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Kaizer Chiefs beat Bloemfontein Celtic in the Nedbank Cup quarter-finals on Saturday night

Posted: 13 April 2013 Time: 22:07

Kaizer Chiefs beat Bloemfontein Celtic in a Nedbank Cup quarter-final clash at the Free State Stadium on Saturday evening.

Chiefs started the game the brighter of the two sides as they looked to yet again silence a vocal Phunya Sele Sele crowd. Chiefs beat Celtic 3-0 at the same venue 13 days earlier in a League game.

Chiefs dominated the first 10 minutes of the encounter, keeping hold of possession and attacking the Phunya Sele Sele goal with pace. The Soweto giants though couldn’t find the killer ball into the area.

Despite Amakhosi’s early dominance, the home side created the first real chance of the match through Lennox Bacela in the 24th minute.

Joel Mogorosi’s low ball into the box was parried by Itumeleng Khune straight to Bacela but the forward only manage to direct his header way over the crossbar.

Bacela had another great chance 10 minutes later. Limbikani Mzsva played a brilliant ball into the striker but he could only manage to direct his effort straight at Khune from close range.

Celtic were slow out of the blocks but created the better chances of the first half.

The home side started the second stanza the better of the two sides, winning a corner straight from the kick-off as they looked to find an early goal.

It was the away side though who opened the scoring in the 57th minute.

Dominic Isaacs looked to clear a powerful Siphiwe Tshabalala corner kick but he could only manage to direct the ball into the back of his own net, although Lincoln Zvayisa got the last touch and was credited with the goal by the PSL.

Celtic pushed forward in search of the equaliser but they struggled to break down the stubborn Chiefs defence and were subsequently limited to long range efforts.

Second half substitute Ruzaigh Gamildien had a great opportunity to take the tie into extra time in the last minute of the game.

The midfielder met a ball from the left flank sweetly on the volley but Khune was up to the task to secure victory for his side.

Chiefs join SuperSport United in the last four of the competition after Matsatsantsa beat Maritzburg United 2-1 earlier today.

Bloemfontein Celtic: Tingyemb, Mahoa, Nthethe, Isaacs, Mzava, Lakay (Ntanga 84’), Arwuah, Mogorosi (Nyanda 75’), Madubanya (Gamildien 66’), Mutuma, Bacela

Kaizer Chiefs: Khune, Gaxa, Zvasiya, Mashamaite, Masilela, Katsande, Nkosi, Tshabalala, Majoro (53’ Nkhatha), Lebese, Parker

Previous comments on this story...

Champ Double Nostra
posted: 10:09 pm
By the grace of our lord Jesus Christ

We thank thee

Amen
Sos
posted: 10:10 pm
In all fairness I think Lincoln Svasiya had a good game!

LOVE & PEACE...GOLD & BLACK
The Phefeni Boy
posted: 10:10 pm
We are not Orlando Pirates thina.......

Lincon Zvasiya....wooow.
Champ Msholozi
posted: 10:11 pm
Kancane kancane silanda konke okungokwethu Depth RTG
Dooba (Glory Reclaimed)
posted: 10:11 pm
I wud like welcun Svasiya to the chiefs family-- we need such spirit!
Longaneng
posted: 10:11 pm
What a game! Yho! What a last minute save by Khune!
We are marching on!
Lacoste (Khosi by Birth)
posted: 10:12 pm
Where is the Rats that has been telling us we cannot beat Celtics twice at their home ground. I will be listening on Zibonele.
Magical.Left.Leg
posted: 10:12 pm
khosi for life...a double is just what we need
Mosixty
posted: 10:12 pm
I know most Pirates fans who play sport stake choose chiefs to win this one easily.........congratulations boys. One game at a time
TENNY.
posted: 10:12 pm
ZWVASIYA man of da match bt i stil dnt trust u boi! RTG!
The Phefeni Boy
posted: 10:12 pm
If we win this cup we are going to donate it to Maluti FET College boys..

PSL title is high priority in Naturena this season.
Khosi Intellectual
posted: 10:12 pm
Dankie Khosi
phefeni boyz
posted: 10:13 pm
Ayeye khosi ayeye risekhosi rise
mr_shange
posted: 10:13 pm
and clinton larson...........lets hear! How "long overdue" is the win against chiefs?
Takesure RDS
posted: 10:13 pm
In your victory celebration please do not include the name orlando pirates as it got nothing to do with it
THANKS!
Champ enigma
posted: 10:14 pm
"We probably have the best goalkeeper in the whole continent", Stuart Baxter. Man of the match Lincoln Zvasiya. What can I say, yet we hate him. Now that's depth not detph. Okay its a draw, are you happy Dunusa and pierats fans.
Queen \"Royal\\" Glamour Gal
posted: 10:14 pm
asjiki# ask Phefeni
Khosilami4lyf
posted: 10:14 pm
RTG Finido!

rise khosi rise!!!!!
TMG 2009
posted: 10:14 pm
LEBESE had a bad game period...thanks for a win whethernwe scoredmor not we going to the next round...NKOSI is a very intelligent player dont care wat other haters says, he was just great to watch today his defensive work rate today was too great, his passes just nice...was worried wen i saw the line up as i hoped formhim to play with the protection of KATSANDE AND BALOYI but he did great...SZVASIYA had a great game indeed and oooooooooh captain my captain no one can compare to u in this country...GORILLA haters just hate cos they know they cant get one keeper like u they can only wish to have u!!!
Like it or not, Shaba is a National Icon
posted: 10:14 pm
Wow, wow, wow, wow....

What a performance my boys. Every single one of you came to the party.

Great game Celtics too
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