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2017/04/12 | 19:30 |  South African PSL | Dr. Molemela Stadium,  |  Full Time
Absa Premiership

As it happened: Bloem Celtic 0-2 Kaizer Chiefs

2017-04-12 21:30
Last Updated at 10:08
12 Apr 14:38
Celtic are unbeaten in their last three league matches and held champions Mamelodi Sundowns 0-0 away on April 5.
12 Apr 14:39
The Bloemfontein side has claimed nine points from 11 home matches this season.Phunya Sele Sele are placed 11th on the Absa Premiership log with 23 points from 22 matches.
12 Apr 14:39
Chiefs extended their unbeaten run in the league to 10 matches with a 2-1 home win over Mamelodi Sundowns on April 1.
12 Apr 14:39
The Soweto side has claimed 15 points from 10 away matches this season.The Amakhosi are placed third on the Absa Premiership log with 39 points from 22 matches.
12 Apr 14:39
In head-to-head stats, Celtic and Chiefs have met in 58 league matches since 1985.
12 Apr 14:39
The Amakhosi have claimed 32 wins compared to 10 for Phunya Sele Sele, while 16 matches have been drawn.
12 Apr 14:39
Celtic have won eight of their 28 home league matches against Chiefs, suffering nine defeats in the process.
12 Apr 14:40
When the teams met earlier this season, they played to a goalless draw in Soweto. 
12 Apr 14:40
Celtic have not scored against Chiefs in the league since a 2-2 draw back in 2010/11.
12 Apr 19:20

Celtic XI: Tignyemb, Dube, Rikhotso, Ndengane, Mxoyana, Lakay, Nyatama, Letlabika, Hotto, Phalane, Mabasa.

Subs: Mtshali, Mahlasela, Sibanda, Zuma, Maruping, Mvula, Abdoul.

12 Apr 19:20

Chiefs XI: Khune, Mphahlele, Gordinho, Mathoho, Masilela, Maluleka, Katsande, Molangoane, Chirambadare, Tshabalala, Parker.

Subs: Bvuma, Cardoso, Moleko, Ekstein, Buchanan, Twala, Paez.

12 Apr 19:24
12 Apr 19:32


First half is underway and the crowd is already vocal. It's the only way it is at a Celtic-Chiefs game.

12 Apr 19:41

Who will draw first blood?

Chiefs are looking desperately for three points to stay in the title race

12 Apr 19:42

4' FOUL!

Nyatama gives a way a free kick for a silly challenge on Tshabalala.

12 Apr 19:44

7' Sticky game here as Celtic look the more likely to score but only if they use there possession and create attacking play.

12 Apr 19:45
12 Apr 19:47

Maluleka scores with a brilliant left foot finish.

Chiefs in a commanding role now after Celtic put so much pressure on them in the opening moments of the match.

12 Apr 20:01

15' Katsande brings down Ndengane and Celtic receives a free kick.

Celtic now looking to equalise after Maluleka's goal gave Chiefs the lead.

12 Apr 20:02
Yellow card issued to Katsande
12 Apr 20:03
20' Celtic 0-1 Chiefs
12 Apr 20:04

22' Midfield battle is very congested as Lakay fouls Masilela on the left flank.

Celtic have to find proper gaps on the field of play. 

12 Apr 20:06
26' CHANCE! Mxoyana is put into space with a through ball only to be flagged offside by the assistant referee.
12 Apr 20:14

27' Celtic being more effective on attack as Chiefs players are putting in challenges to slow them down.

Foul by Chirambadare on Dube.

12 Apr 20:16


Tignyemb can breath a sigh of relief as Shabba's poor first touch lets him down as the ball goes past the keeper for a goalkick

12 Apr 20:17


That shot by Lakay has Khune screaming at his defence. The winger's shot almost slid into the bottom right corner. Great work by Celtic so far as they putting Chiefs defence to the test. 

12 Apr 20:18
40' Celtic 01 Chiefs
12 Apr 20:19
42' Celtic's home form has not looked great and a win tonight could give the club a huge lift but it seems unlikely as all their chance's are not looking threatening enough.
12 Apr 20:20


Celtic would need more energy and a replacement should be made especially in midfield. 

Get Chiefs' fullbacks busy chasing

12 Apr 20:35
45' Second half is underway!
12 Apr 20:42
47' Phalane takes a strike at goal only to see his effort thrash into the side netting.
12 Apr 20:45


Katsande connects the ball on target only for Tignyemb to get a hand on it...

