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Premier Soccer League Kaizer Chiefs Mpumalanga Black Aces

Posted: 20 December 2014 Time: 14:13

Kaizer Chiefs edged Mpumalanga Black Aces 1-0 on Saturday to maintain their unbeaten record in the Absa Premiership going into the festive break.

The log leaders, who are currently 16 points clear at the summit, tasted success in their 18th League game thanks to Mandla Masango's 60th minute header at FNB Stadium.

Aces, in mid-table, can feel hard done by as they twice struck the woodwork, with question marks raised as to whether the ball crossed the line on one of those occasions.

Chiefs dictated play early on, as Kingston Nkhatha and Bernard Parker fired unsuccessful shots on Jackson Mabokgwane's goal.

The visitors, though, came agonisingly close to scoring in the 19th minute, but Tendai Ndoro's strike in the box was superbly pushed on to the post by a diving Brilliant Khuzwayo. Moments later Ndoro had a shot cleared off the line by Man of the Match Mulomowandau Mathoho.

Soon after Nkhatha headed a Parker flick-on over from a corner, while at the other end Ndoro volleyed narrowly off target from an acute angle midway through the first stanza.

Amakhosi threatened again just before the interval, as Ugandan enforcer Ivan Bukenya headed a Siphiwe Tshabalala cross over from close range.

AmaZayoni started the second period strongly, and almost broke the deadlock in the 52nd minute as Aubrey Ngoma's dipping, left-footed effort beat Khuzwayo but not the crossbar. The Aces faithful thought the ball had crossed the line after hitting the woodwork, but referee Daniel Bennett and his assistants ruled otherwise.

Masango then struck the decisive blow on the hour-mark, as he headed in a right-wing cross from Nkhatha.

Masango could have made the game safe in the 78th minute but Mabokgwane dropped down smartly to deny the Glamour Boys attacker in a one-on-one situation.

Chiefs substitute Matthew Rusike nearly made an impact in the closing stages as his shot brushed the outside of the post. Mabokgwane, though, had it covered.

AWAY: Mpumalanga Black Aces

Coach: Clive Barker
Formation: four four two

Livefyre comments on this story...

Chief Murphy
posted: 2014-12-20 13:11:17

Lol khosi rats and dunudunu will be admitted with heart attack lol 46 points

Ongzstar17
posted: 2014-12-20 13:11:59

Don't worry about it Khosi. This is our race and next year we will show off Khosi and field everyone, we might just even see Baxter in some guys. Make him the goalkeeper give these teams a chance

K4L

Deezle
posted: 2014-12-20 13:12:03

Lol reading is a skill and wena nyoana you don't have that skill

Scrutanize - Khosi 4 Life
posted: 2014-12-20 13:12:15

We going for a Kill

Chief Murphy
posted: 2014-12-20 13:12:44

Lol yhoo actual catching ball khosi and hear vuvuleza after those spectacular catches

shlalo wezihlalo
posted: 2014-12-20 13:14:03

I know this words shivers lots of people spines, bt it is mentioning us, KAIZER ' SERIAL KILLERS' CHIEFS, we r killing them one by one, and at the end of the day they will b all dead, while we r busy being investigated, useshilo ke ushlalo wezihlalo

Deezle
posted: 2014-12-20 13:15:04

So there's one one fan from sunflops hoping that aces beat chiefs...the rest are gone,I guess this one dunu fan get a plug from something

xokzinm
posted: 2014-12-20 13:15:35

Wishing my team KC good luck

shlalo wezihlalo
posted: 2014-12-20 13:15:40

U r lost broer, useshilo ke ushlalo wezihlalo

Chief Murphy
posted: 2014-12-20 13:16:30

Lol heh nyona banna eh eh mogwera reading is a skill

mooki12
posted: 2014-12-20 13:16:58

Its chiefs against the entire psl, we know Rats & clowns took 1 day aces membership cards

BLACKRIDGE
posted: 2014-12-20 13:18:14

Our temporal run will produce 46points after this match #FOREVERFEARLESS n still undefeated

Glamour Boy
posted: 2014-12-20 13:18:16

Let us go for broke and leave no stone unturned boys.

Chief Murphy
posted: 2014-12-20 13:18:19

Lol he can misuse nyaope we don't mind khosi its a festive

Tiboos - Glamour Boys
posted: 2014-12-20 13:18:32

Am sure he can read but Murphy's words are too clever for him to understand

MusaweNkosinathi
posted: 2014-12-20 13:18:39

I no him, he is not fully fit upstairs, hance I don't entertain him...

T-Man wa leKhosi
posted: 2014-12-20 13:18:41

Suddenly they want Maluleka or Lebese on the stands and Karuru given a run nc nc nc ay mara labantu basenza inhlekisa with their confusion.

shlalo wezihlalo
posted: 2014-12-20 13:20:18

Aces need luck, useshilo ke ushlalo wezihlalo

MusaweNkosinathi
posted: 2014-12-20 13:20:56

Lol, nyoana confused

Funky
posted: 2014-12-20 13:21:02

U can't make everyone happy khosi

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