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Sameehg Doutie scored for SuperSport

Stars fight back to hold SuperSport

Free State Stars and SuperSport United drew 1-1 in their League clash on Tuesday evening

Posted: 5 March 2013 Time: 07:58 pm

Free State Stars fought back from a goal down to salvage a 1-1 draw with SuperSport United in a League match at Charles Mopeli Stadium on Tuesday evening.

SuperSport got off to a flying start and opened the scoring in the sixth minute through winger Sameehg Doutie, who beat Kennedy Mweene with a well-struck shot from a tight angle.

Stars were dealt another early blow in the 11th minute when they had to replace talented left winger Luyolo Nomandela due to injury. Anver Esterhuizen came on in his place.

One would have expected the home side to push hard for the equaliser, but they were unable to get out of first gear and it was SuperSport who actually threatened to extend their advantage through efforts from Kermit Erasmus and Mark Haskins.

Doutie then had a great chance to net a second goal in the 39th minute, but he struck a shot over the bar from about 10 metres out. The half ended with SuperSport 1-0 up and Ea Lla Koto not having managed a single shot on target.

Stars brought on Zambian attacking midfielder Noah Chivuta in the 54th minute and a short while later he struck the home side's first effort at goal, though his free-kick was a tame effort easily saved by goalkeeper Ronwen Williams.

On 59 minutes Mark Haskins tried his luck from just outside the penalty area, but his effort flashed just over the crossbar, while five minutes later Stars' Dove Wome sent a long range effort wide of the mark.

Williams was forced into his first notable save in the 67th minute, hanging onto a header from striker Fikru Tefera that looked destined to hit the back of the net and bring the home side level.

Stars didn't have to wait too long to gain parity. In the 80th minute, captain Paulus Masehe scored from just a few minutes out, providing a great finish from Thapelo Morweng's cross from the left channel.

HOME: Free State Stars

  • 1 Kennedy Mweene
  • 1 Sihle Eric Mpuqa
  • 2 Thapelo Morweng
  • 29 Mbhuyiselo Sambu
  • 5 Paulus Masehe
  • 11 Luyolo Nomandela
    11 mins - Anver Esterhuizen
    75 mins - Sibusiso Mthethwa
  • 12 Coldrin Coetzee
    54 mins - Noah Chivuta
  • 15 Dove Wome
  • 16 Enva Wiltwer
  • 22 Danny Venter
  • 12 Fikru Lemessa

AWAY: SuperSport United

  • 30 Ronwen Williams
  • 2 Thabo Moloi
  • 5 Mor Diouf
  • 13 Innocent Mdledle
  • 10 Sameehg Doutie
  • 15 Mark Haskins
    84 mins - Thabo September
  • 16 Edwin Gyimah
  • 18 Mogogi Gabonamong
  • 25 Ashley Hartog
  • 7 Bradley Grobler
    69 mins - Prince Nxumalo
  • 95 Kermit Erasmus
    88 mins - Franklin Cale

Previous comments on this story...

Queen 2the Chiefs
posted: 08:10 pm
SSU and their draws are degrading our league,they should fight more to get maximum points
Lady Goldilight
posted: 09:13 pm
We need Luyolo Nomandela at Naturena next season. We need someone to compete with Shabba.
Papa T
posted: 09:18 pm
Where is SSU overrated coach, who does nothing spectacular other than to spew bile on every defeat - always blames the ref, the ball, his players, the pitch and its a matter of time he blames the camera crew.

Kasi favour reckons you will join Wits next season. I feel sorry for Wits, your have all the excuses in the world to keep on under performing for a long time to come.
Azania
posted: 09:42 pm
Hunt is in trouble. His arrogancy is fast running out. He must just leave supersport. The players are playing with one formation. Relying mostly on mistakes of opponents and with breakaway chances. We can't play soccer like that. Exploiting set pieces as your life depends on them is a no no.
Stokes in EPL is doing the same. Shame on you Gavin.
UP THE BUCS
Meszculi
posted: 07:10 am
SSU king of draws they should let Erasmus come to Naturena nd continue with their drawing streak
DearMama
posted: 08:28 am
All you madafakas saying rubbish about my coach Hunt & SSU....go fak ur mothers!
Elite
posted: 08:44 am
Manchester - Cristiano Ronaldo admitted he felt "sad" after his goal ended former club Manchester United's involvement in the Champions League and put Real Madrid in the quarter-finals.

The Portuguese forward struck a 69th-minute winner at Old Trafford on Tuesday as Madrid fought from behind to earn a 2-1 win on the night and a 3-2 aggregate victory.

The 28-year-old, who spent six highly successful seasons at United, received a round of applause prior to kick-off and made a point of not celebrating his winning goal.

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"The reception was unbelievable. It was an emotional moment for me, for both games, especially tonight," he told Sky Sports.

"I do not have words to explain how I feel. The supporters made me feel shy as I did not play how I play all the time.

"Anyway I helped my team, and I feel a little happy inside. On the other hand I feel sad as Manchester United are out."

The game's turning point arrived in the 56th minute, when Ronaldo's international colleague Nani was contentiously shown a straight red card for a high challenge on Alvaro Arbeloa.

Nani had forced Sergio Ramos to put through his own goal eight minutes earlier, but Madrid immediately capitalised on his dismissal, with Luka Modric equalising in the 66th minute before Ronaldo notched the winner.

"To be honest, I did not see what Nani did, but these situations happen in football," Ronaldo said
THE GOLD & BLACK GLORY
posted: 08:59 am
Doutie, Serero, Billiat & Fanteni

I miss De Han's Ajax cape town.... caused havoc.
THE GOLD & BLACK GLORY
posted: 09:00 am
Is Gorge Maluleka injured.... ? someone please..
Mampudi
posted: 09:11 am
Maar Y the draws, where are we going.We are now reduced to a mere charity organjsation that donates one poits per club.how many clubs got points from SSU.I hope GH is reading thois comments,enough is enough. Come up wih plan.This have been going on for three seasons now and you got the best players ever....
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