12 Apr 20:48
56'  Paez gets a chance to take to the field in replace of Chirambadare.
12 Apr 20:52
In the meantime Celtic also pulled some strings as Razak comes on for Mabaso.
12 Apr 20:56
58' Mathoho takes a shot after a corner taken by Maluleka falls into his path but Rikhotso is close by to pull off a block.
12 Apr 20:58
60' Celtic 0-1 Chiefs
12 Apr 21:04
12 Apr 21:05
70' Celtic 0 -  2 Chiefs
12 Apr 21:10
73' Lakay gets into a tussle with Maluleka and the gives a free kick to the Chiefs goalscorer this evening. 
12 Apr 21:10


Parker finds a bit of space and receives the ball only to be called offside by theflagsman.

12 Apr 21:13
79' Molangoane is off for as Twala replaces him.
12 Apr 21:13
80' All the Chiefs players are coming together to defend as Bernard Parker gives away a free kick for a challenge on Phalane.
12 Apr 21:15
81' Celtic make a move from the substitutes bench as Moeketsi Mvula on for Rikhotso.
12 Apr 21:16
83' Chiefs now pulls the trigger off the bench as the hardworking Parker comes on for Ekstein.
12 Apr 21:23


Katsande puts in a tackle on Fiston Abduol Razak. 

Lakay is given the chance to have a strike on goal.

12 Apr 21:23
90' FOUR minutes of additional minutes added on
  • 90'

    The game is over, as the referee blows the whistle.

  • 85'

    Unfair challenge on Fiston Abduol Razak by Willard Katsande results in a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Lyle Lakay from the free kick.

  • 82'

    The referee shows Bernard Parker a yellow card for dissent.

  • 82'

    Bernard Parker booked.

  • 82'

    Hendrick Ekstein is brought on as a substitute for Bernard Parker.

  • 81'

    Moeketsi Mvula on for Mbhazima Rikhotso.

  • 79'

    Bernard Parker gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lantshene Phalane. Lantshene Phalane takes the free kick.

  • 78'

    Joseph Molangoane leaves the field to be replaced by William Twala.

  • 75'

    Bernard Parker is ruled offside. Mbhazima Rikhotso takes the free kick.

  • 75'

    Alfred Ndengane gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joseph Molangoane. George Maluleka restarts play with the free kick.

  • 73'

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Lyle Lakay on George Maluleka. Free kick taken by Willard Katsande.

  • 69'

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Willard Katsande on Mthokozisi Dube. Lantshene Phalane takes the free kick.

  • 67'

    Gustavo Paez scores with a right foot finish. Bloem Celtic 0-2 Kaizer Chiefs.Assist by Ramahlwe Mphahlele.

  • 66'

    Kabelo Mahlasela joins the action as a substitute, replacing Deon Hotto.

  • 60'

    Corner taken by Lantshene Phalane from the right by-line. Itumeleng Khune catches the ball.

  • 58'

    Corner taken by George Maluleka from the left by-line. Erick Mathoho takes a shot. Blocked by Mbhazima Rikhotso.

  • 58'

    Corner taken by George Maluleka from the left by-line. Clearance by Lantshene Phalane.

  • 58'

    The ball is sent over by Joseph Molangoane.

  • 57'

    Unfair challenge on Musa Nyatama by Tsepo Masilela results in a free kick. Patrick Tignyemb restarts play with the free kick.

  • 55'

    Gustavo Paez is brought on as a substitute for Edmore Chirambadare. Fiston Abduol Razak is brought on as a substitute for Tshegofatso Mabasa.

  • 51'

    Corner from the right by-line taken by Siphiwe Tshabalala. Willard Katsande takes a shot. Patrick Tignyemb catches the ball.

  • 50'

    Corner taken by Siphiwe Tshabalala.

  • 46'

    Lantshene Phalane takes a shot and went wide left of the net.

  • 45'

    The referee gets the second half started.

  • 45'

    The whistle is blown to end the first half.

  • 45'

    Ramahlwe Mphahlele fouled by Lyle Lakay, the ref awards a free kick.

  • 38'

    Musa Nyatama takes a shot. Fine finger tip save by Itumeleng Khune.Corner taken by Deon Hotto. Lantshene Phalane takes a shot. Itumeleng Khune safely holds on.

  • 44'

    The ball is swung over by Tsepo Masilela and goes out.

