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Kaizer Chiefs beat Bloemfontein Celtic 2-0

Posted: 21 March 2012 Time: 21:18

Kaizer Chiefs put the weekend behind them with a solid 2-0 win over Bloemfontein Celtic on Wednesday.

A goal in each half from Lucky Baloyi and Lehlohonolo Majoro handed Amakhosi a much-needed victory.

Chiefs dominated the first 45 minutes, controlling possession and looking threatening in attack, while Celtic seemed out of ideas in front of goal.

But despite their domination, Chiefs seemed more eager to pass the ball in the final third, with nobody wanting to take responsibity for the final shot on goal.

Lehlohonolo Majoro came close to breaking the deadlock inside 10 minutes, but his stinging shot from just inside the 18-yard box hit the side-netting.

Amakhosi continued to push, and it paid off just after the half-hour mark, when Baloyi scored what will surely be one of the goals of the season.

Baloyi let fly with a rocket of a shot from about 35 yards, and the ball sailed into the top left corner, giving Thabani Stemmer no chance.

Celtic tried to get back in the game, but were outplayed in midfield and lacked spark in the attack. However, they came close to levelling the score just after the break, but were denied by some excellent keeping from Itumeleng Khune.

The visitor's first corner of the match resulted in a goalmouth scramble, and Letladi Madubanya tried an overhead-kick from six yards out – but his acrobatic effort was superbly saved by Khune with his feet.

Celtic came into the game a bit after that, and Madubanya should have equalised, but with just the keeper to beat he fired wide.

Three minutes later Majoro doubled Chiefs' lead, after some good teamwork. Masango forced his way into the box on the right and sent in a good cross, finding Majoro unmarked four yards out. The striker made no mistake, side-footing the ball home to make it 2-0.

Promising second half substitute Ransford Osei wasted a great chance when, in a one-on-one situation, he fired straight at Khune.

The game became more open as Celtic pressed forward in search of a goal and Chiefs looked to hit on the counter, but in the end Amakhosi held onto their two-goal lead, which takes them to fourth on the table with a game in hand.

Previous comments on this story...

posted: 10:24 pm
Rats must shut up they played a dull draw against dunusa lastnyt they thought we wil lose 2night or draw lol I see they are the ones who r hurting the most it shows that realy amakhosi r a big team this league is going 2 naturena nw deal with that u dom kops
posted: 10:27 pm
VV ga a Fotsek!

Bobstake must fokof!

5 skipas musk Fotsek!

Maloma ke Boss!
posted: 10:28 pm
Chibuku fans must be very frustrated with the Chiefs win tonite. many of them must be thinking of committing suicide. Firstly, they said there was no way Chiefs will win. Its was either a eltic win or a draw accorsding to these dunderheads.
Now Chiefs win easily and miss about 5 clear cut chances. as always Chibuku fans will always want to find something to downplay a Chiefs win. Now today if they laugh @ Chiefs for missing 5 clear cut chances they will be admitting that Chiefs deserved to win by @ least 8-0. Sorry Chibuku fans we know you are hurting badly inside. But anyway you deserve the pain dimpya ke lona.
posted: 10:28 pm
Some ppl are really stupid nd empty headed zebra fans must shut the f.u.c.k up now when "martha" "batman"did exactly that against FSS u said nothing,enough now abt the celtic goalkeeper the referee was jst giving u a taste of your own medicine:UP THE BUCS SHOW!
posted: 10:34 pm
@All Zebraz....Tlou said''......im happy to get a point _ from home.....''It was the twist of a tongue.Infact he wanted to say ''away from''.Even the intervier wsnt concerned.Un like your mr 3 points,who is even being tipped to be the moemish of the year,Tlou wl never even be the moemish of the week.Can you imagin,Punch Masanamela,playing the whole 90 minutes not even knowing that it was a cup game?Thinking it was a league game?
The Ghost
posted: 10:36 pm
Make noise all you want but the fact is you are our little b!tches le difebenyana tsa rena one night stands ha re boregile. Anyway, it is a fact Bucs are far better than chiefs.
The Ghost
posted: 10:40 pm
A o monna tzozzo are you really that relieved ... thina we care hore we beat you over the weekend so go back to your country nja ke wena, hare ko Botswana more.
posted: 10:40 pm
Chibuku fans must be very frustrated with this result. Firstly they wanted a win for Celtic or at least a draw non of which happens. The Mighty Amakhosi wins the match easily and miss half a dozen chances.

Now Chibuku fans don't know whether to console themselves by laughing at those missed chances because that will be to admit that Chiefs deserved to win by at least 10-0.Shame on you Chibuku FC aka 2nd Star FC. Le swabile. Go to bed feeling the pain dimpya ke lona. Rise Khos Rise.
posted: 10:43 pm
Majola is Musona no 2, trust me.
posted: 10:46 pm
"Martha batman" dd exactly wat thabang stemmmer dd tonite against FSS so zebra fans stop comlaining &moaning &start preparing yourselfs for more heartache at the end of the season.UP THE BUCS SHOW!
posted: 11:00 pm
Beware Sundows,lekhosi is coming to snatch a league title.as for mabakabaka we will find u.
posted: 11:01 pm
Celtics is one of the weakest teams at the moment.But just look how they are making the noise.Its as if they have won the 1st star.
posted: 11:01 pm
Eish we will never hear the end of this lousy win.
posted: 11:16 pm
Pi.rats is the only big south african team to be defeated by more than 3 goals to 0 even by smaler club. They got beaten 7veral tyms by kc that's why they're hapy abt last result.
posted: 11:20 pm
n the rats got whopped by far 1 of da weakest teams in da psl. Santos lol oh rem dat da same celtics whopped bucs by a goal to nil so chiefs shuld really celebrate neh.
posted: 11:28 pm
So if Motaung fc is the best team in Mzansi and will win the league with the same coach and manager,then Bobby was correct by not buying "expensive players" so the hobbos must shut up
The Ghost
posted: 11:31 pm
chiefs are our little b!tches and lena makhosikazi you know that, you are still celebrating that victory by Santos, why couldn't you do the same this Saturday past? marete a lena. Where do ALL the PSL trophies reside at this present moment? hahaha.
posted: 11:43 pm
Can some one please put a mini-report here about what happened to Cosmos-Martzburg match.What was the score?Who stoped the game?Was it crowd trouble or what?Who was injured?Who had scored?How many minutes were they left?Thank you in advance.
posted: 12:06 am
Shame myeni.u went to pierat to break into da reserv league squad.lol...lmao,wa phapha mfana..nd o rata tshelete
posted: 12:08 am
Go 2 hell u stinking rats we did beat u in the 1st round of the szn u were just returning the favour n u suprised urselfz coz u never scored 3 goalz against us it was our stupid coach who gave u that game so shut the f.u.c.k up go back 2 ur stinking hole u bloody rats
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