Absa Premiership match report SuperSport United v Golden Arrows 31 October 2017
Posted: 31 October 2017
SuperSport United proved too strong for Golden Arrows as they romped to a 3-0 win at the Mbombela Stadium.
The match got off to a frantic pace with both sides having fair chances in front of goal.
Knox Mutizwa failed to capitalise on a defensive mistake from SuperSport as the attacker chipped over the bar with only Ronwen Williams to beat after seven minutes.
Reneilwe Letsholonyane scored a goal the game deserved as he tapped into an open empty net after combining well with Jeremy Brockie after 24 minutes, 1-0.
On the stroke of half-time, Aubrey Modiba doubled the lead after Nkosingiphile Gumede parried Bradley Grobler's header in to his path and the winger slotted home from close range,
A minute into the second half, Richard Boateng unleashed a stinging shot from range only for Gumede to superbly thwart the defender's effort.
Modiba grabbed his second goal of the game after neat team interplay saw the winger finish with aplomb in the 52nd minute, 3-0.
Arrows introduced the likes of Thomas Chideu and Jabulani Shongwe as they looked for a way back into the clash.
SuperSport nearly extended their lead in 82nd minute but Grobler’s shot from range struck the crossbar with Gumede well beaten.
Nevertheless, SuperSport managed to see out the closing stages with ease to claim three points.
Article by: Staff Reporter
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