  • 41'

    Deon Hotto concedes a free kick for a foul on Ramahlwe Mphahlele. Free kick taken by Itumeleng Khune.

  • 37'

    Lyle Lakay takes a shot and missed to the right of the net.

  • 35'

    Foul by Alfred Ndengane on Siphiwe Tshabalala, free kick awarded. Erick Mathoho takes the free kick.

  • 34'

    The ball is crossed by Edmore Chirambadare.

  • 32'

    Willard Katsande fouled by Deon Hotto, the ref awards a free kick. Erick Mathoho restarts play with the free kick.

  • 29'

    Corner taken by Lyle Lakay from the right by-line. Clearance made by Willard Katsande.

  • 29'

    Deon Hotto crosses the ball.

  • 27'

    Foul by Edmore Chirambadare on Mthokozisi Dube, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by Lantshene Phalane restarts the game.

  • 26'

    Sibusiso Mxoyana is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Erick Mathoho takes the free kick.

  • 25'

    Sibusiso Mxoyana challenges Joseph Molangoane unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sibusiso Mxoyana is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Willard Katsande crosses the ball in from the free kick. Mbhazima Rikhotso makes a clearance.

  • 25'

    Joseph Molangoane fouled by Sibusiso Mxoyana, the ref awards a free kick. Sibusiso Mxoyana is shown a yellow card. Willard Katsande takes the free kick.

  • 22'

    Lyle Lakay concedes a free kick for a foul on Tsepo Masilela. Siphiwe Tshabalala takes the free kick.

  • 18'

    Joseph Molangoane fouled by Sibusiso Mxoyana, the ref awards a free kick. Joseph Molangoane takes the free kick.

  • 16'

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Willard Katsande on Alfred Ndengane. Willard Katsande is cautioned. Free kick taken by Wandisile Letlabika.

  • 11'

    George Maluleka scores with a left foot finish. Bloem Celtic 0-1 Kaizer Chiefs.The assist for the goal came from Edmore Chirambadare.

  • 6'

    Erick Mathoho fouled by Sibusiso Mxoyana, the ref awards a free kick. Shot comes in from Siphiwe Tshabalala from the free kick that goes wide of the left-hand upright.

  • 3'

    Musa Nyatama concedes a free kick for a foul on Siphiwe Tshabalala. Willard Katsande restarts play with the free kick.

  • 3'

    The assistant referee signals for offside against Edmore Chirambadare. Sibusiso Mxoyana restarts play with the free kick.

  • 0'

    The referee gets the game underway.

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Bloemfontein Celtic Kaizer Chiefs
  • 0 Goals 2
    • 11' George Maluleka
    • 67' Gustavo Paez
  • 1 Yellow Cards 2
    • 25' Sibusiso Mxoyana
    • 17' Willard Katsande
    • 82' Bernard Parker
  • 0 Red Cards 0
Team Line-ups
  • Mthokozisi Dube
  • Musa Nyatama
  • Wandisile Letlabika
  • Lyle Lakay
  • Lantshene Phalane
  • Deon Hotto
  • Tshegofatso Mabasa
  • Sibusiso Mxoyana
  • Mbhazima Rikhotso
  • Alfred Ndengane
  • Patrick Tignyemb
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 7
  • 8
  • 11
  • 17
  • 19
  • 22
  • 27
  • 30
  • 2
  • 3
  • 11
  • 12
  • 14
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 26
  • 31
  • 32
  • Ramahlwe Mphahlele
  • Erick Mathoho
  • Edmore Chirambadare
  • George Maluleka
  • Siphiwe Tshabalala
  • Joseph Molangoane
  • Tsepo Masilela
  • Bernard Parker
  • Lorenzo Joao Gordinho
  • Willard Katsande
  • Itumeleng Khune
  • Mpho Maruping
  • Dumisani Zuma
  • Kabelo Mahlasela
  • Fiston Abduol Razak
  • Nicholas Sibanda
  • Moeketsi Mvula
  • Bruce Mtshali
  • 6
  • 10
  • 12
  • 14
  • 16
  • 28
  • 32
  • 4
  • 7
  • 10
  • 18
  • 27
  • 28
  • 44
  • Daniel Cardoso
  • William Twala
  • Keagan Buchanan
  • Kgotso Moleko
  • Hendrick Ekstein
  • Gustavo Paez
  • Bruce Bvuma

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