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Match report: Chippa United steal a draw against SuperSport United

Posted: 6 November 2012 Time: 21:24

Kermit Erasmus bagged a brace for SuperSport United on Tuesday evening, but Chippa United stole a draw at the death.

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Early play was tentative as neither side managed to make much headway in attack, barring a sixth minute header from Andile Mbenyane that went over the bar.

While the Chilli Boys played some neat football, SuperSport's more direct style meant they were the more threatening team.

The home side would have been hoping for a positive start to settle their nerves in their first match under caretaker coach Farouk Abrahams, but it was not to be as half an hour in Erasmus fired home from close range, after some good work by Mabhuti Khenyeza, who put in a cross from the right.

The Pretoria team only remained in front for five minutes, however, as the Chilli Boys struck back through Welcome Qalanto, who scored as a result of some indecisive goalkeeping from Ronwen Williams.

The game remained evenly balanced until the half-time break.

Matsatsantsa restored their lead 15 minutes into the second half when George Maluleka played in a cross that was headed home by Erasmus.

Then, with 20 minutes to go, Chippa's task got that much more difficult when Buyani Sali was sent off for a second yellow card.

But the Cape side refused to give up the game, and after Erasmus had wasted a great chance, Qalanto ensured a point when he fired home from close range after Mbenyane's low ball into the box.

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Previous comments on this story...

The Phefeni Boy
posted: 10:24 pm
We are ready SS United....we want to win that game....we want those 3 points.....its going to be a tough game though.

We want this league title to be delivered to Naturena come May 2013......Asijiki
posted: 10:34 pm
We r marching in the light of GoD.........we. Will avenge the 3-0 drubbing of our noisy neighbors
posted: 10:34 pm
2 unbeaten teams dis season will b fighting for 3 points we will keep our unbeaten dat I'm sure of...khosi4lyf!!
posted: 10:38 pm

Hahahahaha khosi yes wat Supersport did to our Gorilla neighbours was very painful, Yes we will avenge them, we are good neighbours!!
Unti-Pirates Fans
posted: 10:52 pm
These guys(Supersport) are draw machines for sure.
posted: 11:09 pm
We've forgotten about Arrows now it's SUPERSPORT's chance to donate those three points...asizwile,asisineki,asincokoli,asincengile....asisabisi ngobuso niyazibonela,akusho mina....we are so happy before and after the match,but during the match......UNGASILOKOTHI
Rodger must goooooo,fullstop
posted: 01:57 am
U all gonna keep ur unbeaten runs.a movie has one lead staring and both dis teams a coached by two movie mogoes. So a draw is de only available result come sat
posted: 07:58 am
Y is dat teams like SSU, Celtic and Ajax perfoms when playing big teams (Chiefs, Pirates and Sundowns)?
posted: 08:54 am
How many draws does SSU have?? 1win..Draw Specialist
posted: 08:56 am
This Fifa FUTSAL is boring really the sooner it comes to an end the better..what rubbish sport..nxa
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