Black Leopards
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Kaizer Chiefs
2020-01-18 | 15:30 |  South Africa PSL | Thohoyandou Stadium |  Full Time
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Black Leopards Kaizer Chiefs
  • 32' Mogakolodi Ngele (Goal)
    1 Goals 1 11' Samir Nurkovic (Goal)
  • 50' Khomotso Masia
    63' Mumuni Abubakar
    2 Yellow Cards 1 31' Willard Katsande
  • Red Cards
Commentary
  • 90'

    CLOSE for Chiefs as Manyama curls a shot towards goal and it deflects just wide of the post and out for a corner.

  • 90'

    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.

  • 87'

    Manyama cuts in from the left and curls a shot towards the top corner but it's off target.

  • 85'

    SUB for Leopards as top striker Musonda heads off the pitch and Mncwango enters the action.

  • 83'

    Chiefs are having some pressure from corners and one leads to Ntiya-Ntiya hit a long shot over the bar from about 25 yards.

  • 78'

    This game is drifting a bit with both sets of players looking tired. Can either team get an important win?

  • 74'

    SUB for Leopards as Lesedi Kapinga comes on to replace Robert Ng'ambi.

  • 73'

    A corner comes in for Chiefs and Castro heads over the crossbar as he gets challenged.

  • 70'

    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.

  • 70'

    SUB for the visitors Chiefs by taking off Bernard Parker and bringing on super-sub Dumisani Zuma.

  • 67'

    The tempo of this game is much lower now as the heat takes it's toll on the players.

  • 65'

    Chiefs have two shots inside the box in a row from Baccus and then Mathoho but both get blocked by Leopards defenders.

  • 64'

    YELLOW card for Abubakar for a poor tackle on Ntiya-Ntiya.

  • 57'

    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.

  • 52'

    Matlaba runs forward on the right for Leopards and takes a shot with his left foot that goes sailing wide.

  • 49'

    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.

  • 46'

    Chiefs kick off the second stanza and have made one change with Kearyn Baccus on for Yagan Sasman.

  • 45'

    The fourth official raises his board and shows three extra minutes to be played.

  • 45'

    YELLOW card for Kaizer Chiefs coach Middendorp as he stepped onto the pitch after a challenge on Mathoho.

  • 45'

    HALF TIME! The scores are level from an early Nurkovic header and then a freekick from Ngele on the Leopards side. 1-1.

  • 43'

    SUB on the Leopards side as Joseph Mhlongo replaces Ngele, who got injured as he tried to challenge Nurkovic in the air.

  • 38'

    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.

  • 35'

    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.

  • 34'

    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.

  • 32'

    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.

  • 31'

    YELLOW for Katsande. He brought down a Leopard player on the edge of the box in a dangerous area.

  • 29'

    Ntiya-Ntiya is down getting treatment after challenging Matlaba from Ngele's very nice cross on the left.

  • 25'

    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.

  • 23'

    The players are having a drinks break now in the very hot weather conditions.

  • 22'

    OFFSIDE as Ng'ambi makes a run forward for Leopards from a Bereng through ball but the flag goes up incorrectly.

  • 16'

    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.

  • 15'

    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.

  • 11'

    GOAL FOR CHIEFS! NURKOVIC! Manyama swings in the corner and Chiefs' number nine beats Gyimah to the ball and scores. Leopards 0-1 Chiefs.

  • 9'

    Manyama strikes the set piece but the wall blocks it away to save Leopards.

  • 8'

    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?

  • 6'

    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.

  • 3'

    Parker fouls Mudau, giving Ngele chance to shoot from a freekick but Akpeyi saves from the Leopards man.

  • 2'

    The first shot of the game comes from Chiefs as Parker heads over from Cardoso's deep cross.

  • 1'

    We are underway as Leopards kickoff.

  • 0'

    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.

  • 0'

    Black Leopards starting XI: Mendes, Mudau, P Zulu, Masia, Gyimah, Abubakar, Bereng, Matlaba (c), Musonda, Ngele, Ng'ambi.

  • 0'

    Black Leopards subs: Muleka (GK), Ndou, Dax, Mokoena, Kapinga, Mhlongo, Mncwango.

  • 0'

    Kaizer Chiefs starting XI: Akpeyi, Moleko, Ntiya-Ntiya, Cardoso, Mathoho, Sasman, Katsande (c), Manyama, Castro, Parker, Nurkovic.

  • 0'

    Kaizer Chiefs subs: Khune (GK), Mphahlele, Kambole, Ngezana, Baccus, Zuma, Mashiane.

  • 0'

    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.

  • 0'

    Black Leopards top scorers this season: Kapinga (5), Musonda (4), Ngambi (2), Katjiukua (2).

  • 0'

    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).

  • 0'

    Kaizer Chiefs top scorers this season: Nurkovic (9), Castro (7), Cardoso (4), Mathoho (4), Manyama (4), Zuma (3).

Team Line-ups
Black Leopards Kaizer Chiefs
  • Jonas Mendes
  • Edwin Gyimah
  • Mumuni Abubakar
  • Khuliso Mudau
  • Thabo Matlaba
  • Musonda Mwape
  • Pentjie Zulu
  • Tshwarelo Bereng
  • Mogakolodi Ngele
  • Robert Ng'ambi
  • Khomotso Masia
  • 1
  • 2
  • 5
  • 6
  • 8
  • 11
  • 13
  • 15
  • 20
  • 27
  • 29
  • 3
  • 4
  • 8
  • 9
  • 18
  • 20
  • 21
  • 25
  • 31
  • 36
  • 40
  • Eric Mathoho
  • Daniel Cardoso
  • Leonardo Castro
  • Samir Nurkovic
  • Kgotso Moleko
  • Yagan Sasman
  • Lebogang Manyama
  • Bernard Parker
  • Willard Katsande
  • Siphosakhe Ntiyantiya
  • Daniel Akpeyi
Substitutions
  • Thivhavhudzi Ndou
  • Dax
  • Lesedi Kapinga
  • Thobani Mncwango
  • Thabiso Mokoena
  • Joseph Mhlongo
  • Rotshidzwa Muleka
  • 3
  • 9
  • 12
  • 19
  • 25
  • 30
  • 32
  • 2
  • 6
  • 7
  • 19
  • 28
  • 30
  • 32
  • Ramahlwe Mphahlele
  • Kearyn Baccus
  • Lazarous Kambole
  • Happy Mashiane
  • Dumisani Zuma
  • Siyabonga Ngezana
  • Itumeleng Khune

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