Lions showed great character coming from 2-0 down to force the game into extra-time. Chiefs scored their winning goal from a spot-kick by Gerald Sibeko in the 96th minute to grab a 3-2 victory.
_quote Speaking to KickOff.com after the game, Phumo urged his players to produce the same performance in their next remaining League games in order to survive relegation from the First Division. "This was fantastic performance by my players. Whoever came to the stadium got their money's worth. We matched Chiefs pound for pound, especially in the second half. I think football was winner at the end of the day. "I have urged my players to keep their heads high and take the same performance to our remaining games in order to survive relegation." Lions players protested when the referee blew his whistle for a penalty after defender Siyabonga Shoyisa was ajudged to have fouled Stanton Lewis. However, Phumo declined to comment on the incident. "I have never in my career questioned a referee's decision and I reserve my comment again on this incident," says the coach.
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