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Posted: 6 December 2014 Time: 17:42

Kaizer Chiefs claimed bragging rights with a 2-0 victory over Orlando Pirates in the Soweto Derby at FNB Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Siphiwe Tshabalala and Siphelele Mthembu got the goals as log leaders Chiefs moved 14 points clear of second-placed Ajax Cape Town, who will play their respective 14th League game of the season against SuperSport United tomorrow.

Chippa United and champions Mamelodi Sundowns are in action tonight and could close the gap on the unbeaten Amakhosi.

READ: Pirates vs Chiefs as it happened.

The opening half was a cagey affair, with minimal goal-mouth action.

Chiefs had the first chance in the 19th minute, as Kingston Nkhatha headed over at the near post after overlapping fullback Siboniso Gaxa was released down the right by Reneilwe Letsholonyane.

Tshabalala showed intent on the half-hour mark, but he shot waywardly on the turn after receiving a throw-in at the edge of the area by Gaxa.

At the other end, combative midfielder Thandani Ntshumayelo rattled the side-netting on the angle after bursting into the final third shortly before the recess.

The Glamour Boys raised the tempo after the interval, and struck in the 51st minute when Tshabalala stylishly steered in low cross from the right by Bernard Parker.

Stuart Baxter's men should have doubled the advantage in the 65th minute but Letsholonyane clipped the top of the woodwork with the goal at his mercy.

The Sea Robbers threatened on occasion through unsuccessful strikes from Daine Klate and Sifiso Myeni in the latter stages.

However, Mthembu put the result beyond doubt in stoppage time when he tapped in a right-wing cross from fellow substitute George Lebese.

HOME: Orlando Pirates

Coach: Eric Tinkler
Formation: four two three one

AWAY: Kaizer Chiefs

Coach: Stuart Baxter
Formation: four two three one

Livefyre comments on this story...

Fresha wa lekhosi
posted: 2014-12-06 16:09:02

Ther is no diferent bwtn ARSENAL n PIRATES xem 

posted: 2014-12-06 16:10:15

Who is Nyawana!!!  Can someone tell me please?

posted: 2014-12-06 16:10:50

Guys where are their CHEERLEADERS?

posted: 2014-12-06 16:10:59

We need to offload the following players next season Bibo,miyeni,gcaba,klate,gabuza to name a few and bring in new hungry players as for mhlongo he needs time but also we need a new experienced goal keeper and also a new coach should come in with his assistant and goalkeeper coach.

K.I.C (Khosiologyst)
posted: 2014-12-06 16:11:55

I'm worried about KING....the MTN8 loss hit him hard, tooday he might. finally swallow that rattex mixed with SunDoesntSet (Halephirimi)...please if u are in Daveyton check for the oldest young man in a Nissan 1400,if he's still alive take him too Mayfair for welfare care.

posted: 2014-12-06 16:12:00

mthembu scored hehehe, when will Gabuza score?

what the hell
posted: 2014-12-06 16:12:10

It's clear no one can match Chiefs they are the best this season

khosi lami
posted: 2014-12-06 16:14:15

We out of this league Futsek

Cosa Nostra The 1st 48
posted: 2014-12-06 16:16:07

He is with his longtime sweetheart Maminzela

K.I.C (Khosiologyst)
posted: 2014-12-06 16:16:40

Great defending by Majoro later supported by Erusmus.

Lebese has no respect for those in mourning struu...how can he do that to Mahamutsa? mxm

K.I.C (Khosiologyst)
posted: 2014-12-06 16:17:32

@Cosa Nostra hehehehehe

Cosa Nostra The 1st 48
posted: 2014-12-06 16:19:21

No! Wrong faniso arsenal strikers are scoring goals maybe Liverpool

T-Man wa leKhosi
posted: 2014-12-06 16:19:50

Sho my Chief, A man got to do what a man got to do.

Gucci Man
posted: 2014-12-06 16:20:25

T-Man wa leKhosi

Aweee, aweee Khosi lami elihle

posted: 2014-12-06 16:21:09

Where are all those,who were saying Chiefs is holding the ambrella,m sure you are wetting ur pants now,coz the train is moving @ high speed n it seems only God can stop it now

T-Man wa leKhosi
posted: 2014-12-06 16:21:15

Hahahaha me milked that cow midday

posted: 2014-12-06 16:21:15

second loss in a row to zebras with the same score line

ai bafwethu.

posted: 2014-12-06 16:22:26

You offloading.... When the Season started you were laughing when we didn't go crazy in the Market...saying we broke...We are full of Points now.

posted: 2014-12-06 16:26:24

Kidiaba Thank you.

posted: 2014-12-06 16:26:27

Pirates must beat Dunusa we dnt want to insight them from our backs

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