Kaizer Chiefs
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Black Leopards
2019-08-10 | 20:15 |  South Africa PSL | Moses Mabhida Stadium |  Full Time
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Kaizer Chiefs Black Leopards
  • 12' Eric Mathoho (Goal)
    1 Goals 0
  • 88' Dumisani Zuma
    1 Yellow Cards 1 55' Khomotso Masia
  • Red Cards
Commentary
  • 90'

    Chiefs give away a freekick on the edge of the box as Maluleka fouls Kapinga. This could be a big chance for Leopards to equalise.

  • 90'

    The fourth official indicates four minutes of additional time to be played.

  • 90'

    Here comes the freekick for Leopards... Close! Kapinga takes it, it clips off the wall and goes over the bar. Chiefs survive and hold onto their lead.

  • 90'

    Matlaba hits another attempt from long-range, but it's straight at Akpeyi and an easy save for the goalkeeper.

  • 90'

    Full time! Chiefs take the spoils in a narrow 1-0 win thanks to Eric Mathoho's second goal of the season. Leopards fought hard but didn't create many openings. Thanks for joining us for tonight's coverage.

  • 89'

    Yellow: Zuma hacks down Khutlang and goes into the referee's book.

  • 88'

    Close! Leopards have a great chance inside the box as a ball falls to Mhlongo, but Gordinho does well to make a block inside the box.

  • 87'

    Sub: Chiefs make their final substitution as Lorenzo Gordinho replaces Siphosakhe Ntiya-Ntiya.

  • 86'

    Ntiya-Ntiya is down receiving treatment for cramp for Chiefs.

  • 86'

    Close! Maluleka curls a shot towards goal and it strikes the crossbar and goes over. Chiefs still can't put the game to bed here.

  • 83'

    Sub: Kearyn Baccus replaces Bernard Parker for Kaizer Chiefs.

  • 81'

    Zuma turns well in midfield and plays a pass for Kambole on the left, but the Zambian's cross is disappointing.

  • 80'

    Score update: Chiefs 1-0 Leopards

  • 76'

    Chance for Chiefs! Manyama has a clear opening to make it 2-0 as Zuma plays him in on goal, but Mendes saved very well in goal for Leopards.

  • 75'

    Sub: Black Leopards make their final change as Thuso Phala replaces Khuliso Mudau.

  • 71'

    Zuma tries a shot for Chiefs from the edge of the box with his left foot, but it goes straight to Jonas Mendes.

  • 70'

    Close! Chiefs mount a good attack as Parker reaches Frosler's cross at the back post, but he lashes a cross-cum-shot over the bar.

  • 67'

    Sub: Lesedi Kapinga replaces Tshwarelo Bereng in Black Leopards' second change.

  • 66'

    Frosler delivers a cross from the right towards Nurkovic and the Serbian striker gets on the end of the ball, but he heads well wide under pressure.

  • 65'

    Leopards are dominating possession here, but Chiefs are defending very comfortably.

  • 65'

    Matlaba lets fly for Leopards from long-range with his left foot, but the ball goes over the bar.

  • 62'

    Sub: Black Leopards replace Lefa Hlongwane with Joseph Mhlongo in their first change of the game.

  • 60'

    Frosler makes a good dribble on the right for Chiefs and delivers a cross into the box, but it goes over all of the targets in the box.

  • 58'

    Chance! Nurkovic lays a long ball off excellently with his chest and Mathoho fires a shot narrowly wide. Very close to his second goal of the game.

  • 57'

    Yellow card! Isaac Masia is booked for Leopards for a foul on Nurkovic. He could easily have been sent off that challenge; late and with studs showing.

  • 54'

    Mathoho defends well again for Chiefs as he makes a sliding tackle on the right flank to clear the ball out of play. Leopards are enjoying lots of possession here.

  • 51'

    Manyama gives away a freekick but Mathoho rises well to head clear for Chiefs when the ball comes in. Excellent defending.

  • 50'

    A slow start to the second half here as both teams make several misplaces passes.

  • 46'

    The second half is underway.

  • 46'

    Chiefs have made a half-time change as Dumisani Zuma replaces Leonardo Castro.

  • 45'

    Malajila makes a strong challenge on Maluleka, leaving the latter in pain on the ground. Again, referee Abongile Tom decides not to issue a caution.

  • 45'

    The fourth official indicates one minute of additional time to be played.

  • 45'

    The referee blows the half time whistle. Mathoho's headed goal from Maluleka's corner separates the sides. Chiefs 1-0 Leopards.

  • 44'

    As we enter the final moments of the first half, the score is still 1-0 to Chiefs thanks to Mathoho's 12th minute goal.

  • 40'

    Leopards have an opening as a freekick falls to centre back, Masia in the box but he makes weak contact with his less-favourable foot and Akpeyi easily saves the attempt.

  • 38'

    Close! Parker plays a through-ball for Kambole, but Jonas Mendes does very well in goal for Leopards to race off his line and beat Chiefs' Zambian attacker to the ball.

  • 37'

    Chiefs create a half-chance as Frosler picks out Castro on the right and he crosses towards Nurkovic, but the ball is behind the Serbian striker and he can only divert his attempt wide.

  • 34'

    Chiefs mount an attack and Castro delivers a perfect cross from the right, but Kambole is offside and the ball hits his hand anyway.

