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Match report: Kaizer Chiefs beat Black Leopards in replay

Posted: 19 September 2012 Time: 21:22

Black Leopards were handed their first defeat in the Premiership as Kaizer Chiefs went top of the table with a 2-1 win in a replayed match at Soccer City on Wednesday night.

Bernard Parker and Siphiwe Tshabalala scored a goal in each half for Amakhosi, while former Chiefs man Brian Amidu scored a consolation goal for Leopards in the final minute.

Chiefs dominated from the outset, and only for small period in the first half were they ever in danger of conceding. The visitors were a little lucky to escape with the concession of just two goals.

In the fourth minute, Siphiwe Tshabalala supplied a pin-point corner-kick to find the towering Tefu Mashamaite, but the defender's header bounced off the crossbar.

Eight minutes later George Lebese was pulled down in the box by Ernot Dzaga and the referee pointed to the penalty spot.

Parker stepped up and made no mistake, scoring his fifth goal of the season.

Chiefs seemed to relax a bit after going in front and Leopards managed to create a couple of chances of their own.

In the 20th minute some sloppy defending allowed Raymond Monama a free shot on the edge of the box but he fired inches wide.

In the 36th minute it took the heroics of Siboniso Gaxa to keep his side in the lead as he slid in front of a Rodney Ramagalela cross – had he missed, Thabo Mongalo would surely have tapped home from close range.

After that Chiefs took control of the game yet again and were dictating terms going into the break.

Chiefs created chance after chance in the second half, the first coming after some swift passing on the edge of the box, which resulted in Parker pulling a shot wide.

Eight minutes later Parker was in the thick of the action again, this time dribbling his way past the last defender on the edge of the box, but he failed to beat the keeper one-on-one.

Finally, in the 70th minute, Chiefs were able to find their second goal.

Tshabalala picked up ball on the edge of the box, dribbled past two players and then calmly passed the ball into the back of net.

Leopards tried to find their way back into the game and they created a nervous few minutes for Chiefs, and Amidu scored a minute from time. But it was too little too late for Lidoda Duvha as Chiefs walked away victorious.

Previous comments on this story...

The Phefeni Boy
posted: 09:24 pm
Glory Glory Kaizer Chiefs Football Club
posted: 09:26 pm
Rise Khosi Rise.

Chiefs 4 - Other Team 1.

Bazobhitya ooFunxuthuli nooSayoyo abamincileyo.

Milutin Sredojević (HLABARINTO)
posted: 09:27 pm
what a game, though i must give credit to leopards for giving us a run for our 3 points especially their goalkeeper who stood between us and 6 goals tonight...
The Phefeni Boy
posted: 09:29 pm
Iam not happy with the score line......we could have score six goals in total....thanks to the Leopard keeper...nxa.......George Lebebe is slowly standing up to be counted....its about time he shows people why we value him.......we are marching on.....its goung to be a tough season..........

Kaizer Chiefs is on TOP

Iam the Fearless Blogger from Phefeni

Sxokzin WaLeKhosi
posted: 09:29 pm
Baminye baminya, sandlula kunjalo! We're playing great football but we do need to work on our passing. Reclaiming tha glory!
posted: 09:30 pm
Mr Editor....I am a Chiefs fan, but it was 2-1...
Pep Guardiola - Bucselona Strategist
posted: 09:31 pm

Im not happy with chiefs leading the league , but the one thing that they don’t understand about leading the league so early on in the season is the immense pressure that comes with it, everyone in the chasing pack hoping that you will lose, eventually they will crumble…watch and see
Milutin Sredojević (HLABARINTO)
posted: 09:31 pm
Goal aggregate: Kaizer Chiefs 4 - Black Leopards 1

Leading Goal scorers:

Parker 5
Nkhatha 2
Nkosi 2

Shabba 1
Benny Mark Henry 1(Courtesy of Parker)
Mbesuma 1(courtesy of Nkhatha)
posted: 09:33 pm
thanks khosi lam sesingalala manje, the storm is over

die regte khosi
posted: 09:33 pm
Milutin Sredojević (HLABARINTO)
posted: 09:34 pm
Bidvest Wits you are next, followed by Chippa united...
The Phefeni Boy
posted: 09:35 pm
Katsande is underated.he deserves more game time especially against an attack minded team.......we missed Siyabonga Nkosi in the midfield tonight.

Dankie Khosination....let them talk
posted: 09:39 pm
This is a best way of showing difference bt wn fluke, lucky to true reflection of quality. Where is that thing who said we wont catch them, did he play champ mgugudi or marompo?
posted: 09:39 pm
Leopards ka Colour-Blocking........................Kwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
posted: 09:40 pm
They gonna suffer frm too much four play & early ejaculation. He he he we gonna score 6 he he he we gonna score 6! Mxm gays!!!! Pirates is coming
gotze p2
posted: 09:42 pm
ola makhosi...m happy wit da 3points bt ag i hate conceding if it werent for shabba marking dat leopeard striker on da dyn min of da game cud hv bn 2 2 bt nvertheless big up toda guys, sir baxter has brot bck dt umph we needed, our transition play is excellent. I feel sorry for major cz nkatha n parker r doin wel mara nkatha has improved alot yoh holdn da ball, of da ball movemnt n bulldozing defenders, hope hl b consistant. My man of da match was gaxa. Well plyed shabba lebese zvasiya yeye
Milutin Sredojević (HLABARINTO)
posted: 09:42 pm
4 games10 goals< >10 points... every game is to 2,5 goals and every point is to 1 goal.
posted: 09:44 pm
This is Chiefs I no,what are the rats saying now.rise khosi rise.
Milutin Sredojević (HLABARINTO)
posted: 09:45 pm
Lebese, what a player!!!! i am sure even Bester wished he was playing like our own jersey number 17 aka Milk...
posted: 09:45 pm
Wat a goal by Leopards! Wooooooa! Where was so called numba 1? Mmadibono!! Kwakwakwakwakwa! Wat a ass???
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