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Posted: 30 April 2014 Time: 19:11

Kaizer Chiefs have slipped up yet again in the League race following their 1-1 draw with Free State Stars at Peter Mokaba Stadium on Wednesday night.

The draw means Chiefs, who also drew their last match against Bidvest Wits, are now four points behind Mamelodi Sundowns with two rounds of matches still to play.

The first half was a scrappy affair, as was the second half. Defender Mulomowandau Mathoho came close to an opener in the seventh minute when he connected Siphiwe Tshabalala's corner, but his header was over the bar.

Perhaps the best chance of the half was Bernard Parker's header from close range in the 27th minute from another cross by 'Shabba', but Stars goalkeeper Ayanda Mtshali was equal to the task.

Straight after the break Chiefs were on the offensive and just three minutes in Tsepo Masilela crossed for Parker, whose header was just over the bar.

With the pressure mounting to get a win at all costs, Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter replaced George Lebese with Katlego Mphela in the 61st minute and it took just eight minutes for 'Killer' to make an impact.

In the 69th minute, Mtshali went down under a challenge in the box but instead of staying down to get the referee's attention, the goalie was quick on his feet allowing for play to continue.

Gaxa sent in a cross and Mphela just missed it with a header, but the ball bounced off Paulus Masehe and off the crossbar, allowing Mphela to pounce for his first goal in Chiefs' colours.

Stars didn't give up though, as Masehe tried to beat Itumeleng Khune from distance in the 80th minute, but Bafana Bafana's number one was equal to the task.

However, Stars were not to be denied. Substitute Luyolo Nomandela beat Gaxa for pace in the 83rd minute down the left wing and put in a cross. Masilela tried to clear with his weaker right foot but Thabo Moloi, who also came off the bench, blocked with his leg catching Khune off guard and in it went in for the equaliser.

Livefyre comments on this story...

posted: 2014-04-30 17:19:25

Nkhathazo?? Ntate Baxter I give up. I want the nyanga Nkhatha goes to.

posted: 2014-04-30 17:22:21

mbombela stadium Mr Editor???

posted: 2014-04-30 17:24:20

Nkatha, Parker and yeye should sit on the bench nama-Ice cube

posted: 2014-04-30 17:25:08

if we dnt win tonyts game den baxter with his son nkatha must pack deir bags nd go nxa

Forward Rhino
posted: 2014-04-30 17:26:45

The Most Successful Team and The Most Supported Team eMzansi is Playing Again and is Going to Win Tonight. We are going to be Crown the ABSA League Champs Again this Season. Love & Peace. 

posted: 2014-04-30 17:33:03

All d way Free Stars, do it for Sundowns

posted: 2014-04-30 17:35:19

to be honest we playing with 8 nd a half players (minus yeye nd nkatha nd half parker), i just pray we win even 1 nil will do

posted: 2014-04-30 17:38:18

Chiefs wont win this one their approach doesnt convinced that they want it by all means

posted: 2014-04-30 17:49:02

I'm a Chiefs as some might know but just for the mere fact that our stupid coach insists on fielding his unproductive & off-form favorites(Nkatha, Yeye & Gaxa) I'll watch Pirates game rather because I've had it with this favouritism really now!


@Bongz # Bucs
posted: 2014-04-30 17:58:40

Nyawana could not use his left foot...LOL...

Someone. Is going to cry....Pitso

@Bongz # Bucs
posted: 2014-04-30 17:59:27

Chiefs is toooo predictible...Dimitru

@Bongz # Bucs
posted: 2014-04-30 18:01:29

IS Mfiki hugging Katsande....Mxxm...y's dog

posted: 2014-04-30 18:02:00

@Bongz # Bucs  Can he predict how we are going to score?

posted: 2014-04-30 18:09:14

Nkatha again coach? Yah maybe God will score for us I really give up, please nkatha prove me wrong atleast we need to put downs under pressure maybe they will stumble, just one goal.

posted: 2014-04-30 18:12:07

Maybe our coach is tired of coaching us he wants to leave so he is pushing kaizer to fire him. I doubt he is serious about this team.

posted: 2014-04-30 18:13:45

what system r we currently playing coz players r allover d pitch. baxter is really losing it nw nd his favouritism towards bo yeye nd nkatha is not helping. entlik we playing kak just waiting for setpieces coz dats our only hope 4 scoring, we really hopeless dese days

posted: 2014-04-30 18:14:26

Kickoff footballer of the year Willard Katsande really SA do not have players at all. Is this guy really a footballer or rough tackler?

posted: 2014-04-30 18:14:45

Predictable starting 11 (Nkatha + YeYe), We even know how Nkatha is going to run and how YeYe is going to pass the ball.

posted: 2014-04-30 18:20:07

Coach what did killer do to you?

posted: 2014-04-30 18:25:48

We r nt tht aggresive...we mis a lot of chances...

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