Maritzburg United
  • Terrence Mandaza (90)
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26/10/2012 20:00
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  • (21) Lehlohonolo Majoro

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Posted: 26 October 2012 Time: 21:56

Terrence Mandaza scored in the final minute of time added on as Maritzburg United snatched a 1-1 draw against Kaizer Chiefs on Friday evening.

Lehlohonolo Majoro scored early on for the visitors but, in the seventh and final minute of time added on, Mandaza looped a header over the diving Itumeleng Khune for a share of the spoils.

Chiefs though, only have themselves to blame after squandering numerous scoring opportunities throughout the match.

Amakhosi certainly didn’t start brightly as they struggled to get hold of the ball, but as they found their feet Stuart Baxter’s men began stringing passes together and creating chances on goal.

And one of these chances were finally converted when Reneilwe Letsholonyane headed down to Majoro, who duly obliged with a deadly finish to give his side the lead.

Chiefs continued to pile on the pressure with numerous corner-kicks and forays forward, but they were unable to find that final pass or cross that would lead to their second goal.

Majoro should really have doubled Chiefs’ lead two minutes into the second half when he found himself through on goal again, but this time he fired wide from about 14 yards out.

Shu-Aib Walters then kept his side in the game with two fantastic save within eight minutes. First, in the 60th minute, he produced a great reflex save to deny Majoro and then in the 68th he flung himself across the face of goal to tip a Bernard Parker shot around the post.

As the second half progressed Chiefs began to tire and United began to find some openings, the most costly for the visitors coming in the seventh minute of injury time.

Mandaza got onto the end of a Peter Petersen cross to level matters with virtually the last touch of the game.

HOME: Maritzburg United

  • 31 Shu-Aib Walters
  • 5 Mohammed Awal
  • 13 Byrone Hendricks
  • 15 Ruben Cloete
  • 24 Peter Petersen
  • 33 Mario Booysen
  • 7 Delron Buckley
  • 10 Philani Zulu
  • 17 Frank Sarfo-Gyamfi
  • 18 Ryan de Jongh
    34 mins - Terrence Mandaza
  • 25 Cuthbert Malajila

AWAY: Kaizer Chiefs

  • 32 Itumeleng Khune
  • 2 Tefu Mashamaite
  • 3 Erick Mathoho
    87 mins - Lincoln Zvasiya
  • 18 Kgotso Moleko
  • 23 Keegan Ritchie
  • 6 Reneilwe Letsholonyane
  • 15 Abia Nale
    87 mins - Josta Dladla
  • 17 George Lebese
  • 31 Willard Katsande
  • 25 Bernard Parker
  • 45 Lehlohonolo Majoro

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Previous comments on this story...

The Phefeni Boy
posted: 09:58 pm
Kaizer Chiefs Football club....
Pep Guardiola - Bucselona Strategist
posted: 09:59 pm
HAHAHAHA Cuthbert Malajila skinning the Oscar award nominee Cowne alive, Khoza you have to buy this boy in January. The wheels are really coming off now, so early in the season and the Bafana back 4 is all on the treatment table.
Does reclaiming the glory exclude winning cups?

Pep Guardiola - Bucselona Strategist
posted: 09:59 pm
Hey wena stupid editor, its Malajila not Mandaza
CJB Ramses III
posted: 10:00 pm
Kanti truck drivers strike haefele....?..??

Paraffin tanks are empty at the zoo... comon this is urgent hao...
Pep Guardiola - Bucselona Strategist
posted: 10:01 pm

The Phefeni Boy
posted: 09:58 pm | Report
Kaizer Chiefs Football club....
I know you're hurt Khosi, no need to try and keep a brave face
posted: 10:01 pm
Too much 4play and early ejaculation FC
posted: 10:02 pm
Des team is going no where
LUNCH BAR *obvious*
posted: 10:02 pm
I will be watching Makakania vs Zinzula match with interest
posted: 10:02 pm
Shame indeed. I feel it is two points lost rather than a point gained by Chiefs. Lesson: It is never over until it is over. I feel sorry for Phefeni boy. I feel like a defeat. So close yet so far. Well, you lose some and win some. Good luck next time.

The OP train is coming hard and strong. Give way!
Nespray is a movie star look alike coach
posted: 10:03 pm

what went rong wre leading Bucs by 7 points...2 games down de line its now 2 points (Pirates hve already beatn Amazulu, the game is jus a formality)

the ligue is a marathon, only those wth quality survive

posted: 10:03 pm
Parcow I saw him 2day dat thing is a cow amasende njeeeee
posted: 10:04 pm
Wel done boys,khosi 4lyf.Dont worry Makhosi we a against PSL,refrees nd our enenies
CJB Ramses III
posted: 10:04 pm
Some people need to apologize to Tiyani...

3 games no win... COSATU is not doing it's work - urgent meeting needed at the Bargaining Counsel...
posted: 10:04 pm
If some1 believe des thing is gonna win de lig s/he must be fucken crazy
treble freedom in our life time
posted: 10:04 pm
i must swallow my pride nd congratulate TTM on hz spot on predictions. Nw on da subject mater, if da queen of hlokoloza cn continue wif hz tym wastng tactics even at bb, we must 4get abt afcon. I wnt coment on da derby coz we knw pirates cn score at 93 min. Up da bucs until dy run out of slogans
posted: 10:04 pm
Let those with A game in hand start talking
posted: 10:06 pm
Dat nyefeni thing must be squeezing his balls
posted: 10:06 pm

Truth is Maritzburg are one of the toughest teams this season. This is the team that beat Sunflower away mind you. Overall MU deserve a point but really they should have been one man down in the first half.
posted: 10:07 pm
Where was SA's numba 1??????
El Sol
posted: 10:08 pm
Maybe we should not play matches on Friday, its really not a good day 4 the glamours...Letso &Ritchie really played wellg.aagh malajila..this is like a loss to us..good thing the next match is on Wed. KHosi iremain..
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