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AmaZulu and Orlando Pirates draw 1-1 in Durban

Posted: 3 April 2013 Time: 21:25

Orlando Pirates missed the chance to make up ground on log leaders Kaizer Chiefs after being held to a 1-1 draw by AmaZulu at Moses Mabhida on Wednesday night.

Collins Mbesuma had given Bucs and early lead, but Goodman Dlamini equalised in the second half.

It was a missed opportunity for the Buccaneers after Chiefs could only draw with Maritzburg United, but it all started well enough when Mbesuma buried a pass from Oupa Manyisa, who had been played in by Daine Klate.

Senzo Meyiwa made his first save on 20 minutes, saving Nkanyiso Cele’s low drive down to his right.

Goodman Dlamini was forced to clear off the line from Klate after Tapuwa Kapini dropped a corner kick, while at the other end Andile Jali beat two defenders but then saw his shot hit the side-netting.

Tamsanqa Teyise hit a free-kick just wide of the post just before the break, before Khethokwakhe Masuku missed two chances at the start of the second half.

AmaZulu should have drawn level when Goodman Dlamini found himself one-on-one with Meyiwa, but the keeper came out on top.

However, the striker was not to be denied, slotting home on the hour-mark after Thokozani Mshengu’s shot came back off the woodwork.

Njabulo Manqana missed a great chance on the counter, before Kapini made a world-class save to deny Mbesuma, who had been set up by the impressive Jali.

Ayanda Dlamini almost won the match late on, but he just failed to connect with Joseph Malongoane’s cross as the game ended in a draw.

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Previous comments on this story...

Pep Guardiola - Bucselona Strategist
posted: 09:29 pm
I don't believe this
posted: 09:30 pm
We slip and they follow. Poor bones
Champ of all
posted: 09:30 pm
Referees continue to cost us the league. Wrong offside call & our player was in gud position to score.
Dr.Trebble Champ!!
posted: 09:31 pm
Masepa a ga Roger De Sa..He mst leave our dz boy
posted: 09:32 pm
Mxm coweditor wat is this ??
Milutin Sredojević (HLABARINTO)
posted: 09:32 pm
Like members of the Khosination say: its cold outside Kaizer Chiefs.
posted: 09:32 pm
You didn't watch the game pep? Or u still think its 2011-12? Ha ha ha....... Helo its 2012-13 the year of the highness u just need 2 say igweee. Igweee. Lol
posted: 09:32 pm
this team z dead.thought they myt close da gap since man u played well against da best.
posted: 09:33 pm
Pirates was simply outplayed by Amazulu. Fans want to grill Roger De Sa alive here in Moses Mabhida throwing bottles at him.

KC we are marching, league title is within our reach. Can sum1 tell when last dd Pirates win?
Pep Guardiola - Bucselona Strategist
posted: 09:33 pm
Even when we went 1-0 up, I always had a feeling that the defence was going to let us down and they did. I'm just out of excuses for this defence
Sir eeemzaa-walikhosi
posted: 09:34 pm
Last time when Pierats won a PSL match.

1. Mandela was not admited in hospital.

2. Minnie was not presenting soccerzone.

3. Thomas Mlambo was still on Supersport.

4. The South African soldiers were not yet killed in CAR.

5. Banyana Banyana was ranked 56 in the world by 53rd now.

6. I was a year younger than now.

7. Lionel Messi was not yet crowned as the best footballer in the world.

K4L : let's hear
Champ of all
posted: 09:34 pm
Again clear penalty denied.......how long must we lose games in the hands of these stupid referees???? They can as well give the chimps the league.
posted: 09:35 pm
Shame , they tot they had won, little they knw about never say die attitude , go learn something o 2 from STUART BAXTER SIR. Khosi I remain
Jealous Down
posted: 09:36 pm
Winning is a dream for some other teams, when last did they win a game?
posted: 09:39 pm
It is very painful to see the hard work that was put together by Ruud Krol perishing away one game at a time.I so wish our chairman can jst swallow his pride and recall RK!!!!!!!!!! Players dont complement each other anymore and the less said about the fighting spirit the better . . .
posted: 09:39 pm
Chiefs win the legue
Namibia's Khosi Queen
posted: 09:39 pm
Still crying foul about penalties??? Goodness me, pls score goals worked hard for like a decent respectable team. Last year it was dubious penalties the league was won with. Now, we say NO TO THAT CHEATING!!!!!!!!

KC till I die!!!!!!!!!
Champ of all
posted: 09:39 pm
Okonkwo is useless, gave away so many balls.
posted: 09:40 pm
so sad.
This players , i mean all of them should be realesed they nolonger want to play for pirates , they have boycotted for roger and roger is the manager of pirates.
Mxm really sad
posted: 09:42 pm
We r stil waiting to see their key player, "DEPTH", banging them goals in, cos they've been singing about him since da start of da season. the lig is almost finished n he(Depth) hasn't even scord a goal yet...
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