  • 32'

    Leopards are having a good spell of possession here as Chiefs look to play on the counter attack, but the away side are not making real in-roads with their passing. Score update: Chiefs 1-0 Leopards.

  • 30'

    Pentjie Zulu plays a good pass looking for Khutlang for Leopards, but Akpeyi comes out well to claim.

  • 26'

    Chance for Leopards! Bereng makes a run from midfield onto a pass in-behind but Akpeyi comes out of his goal well to rush him into a shot from a narrow angle. The shot goes wide.

  • 23'

    Castro is next to have an attempt for Chiefs as he gets on the end of Maluleka's corner, but he heads wide under pressure.

  • 19'

    Nurkovic is chopped down by Masia on the right touchline and again, the referee decides not to issue a yellow to the Leopards man. He is being very lenient tonight.

  • 16'

    Chiefs have another attempt as Akpeyi kicks the ball long, Castro flicks on and Parker has a shot from the edge of the box blocked.

  • 12'

    GOAL FOR CHIEFS! Maluleka delivers a corner from the right Mathoho rises highest to head home. An excellent corner and header. Kaizer Chiefs 1-0 Black Leopards.

  • 11'

    Chiefs have another good attack as Manyama dribbles up the right and crosses low, but Masia clears the ball just past his own post.

  • 10'

    Khutlang makes another good burst for Leopards and Nurkovic pulls him back. That could also have been a yellow card; lucky to get away with that.

  • 10'

    Hlongwane makes a good dribble for Leopards on the left and wins a corner. When Chiefs clear, it sees Kambole run through on goal, but he shanks his left-footed effort wide of the post.

  • 6'

    It's been a high-paced start to this game. Leopards are moving the ball very well against Chiefs' midfield diamond.

  • 4'

    Leopards mount a dangerous attack though Khutlang, but Parker chops him down. He is lucky to escape a yellow card.

  • 1'

    Late change: there is news from the stadium as Daniel Akpeyi replaces Bruce Bvuma in the Kaizer Chiefs starting lineup. The reason for the late alteration is not clear.

  • 1'

    We are underway as Chiefs kick off.

  • 1'

    We have the first shot of the game as Castro finds Nurkovic with a diagonal, the latter lays off for Parker to strike, but Masia blocks very well.

  • 0'

    Hello and welcome to tonight's live coverage of Kaizer Chiefs vs. Black Leopards in the PSL from Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban. Kickoff is at 8.15pm local time.

  • 0'

    Kaizer Chiefs starting XI: Bvuma, Frosler, Mathoho, Cardoso, Ntiya-Ntiya; Parker, Maluleka, Manyama, Kambole; Nurkovic, Castro.

  • 0'

    Kaizer Chiefs subs: Akpeyi (GK), Gordinho, Mphahlele, Mashiane, Baccus, Katsande, Zuma.

  • 0'

    Black Leopards starting XI: Jonas Mendes; Matlaba, Masia, Katjiukua, P. Zulu; Mudau, Mokoena, Bereng, Khutlang; Hlongwane; Malajila.

  • 0'

    Black Leopards subs: K. Ndlovu (GK), S. Zulu, Ndawonde, Phala, Kapinga, T. Ndlovu, Mhlongo.

  • 0'

    Lidoda Duvha lost their opening match 1-0 to Polokwane City last week, and will be without their coach Lionel Soccoia for this game after he was dismissed in that match.

  • 0'

    Kaizer Chiefs are without the suspended Yagan Sasman but have Shaun Bartlett back on the bench. Their assistant coach served a two-match ban for being sent to the stands in the final league game of last season.

  • 0'

    Chiefs won their opening game 3-2 away to Highlands Park thanks to goals from Lebogang Manyama (2) and Erick Mathoho.

Team Line-ups
Kaizer Chiefs Black Leopards
  • Eric Mathoho
  • Daniel Cardoso
  • Lazarous Kambole
  • Leonardo Castro
  • Samir Nurkovic
  • George Maluleka
  • Lebogang Manyama
  • Bernard Parker
  • Siphosakhe Ntiyantiya
  • Reeve Frosler
  • Bruce Bvuma
  • 3
  • 4
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 12
  • 21
  • 25
  • 36
  • 39
  • 44
  • 0
  • 1
  • 4
  • 6
  • 8
  • 13
  • 15
  • 17
  • 25
  • 29
  • 33
  • Thivhavhudzi Ndou
  • Jonas Mendes
  • Tumelo Khutlang
  • Khuliso Mudau
  • Thabo Matlaba
  • Pentjie Zulu
  • Tshwarelo Bereng
  • Lifa Hlongwane
  • Thabiso Mokoena
  • Khomotso Masia
  • Chris Katjiukua
Substitutions
  • Daniel Akpeyi
  • Ramahlwe Mphahlele
  • Kearyn Baccus
  • Happy Mashiane
  • Lorenzo Gordinho
  • Dumisani Zuma
  • Willard Katsande
  • 0
  • 2
  • 6
  • 19
  • 26
  • 28
  • 31
  • 12
  • 14
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • 30
  • 31
  • Lesedi Kapinga
  • Thuso Phala
  • Siyabonga Zulu
  • King Ndlovu
  • Andiswa Ndawonde
  • Joseph Mhlongo
  • Themba Ndlovu

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