo Nodada got a later goal in the contest.
City raced out of the blocks and took the lead inside the
first three minutes as Taariq Fielies took advantage after poor goalkeeping
from Siyabonga Mbatha.
When he spilled Ayanda Patosi's free-kick, Fielies was on
hand to poke home in the early exchanges.
Usuthu tried to respond when Emiliano Tade headed wide not
With that said, he had to be sharp to deny both Patosi and
the lively Surprise Ralani.
However, Benni McCarthy's men made it 2-0 in the 32nd minute
as Siphelele Mthembu met Ralani's excellent delivery to convert home.
In the second stanza, striker Bonginkosi Ntuli nearly pulled
one back but keeper Peter Leeuwenburgh pushed aside the strike for a corner.
Nonetheless, the Citizens were largely on top and secured a
comfortable victory when Nodada scored after good build-up play.
The result sees City move up the standings while the outfit
from Durban are in last position.