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Kaizer Chiefs beat Bloemfontein Celtic 2-0

Posted: 21 March 2012 Time: 21:18

Kaizer Chiefs put the weekend behind them with a solid 2-0 win over Bloemfontein Celtic on Wednesday.

A goal in each half from Lucky Baloyi and Lehlohonolo Majoro handed Amakhosi a much-needed victory.

Chiefs dominated the first 45 minutes, controlling possession and looking threatening in attack, while Celtic seemed out of ideas in front of goal.

But despite their domination, Chiefs seemed more eager to pass the ball in the final third, with nobody wanting to take responsibity for the final shot on goal.

Lehlohonolo Majoro came close to breaking the deadlock inside 10 minutes, but his stinging shot from just inside the 18-yard box hit the side-netting.

Amakhosi continued to push, and it paid off just after the half-hour mark, when Baloyi scored what will surely be one of the goals of the season.

Baloyi let fly with a rocket of a shot from about 35 yards, and the ball sailed into the top left corner, giving Thabani Stemmer no chance.

Celtic tried to get back in the game, but were outplayed in midfield and lacked spark in the attack. However, they came close to levelling the score just after the break, but were denied by some excellent keeping from Itumeleng Khune.

The visitor's first corner of the match resulted in a goalmouth scramble, and Letladi Madubanya tried an overhead-kick from six yards out – but his acrobatic effort was superbly saved by Khune with his feet.

Celtic came into the game a bit after that, and Madubanya should have equalised, but with just the keeper to beat he fired wide.

Three minutes later Majoro doubled Chiefs' lead, after some good teamwork. Masango forced his way into the box on the right and sent in a good cross, finding Majoro unmarked four yards out. The striker made no mistake, side-footing the ball home to make it 2-0.

Promising second half substitute Ransford Osei wasted a great chance when, in a one-on-one situation, he fired straight at Khune.

The game became more open as Celtic pressed forward in search of a goal and Chiefs looked to hit on the counter, but in the end Amakhosi held onto their two-goal lead, which takes them to fourth on the table with a game in hand.

Previous comments on this story...

posted: 09:24 pm
it should have been 7-0.but 3 points are in the bag. Sorry ma 2nd Star we know le boregile. Shapa Khosi Shapaaaaaaa.
posted: 09:28 pm
Where are all those Rats fans who said Chiefs will either lose or draw ? Come out you bastards. Shapaaaaa khosi shapaaaaaa
posted: 09:30 pm
I fumming with anger hw can we miss so many chances banna we shoulve burried celtic 12-0 hay hay hay vv plz talk 2 ur players man tell them not 2 rush when they approach the 18 yard area this incident of the keeper handling the ball outside the box I'd rather not comment on it these missed goals will come back n haunt us come the end of the season I feel like we lost 2day but I'm happy with 3 points khosi till I die
posted: 09:30 pm
shapa khosi shapaaa!as 4 u cow rats we r on da way to pass through to 1st position
posted: 09:31 pm
we hammer CelTICS but the pain is felt in Orlando.Rise Khosi Rise.
posted: 09:32 pm
Dankie Meener vv Dankie! I Salute all our technical team forgiving our fans smile again after a dissapoint result last week.
posted: 09:35 pm
The game was exciting but the refree was very poor. He should have issued two red cards. Firstly to Katsande for a second bookable offence, and secondly to Thabang Stamer for handling of the ball outside the box. Bannert you are overated indeed.
posted: 09:35 pm
Well done for the win MaKhosi, even though it could've been better..
posted: 09:36 pm
Vv that 1st eleven u started with is our strong squad its only lebese whoz the weakest link plz plz plz I'm begging u don't change it coz they realy played well 2night except 4 missing sitter we created a lot of chances 2night n its gud that u started with parker on the bench shabba n major are causing a lot of damage 4 the opposition oparation 1 game at a time has started please guyz we r realy desparate 4 this title if u play like u played 2night nothing can stop us khosi till I die
posted: 09:41 pm
Daniel Bannet embras himself and the whole Africa,how cud he not issue a red card to the goalkeeper?pple need to be best on their work.millions pple watched the game.who will take that as a joke?I ve never seen that before.
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posted: 09:43 pm
Although we have the three points, we have to stop blaming the coach. We have to take our chances and kill off the teams we play. Goal difference might be the difference at the end of the day. I am done blaming VV. We could have won by six. The players should start taking the blame. But happy with the points. Viva Khosi.
posted: 09:45 pm
I said it , and the rats said i must not emulate Shakespear. Again Tlou said "I am happy with a draw from home "not at home" Concerned about the grammar in the Univestity of Orlando . Praise the Lord . Amen. Rise Khosi Rise
posted: 09:46 pm
Shapa khosi shapa plz coach ply nale more often plz
posted: 09:48 pm
Well done glmor byz nxt game u du mre dan dz game plz makafakue amanqaku ningoyiki ntozikabawo
posted: 09:49 pm
its a great moment 4 the chiefs fan thy hv gt smthn t laugh at.we hv gt few game guyz du yr bst cz w ar stil on th race
posted: 09:50 pm
V V has cost K/Chiefs the league by keep on fielding his underperforming Parker-Goat today K/Chiefs won the game because his Parker-Cow was sitting not where he belong because he suppose to sit on the stand for failing the team and supporters even the team moral was high this headles chicken wasn,t playing .
posted: 09:51 pm
Shabba recovered just in time he was the missing link in that khosi team majoro is scoring in every game he plays ever since the 2nd round resumed he couldve scored more 2night its just that luck was not on our side n baloyi is doing wonders what a cracker bt sumtimes he dissapoints me with his decision making other players also played well 2night overall I'm satisfied with maximum points awayz cz everybody knws its not easy 2 beat celtic let alone making it odinary as we did at home khosi till benni stop insulting officials
posted: 09:52 pm
Once Chiefs won means something is coming up there.
posted: 09:52 pm
Chiefs should have scored more than 10 goals from the match and look like refrees are targeting Chiefs these days again professional foul a goalkeeper handling a ball outside 18area when its one on one???
posted: 09:53 pm
we beat da frogs bt da pain is felt by Rats nd Bugs ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha,shapa khosi shapa
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