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Premier Soccer League match report Bidvest Wits 0-0 Kaizer Chiefs

Posted: 23 April 2014 Time: 18:31

Kaizer Chiefs' fate in the title race is no longer in their hands after drawing 0-0 with Bidvest Wits at Bidvest Stadium on Wednesday night.

The result means log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns - who are five points richer than Chiefs having played an extra game - can claim Premiership honours if they win their remaining two matches.

Wits, in third spot, are effectively out of contention.

In an evenly contested tie, the visitors threatened early on, as Siphiwe Tshabalala and George Lebese flashed shots wide before Kingston Nkhatha drilled a useful effort straight at Moeneeb Josephs in the opening 10 minutes.

Gavin Hunt's men, though, nearly replied with interest five minutes later, as Sthembiso Ngocbo's low strike on the angle required a fine save from Amakhosi skipper Itumeleng Khune.

At the other end, Bernard Parker curled a free-kick on target midway through the opening stanza but Josephs was perfectly placed to punch clear.

The Clever Boys, who looked dangerous on the counter, came agonisingly close to netting minutes before the interval, but Ngcobo's header clipped the top of the crossbar off a Jabulani Shongwe corner.

Parker had the last chance of the half but his low shot on the turn was scooped up by the watchful Josephs.

The Students were denied by the woodwork again in the 49th minute, as Asive Langwe's first-time attempt rattled the upright, while Ngcobo later had an effort chalked out for offside.

The Glamour Boys then wasted two great opportunities in quick succession just past the hour-mark, as Nkhatha volleyed over from close range before Lebese failed to connect inside the area.

Chiefs substitute Katlego Mphela almost snatched a last-minute winner but the former Bafana Bafana star headed a Tshabalala cross against the goal-frame.

Livefyre comments on this story...

@Bongz # Bucs
posted: 2014-04-23 18:00:26

Fatty

@Bongz # Bucs
posted: 2014-04-23 18:01:57

Kwakwa....

@Bongz # Bucs
posted: 2014-04-23 18:03:23

Wits has a strong squad if u look at what they have on the bench

The real VIPER(Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed
posted: 2014-04-23 18:06:00

The game is on we shall see uthi ubabonile nje o Asive Langwe no SV ukuthi how they terrorize abo Masilela?

Gold Standard
posted: 2014-04-23 18:11:42

So what?

Magaya
posted: 2014-04-23 18:11:45

Wits defence is on a looooong holiday. Something is not coming together, there is no shadow striker that joins in.

Gold.Bold.Glamour

escobar511
posted: 2014-04-23 18:12:54

Imiddle field yethu ife fifi hayi uBaxter usicostile kuleleague maybe uMotsepe umthengile.

Funky
posted: 2014-04-23 18:15:51

Nkhatha is on holiday as usuall.others they call it hard work

chauke6
posted: 2014-04-23 18:20:04

Mtn gone

Telkom gone

Caf championship gone

Caf confederation gone

Now league gone

nedbank gone

Hehehe it never rains but pours at Nature a

A va kumi chummm this year.

Hehehe

Ganyani AMPLIFIED(BucsBack2theTop )
posted: 2014-04-23 18:20:34

zebras survived . 45 min to go.

Gold Standard
posted: 2014-04-23 18:21:01

that awkward time when u wish a player can be injured n ruled out for six months, Nkatha.

Ganyani AMPLIFIED(BucsBack2theTop )
posted: 2014-04-23 18:21:33

chiefs ayikumi chumuuuuu this season hehehe.

Zero My Hero
posted: 2014-04-23 18:21:48

I see Chiefs winning this one by 3-0

Magaya
posted: 2014-04-23 18:22:32

Careful what you wish for, son.

GinoFeelo Balotelli
posted: 2014-04-23 18:23:14

We on holiday like Pirates

chakide
posted: 2014-04-23 18:23:19

To calm myself everytime the ball goes to nkatha i close my eyes i dont want to c mistakes but lebese tech. Not rite yet mabe he is a late bloomer

Mthinayi Bugs Killer
posted: 2014-04-23 18:24:49

Only Khune is playing here, the rest of our players are so dammed dead. There is not no decent passes from all angles. Baxter please do something about this nonsense you caused. I hate loosing before it really happens.

nthaudiwalekhosi
posted: 2014-04-23 18:25:23

No sense of urgency in front of Wits goalposts..

.Mphela in And off is Nkatha!!!Not so bad khosis

GinoFeelo Balotelli
posted: 2014-04-23 18:27:05

Midfield dead

#Thank u Khune**

Mosixty
posted: 2014-04-23 18:27:14

 my team is not committed...

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