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Posted: 18 September 2013 Time: 19:15

Platinum Stars shot up to fourth on the Premiership table after a 1-0 victory over University of Pretoria at Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace on Wednesday

Siphelele Mthembu scored the only goal of the game in the dying seconds of the first half, with Dikwena stretching their unbeaten start to the season to seven matches in all competitions.

It was Mthembu's fourth goal in six matches, and he put in another excellent performance in the lone striker role.

AmaTuks goalkeeper Washington Arubi was forced into a number of saves in the first half, keeping out Mthembu and Mogakolodi Ngele, who came back into the side after missing the 0-0 draw at Free State Stars on the weekend.

But he was beaten in injury-time in the first half, Vuyo Mere feeding Mthembu in the area and the hungry striker slotting the ball home.

The goal would have drastically changed AmaTuks coach Steve Barker’s half-time teamtalk, but it was much of the same after the break with Mthembu and Robert Ng’ambi going close for the home side.

Obadiah Tarumbwa and Khethu Zwane had good opportunities for the visitors and may have stolen a point, but Dikwena held on for a deserved victory.

Next up for Stars is a big away clash at Kaizer Chiefs on Saturday night, while AmaTuks host a battling Golden Arrows.

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posted: 2013-09-18 22:16:08

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posted: 2013-09-19 06:26:42

Di yaya dikwena

posted: 2013-09-19 06:48:19

Platinum Stars is still doing well after the departure of Mr Johnson. Somehow the winning mentality still remain. Lets see how they will play against the mighty Amakhosi on Saturday night.

posted: 2013-09-19 07:31:00

Tuks wheels are coming off

posted: 2013-09-19 10:05:30

I give credit to Dikwena for their brave performance up to this far, we'll wait and see if they will maintain it on their next match against KC, which is slowly going down the log table, and as defending champs I'm disappointed with their start, but it still remains how you finish. I wish Dikwena all the best.

Up De Bucs !!

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posted: 2013-09-19 10:07:18

Platinum Stars must continue were dey left last cson against Tortoises fc over de weekend.

posted: 2013-09-19 12:10:49

KC is not Pirates.

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