Cape Town - Struggling champions Bidvest Wits recorded only their third win in the league this season with a 2-0 victory over SuperSport United at the Bidvest Stadium on Wednesday.
As it happened: Wits v SuperSport United
The result sees Wits moving above Ajax Cape Town and into 15th spot - one point behind Platinum Stars.
The Clever Boys were nearly in
front in the fourth minute when Lehlohonolo Majoro's header was saved by
Reyaad Pieterse before he struck the upright on the rebound.
Majoro had another effort blocked before the Braamfontein-side
deservedly opened the scoring through Bongani Khumalo, the former
SuperSport United defender finishing brilliantly on the half volley
after Thulani Hlatshwayo's nod down from a corner kick in the 16th
A shell-shocked Matsatsansta found
themselves further behind just three minutes later when James Keene
muscled his way into the box and scored with a powerfully-struck shot
from a very tight angle.
The Students continued on the offensive and could have had more goals
if Majoro had not headed over, while Pietersen made an excellent stop
with his feet to keep out Khumalo.
The action was to subside in the periods both before and after half-time as neither goalkeeper was tested.
Indeed, with the Clever Boys desperate for victory and happy to sit
back and defend their lead, an off-form Matsatsantsa could find no way
back into the game as their winless run in the league was extended to