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Peter Mokaba Stadium
15/09/2012 15:00

Khenyeza double downs Usuthu

Posted: 15 September 2012 Time: 16:53

Mabhuti Khenyeza scored two first half goals as SuperSport United beat AmaZulu 3-0 on Saturday afternoon.

Clifford Mulenga netted the other towards the end of the game as Matsatsantsa recorded their first win of the season – and put them in good stead ahead of the MTN8 Final against Moroka Swallows next weekend.

AmaZulu, on the other hand, have now conceded 11 goals without reply – worrying times for coach Roger Palmgren.

SuperSport started well and should have opened the scoring when Roscoe Pieterson’s cross found Atusaye Nyondo, but he wasted the opportunity.

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But 10 minutes later United opened the scoring through Khenyeza, who netted a rebound after Nyondo’s shot was parried by goalkeeper Mbongeni Mzimela.

On 25 minutes United were two up, and again Khenyeza was the goalscorer – this time he was given too much space in the box and fired in a low shot which beat the goalie.

AmaZulu had a few half-chances, with their first clear-cut opportunity falling to substitute Joseph Lekata, whose point-blank header was parried over the crossbar by Rowen Fernandez.

Another substitute, Mulenga, had no such problems as he made an instant impact on 82 minutes, beating Mzimela with a stunning strike from David Nkausu’s throw-in to put the icing on the cake for United.

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