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PSL Match Report: University of Pretoria 0-1 Kaizer Chiefs

Posted: 6 May 2014 Time: 19:24

Kaizer Chiefs relinquished their Premiership crown to Mamelodi Sundowns on Tuesday night despite beating University of Pretoria 1-0.

Katlego Mphela slotted a 76th minute penalty for Amakhosi to claim the three points at Mbombela Stadium.

However, it was a forgettable evening for Stuart Baxter's men as the Brazilians thumped SuperSport United 3-0 to win the League with a game to spare.

The Glamour Boys dictated the flow of play in their tie, but their passing in the attacking third repeatedly let them down.

Tuks looked to soak up the early pressure and hit on the counter-attack, and it was they who had the first shot on goal in the 21st minute. It was not a dangerous effort from Junior Sibande, however, who shot well over from range.

Tuks, though, were virtually non-existent in attack and Itumeleng Khune had very little to do between the sticks for Amakhosi.

Chiefs finally began turning their pressure into goal-scoring chances on the half-hour mark.

Initially, Siphiwe Tshabalala saw one of his trademark corners almost sneak under the crossbar, but Washington Arubi managed to get a hand to it. The ball fell to Mphela, but he headed wide from only a couple of yards out when he should have scored.

Four minutes later Tshabalala was the creator once more when a free-kick from the right side of the field found Tefu Mashamaite unmarked ten-yards out, but he headed straight at the keeper.

Chiefs fashioned another glorious scoring chance two minutes before the break when a long throw-in into the box by Tsepo Masilela was flicked into the path of Bernard Parker, but he headed wide from close range.

The second half was more of the same from Chiefs, but they finally made their pressure tell late on when they were awarded a penalty after Kgotso Moleko was brought down inside the box by Sibande.

'Killer' stepped up and made no mistake from the spot, but the goal brought little reward as Downs later marched to honours in Tshwane.

Livefyre comments on this story...

TStylez
posted: 2014-05-06 19:52:51

At least they have double Carling Black Label and Gauteng Cup, Who said Pirates was fighting for top 8???

COLONEL99
posted: 2014-05-06 19:57:53

cowditor u r confused neh..it was mbombela stadium..i andastand thou

Josh bhakashushu
posted: 2014-05-06 19:58:36

runners up of the macufe cup

Josh bhakashushu
posted: 2014-05-06 20:01:21

kikikikikikikikikikikiki.hai

Glamour Boy
posted: 2014-05-06 20:04:56

Thanks Baxter and the team for nothing.

KidKudu7
posted: 2014-05-06 20:05:51

Gayzer Thieves...what a useless average bunch of loosers!!!!!!!!!!!!1

Eyayapirates( tjokotja)
posted: 2014-05-06 20:07:04

Heh c-r-o-p FC won .

Mmmmmmmmm,

Well done

Command u to win ur last game c-r-o-p

New psl rule if u win ur last game u get 5 points if u contesting for the league.

Check this link for confirmation: wwww.cropjewafc.com

Mashookooshooooooooooooookooooooooo

Eyaya pirates

mdmasiza2
posted: 2014-05-06 20:07:14

from a moving train with 13 points ahead ."we are untachable we will win de league wit 5 games 2 spare :,where r all those ppl wu thought so

MojoK4L
posted: 2014-05-06 20:13:12

We will be back stronger the players need a rest and we need to added 6new players ...left back...central defensive midfield left footer...natural right footed winger...a central defender...and a clinical striker And next season we must change tactics and play more possession suprise teams by out passin them..My list mkwanazi tucs (CD)..(.Left Back) bring bhasera back...(CDM) khuboni...right winger (jayiya or doutie or mashego)...keagan dolly or daylon classan(CAM)...(ST) Nkosinati Ntuli or bring back David Somma and Manqele (ST)

Topsie
posted: 2014-05-06 20:13:44

No one remembers second place team.

Joedirt3
posted: 2014-05-06 20:17:15

Train yamasimba

TBreezy
posted: 2014-05-06 20:18:38

Congratulations are in order for Sundowns #ViaKhosiFan

Papa T
posted: 2014-05-06 20:22:34

Umbrella fc

foeizm
posted: 2014-05-06 20:25:06

That what happens when u try to be become like pirates

U loose everything

Everything

Everything

Gave the league to sundowns 'coz they wants to reach the champions league final

Then come say players tired

When aupa manyisa played 2 season's without a break nxa

Palemba
posted: 2014-05-06 20:31:51

Pırates have already qualıfıed for the top 8 wıth 43 poınts.

Thanks bucs players for your hard long hectıc season.

Congratulatıon to sundowns they deserved ıt.

delux44
posted: 2014-05-06 20:36:06

Catch us if you can. Shapa Sandawana shappppaaaas

JS-KhosiChamp
posted: 2014-05-06 20:39:44

Congrats do Downs once more! They wanted it more than the other 15 teams & stood the taste of time

fairpoint
posted: 2014-05-06 20:44:49

Congratulations 2 Sundowns 4 being 2013/14 PSL Champions. Hard luck 2 Kaizer Chiefs n let's hope next season Amakhosi cn do better. I think confidence being shown to Killer will bring better results next season n let those practising 4rm scoring 4rm the centre do the same even in 2014/15 season.

Glamour_Boy_The_Champ
posted: 2014-05-06 20:46:42

Matured one is the best many will remember him with his wise comments..... Congratulations to sundowns they deserve it they fought for it and now they are champions......

Khosi i remain.....

monkoyela
posted: 2014-05-06 20:50:45

Cogratulation to Sundowns they wanted it more then Chiefs and goodluck to Chiefs for next season I'm hoping they will do better then this season and buy more good players.

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