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Kaizer Chiefs beat Platinum Stars

Posted: 13 February 2011 Time: 17:33

Kaizer Chiefs beat Platinum Stars 3-2 in a League game after coming back from 2-1 down on Sunday afternoon.

Stars’ goals were scored by a Thuso Phala brace while Chiefs’ goals were scored by a Kaizer Motaung Jnr brace and a goal by Reneilwe Letsholonyane (the PSL we need to make a decision as Siphiwe Tshabalala also got a touch).

Phala made his mark on the game very early on, picking up a clever pass from Mduduzi Nyanda before beating two Amakhosi defenders and chipping the ball past Itumeleng Khune for the opening goal in just the second minute of play.

And the speedy attacker almost doubled the hosts’ lead twice in the 11th minute, seeing two efforts in quick succession blocked by Khune and defender Dominic Isaacs.

Although Stars looked the likelier scorers, Chiefs were in fact dominating possession and territory, patiently looking for a way to pierce the home team’s rearguard.

And they were rewarded in the 27th minute with a thumping header from Kaizer Motaung Jr that leveled the scores at 1-1. Siphiwe Tshabalala was the architect of the goal, providing a fine cross from the left flank.

However, parity lasted just eight minutes, with Phala scoring his second of the day in the 35th minute – a cracking drive into the top corner of the net – to put Stars back in front at 2-1.

Chiefs had a couple of opportunities to pull level early in the second half but they had to wait until the 61st minute to finally make it 2-2. Jimmy Tau crossed from the right, Reneilwe Letsholonyane saw his effort half-saved by Kapini and Tshabalala scored with a tap-in though the ball may have crossed the line already.

Five minutes later Motaung Jr made it 3-2, putting Chiefs into the lead for the first time with a low shot after running onto a flick-on from Letsholonyane.

Stars worked hard in what remained of the game to find an equaliser, but they were unable to find a third goal. The hosts also ended the game with ten men when Solomon Mathe was dismissed in injury time for a second bookable offence.

Previous comments on this story...

Anonymous
posted: 06:38 pm
dikotsi u r so doom iwonder how passed at skool out of 20 games pirates played they only lost twise in 44 points tel me how many goals they scored by penalties
Anonymous
posted: 06:39 pm
Sorry real sunflops. Bucsellona 4 lyf
Anonymous
posted: 06:40 pm
shabi if u can score 3 goals against capetown teams then ican say niyashisa
Anonymous
posted: 06:40 pm
@ Mrs b-Man, we not like sunflower, w r not going 2 let u catch us. Even if u would, we going to moor u come 26th. Save us ur Soap stories 4 generation. Catch us if u can. Up the Bucs
Anonymou s
posted: 06:41 pm
Thanks for the win boys, now coach please work on our defenders. We are conceding too many goals and it's gonna hurt us in the end.
Enhle-Becca,
Became a Khosi by Birth
Remain a Khosi by SMART CHOICE
Anonymous
posted: 06:41 pm
bucs diva : 2011-02-13 18:38 [ Report ]
dikotsi u r so doom iwonder how passed at skool out of 20 games pirates played they only lost twise in 44 points tel me how many goals they scored by penalties

I dont respond to personal comments dear. Thats how Dom i am. Give some creativity and lets make this fun. We are just supporters and personalities make us nasty. Besides, it is Sunday.
Anonymous
posted: 06:43 pm
de judgement is on de 26 feb 4 pirates.u can talk al nonsense,but u wil get anada 3.
Anonymous
posted: 06:44 pm
I am also a tit bit worries about the sudden lapse in our defensive strength and concentration. Pirates is not conceding and we are conceding in every game. This is not good. But i hope we will catch them up on the 26th when we give them another 3-0. Speculative but realistic.
Anonymous
posted: 06:46 pm
This goes out to the Kaizerbells/Cable-Thieves. I am Black and White by colour and the same goes with my blood but credit where is due. Kaizerbell Motaung jnr has proven again that he's lethal in front of goals and surely he's knocking on BB's doors not Khapela. This boy has all the qualities Masinga used to possess and to me we need such a striker...bully, good header of the ball and poacher.

However, I still believe that you will find it difficult to catch us on top.
Anonymous
posted: 06:48 pm
Great win boys. The midfield exposed our defence, thay started slow I counted a number of balls that midfield let pass unchallenged. 1st goal, midfield mistake, 2nd goal again miidfield let the defence down. Let's work on this. We played better in the second half. Overall great performance. Shapa. Humble pie is being served ko Naturena. Shapa
Anonymous
posted: 06:49 pm
I know dat revenge is sweet. Come 26th it will b even sweeter wen we Moor chimapnzee FC. Cabbages will flood de FNB, if de cables are not hidden
Anonymous
posted: 06:51 pm
de boys 2day play like de were tired,but vv wil get it right b 4 de swallows
Anonymous
posted: 06:52 pm
Heeeeee guys, what is eating Mosono? I mean the cabbage was at one stage 5 goal clear at the top and suddenly he's become a shadow of himself. Here comes Fanteni on your laurels and once it's going to SA player...I mean the Lesley Manyathela Goldern Boot Award.
babaj
posted: 06:57 pm
well done boys, especially kaizer jr.
all the teams just want to beat you then go on to lose six nil. please keep on working hard and concentrate.
AMAKHOSI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous
posted: 07:10 pm
those idiots chips fans they knew that this is a pirates not spaza shop they r tired now 2 stole cups n benefits frm the refs with wröng calls how many tyms u robbed santos n downs b4 u complain abt bucs penalties retain back downs trophys rothmans n bp n cocacola 2 santos sies man
Anonymous
posted: 07:15 pm
sinse its seems like we have visitors in this forum....lets ask them a question about last night !

How much was in that brown envilope to Ngqubule sinse we all know that Mr Jerome Damon was a happy man last weekend?
Anonymous
posted: 07:33 pm
Ayeye the is still on.
Anonymous
posted: 07:47 pm
The good thing bout this team is that, it doesn’t win through dubious penalties like a certain team led by bunch of thugs.
Come 26th Feb. they will tell us why they robbed Microsoft Excel fc and Mpumalanga black aces.
Sporo
posted: 07:50 pm
well done makhosi for keeping up the presure, BUT difence is the cause of concern, we not gonna stop mashego with this kind of defending. with Junior and ngcobo we shuld beat swallows easy so yeah its ON. Sibathulisile
Anonymous
posted: 08:03 pm
I just want to say congradulations to my team Kaizer Chiefs for beating Platinum Stars eish ka nnete re batshetse thupa hala la makhosi.
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