CLOSE for Chiefs as Manyama curls a shot towards goal and it deflects just wide of the post and out for a corner.
FULL TIME! 1-1 DRAW! There were no goals in the second half as both teams struggled to create lots of good chances and the draw is a fair result.
Manyama cuts in from the left and curls a shot towards the top corner but it's off target.
SUB for Leopards as top striker Musonda heads off the pitch and Mncwango enters the action.
Chiefs are having some pressure from corners and one leads to Ntiya-Ntiya hit a long shot over the bar from about 25 yards.
This game is drifting a bit with both sets of players looking tired. Can either team get an important win?
SUB for Leopards as Lesedi Kapinga comes on to replace Robert Ng'ambi.
A corner comes in for Chiefs and Castro heads over the crossbar as he gets challenged.
Mendes makes a comfortable save for Leopards as Nurkovic gets up highest at the far stick to head towards goal from a looping Moleko cross.
SUB for the visitors Chiefs by taking off Bernard Parker and bringing on super-sub Dumisani Zuma.
The tempo of this game is much lower now as the heat takes it's toll on the players.
Chiefs have two shots inside the box in a row from Baccus and then Mathoho but both get blocked by Leopards defenders.
YELLOW card for Abubakar for a poor tackle on Ntiya-Ntiya.
CLOSE for Chiefs as a cross comes in and it deflects off Mudau and goes just wide of the Leopards goal with the goalkeeper scrambling across.
Matlaba runs forward on the right for Leopards and takes a shot with his left foot that goes sailing wide.
YELLOW card for Masia of Leopards who had caught Nurkovic with a late challenge. The referee had initially warned him but 30 seconds later he calls him backs and books him.
Chiefs kick off the second stanza and have made one change with Kearyn Baccus on for Yagan Sasman.
The fourth official raises his board and shows three extra minutes to be played.
YELLOW card for Kaizer Chiefs coach Middendorp as he stepped onto the pitch after a challenge on Mathoho.
HALF TIME! The scores are level from an early Nurkovic header and then a freekick from Ngele on the Leopards side. 1-1.
SUB on the Leopards side as Joseph Mhlongo replaces Ngele, who got injured as he tried to challenge Nurkovic in the air.
CHANCE for Leopards as Ngele strikes after a one-two inside the box but Akpeyi makes a very good save to deny him his brace. The home side are getting better and better as this game goes on.
CLOSE to a goal for Chiefs as Nurkovic gets onto another Castro flick but the goalkeeper dives at the striker's feet to smother the ball.
SIDE NETTING! Manyama runs forward from midfield and plays a one-two with Nurkovic and then shoots into the side netting. Manyama is down getting treatment after being caught as he shot.
GOAL FOR LEOPARDS! NGELE! The left footer drills a freekick into the top corner past Akpeyi who got a hand on it. Leopards 1-1 Chiefs.
YELLOW for Katsande. He brought down a Leopard player on the edge of the box in a dangerous area.
Ntiya-Ntiya is down getting treatment after challenging Matlaba from Ngele's very nice cross on the left.
Ngele now runs forward onto Zulu's pass but Katsande makes a brilliant saving tackle in the box for Chiefs. Thus far, Leopards have more possession but some good tackles have stopped turning that into chances.
The players are having a drinks break now in the very hot weather conditions.
OFFSIDE as Ng'ambi makes a run forward for Leopards from a Bereng through ball but the flag goes up incorrectly.
Nurkovic shoots again but wide of goal. Chiefs had gone long from the back and Castro flicked on the ball. He now needs treatment after that challenge.
Leopards attack and Musonda flicks a pass for Mudau but Mathoho comes across to tackle strongly. There is a penalty appeal but there is nothing doing.
GOAL FOR CHIEFS! NURKOVIC! Manyama swings in the corner and Chiefs' number nine beats Gyimah to the ball and scores. Leopards 0-1 Chiefs.
Manyama strikes the set piece but the wall blocks it away to save Leopards.
Castro strikes inside the box but his shot is blocked, then Parker fires a shot and Ngambi is blown for hand ball. The replay shows it hit his chest. Can Chiefs take advantage?
Chiefs come close as Nurkovic is sent charging through on goal by Manyama but the Leopards defender Masia makes a covering challenge inside the box.
Parker fouls Mudau, giving Ngele chance to shoot from a freekick but Akpeyi saves from the Leopards man.
The first shot of the game comes from Chiefs as Parker heads over from Cardoso's deep cross.
We are underway as Leopards kickoff.
Good afternoon and welcome to our live coverage of the PSL clash between log leaders Kaizer Chiefs and relegation-threatened hosts, Black Leopards. Kickoff is at 15h30 at Thohoyandou Stadium.
Black Leopards starting XI: Mendes, Mudau, P Zulu, Masia, Gyimah, Abubakar, Bereng, Matlaba (c), Musonda, Ngele, Ng'ambi.
Black Leopards subs: Muleka (GK), Ndou, Dax, Mokoena, Kapinga, Mhlongo, Mncwango.
Kaizer Chiefs starting XI: Akpeyi, Moleko, Ntiya-Ntiya, Cardoso, Mathoho, Sasman, Katsande (c), Manyama, Castro, Parker, Nurkovic.
Kaizer Chiefs subs: Khune (GK), Mphahlele, Kambole, Ngezana, Baccus, Zuma, Mashiane.
Leopards come into this game on the back of four consecutive defeats and sit tied-bottom of the PSL, only staying off the bottom due to goal difference. Coach Cavin Johnson has his work cut out to turn things around.
Black Leopards top scorers this season: Kapinga (5), Musonda (4), Ngambi (2), Katjiukua (2).
Kaizer Chiefs come into this game on the back of 3-0 wins against both Highlands Park and Cape Town City. They are top of the log with the most goals scored (36).
Kaizer Chiefs top scorers this season: Nurkovic (9), Castro (7), Cardoso (4), Mathoho (4), Manyama (4), Zuma (3).
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