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2 - 0
(2 - 0)
King Zwelithini Stadium
20/01/2018 20:15
Referee: Phelelani Ndaba

Usuthu shock SuperSport in Durban

Posted: 20 January 2018 Time: 12:36

AmaZulu moved away from the relegation zone after defeating SuperSport United 2-0 at King Zwelithini Stadium on Saturday evening.

Michael Morton almost opened the scoring for AmaZulu in the second minute with a cracking shot from outside the box that sailed over the bar.

Siyabonga Nomvethe eventually opened the scoring for Usuthu in the 11th minute with a close range finish after he was setup by Ovidy Kururu from the right wing, 1-0.

Thuso Phala was unlucky not to find the equaliser in the 21st minute after his thumping shot from outside the box hit the upright.

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Teboho Mokoena had a chance in the 36th minute to find a reply but his curling strike from the edge of the box was saved by Siyabonga Mbatha.

Karuru made it 2-0 to Cavin Johnson's charges on the stroke of halftime with a gift of a goal following a sloppy pass from Reyaad Pieterse that the Zimbabwean intercepted and duly slotted away.

Kingston Nkhatha almost pulled a goal back 10 minutes into the second half with gliding header inside the box but it sailed wide of the target.

Matsatsantsa were awarded a penalty two minutes after the hour after Nkhatha was brought down in the box but Mbatha produced a great save to deny Aubrey Modiba from 12-yards out.

In the 72nd minute, Morgan Gould had a chance to pull a goal back but his header from the centre of the box sailed over the crossbar.

Modiba had an opportunity after 85 minutes with from a free-kick in a dangerous area but his curling shot went over the bar.

Matsatsantsa threw numbers forward in the last minutes but they unable to bypass the Usuthu defence.

Article by: Staff Reporter

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