Absa Premiership

As it happened: Bloem Celtic 0-2 Kaizer Chiefs

Gustavo Paez (Gallo Images)
Gustavo Paez (Gallo Images)
Last Updated

12 Apr 2017

The Soweto side has claimed 15 points from 10 away matches this season.The Amakhosi are placed third on the Absa Premiership log with 39 points from 22 matches.

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In head-to-head stats, Celtic and Chiefs have met in 58 league matches since 1985.

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The Amakhosi have claimed 32 wins compared to 10 for Phunya Sele Sele, while 16 matches have been drawn.

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Celtic have won eight of their 28 home league matches against Chiefs, suffering nine defeats in the process.

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When the teams met earlier this season, they played to a goalless draw in Soweto. 

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Celtic have not scored against Chiefs in the league since a 2-2 draw back in 2010/11.

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Celtic XI: Tignyemb, Dube, Rikhotso, Ndengane, Mxoyana, Lakay, Nyatama, Letlabika, Hotto, Phalane, Mabasa.

Subs: Mtshali, Mahlasela, Sibanda, Zuma, Maruping, Mvula, Abdoul.

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Chiefs XI: Khune, Mphahlele, Gordinho, Mathoho, Masilela, Maluleka, Katsande, Molangoane, Chirambadare, Tshabalala, Parker.

Subs: Bvuma, Cardoso, Moleko, Ekstein, Buchanan, Twala, Paez.

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KICK-OFF IS AT 19:30

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1' KICK OFF!

First half is underway and the crowd is already vocal. It's the only way it is at a Celtic-Chiefs game.


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Who will draw first blood?

Chiefs are looking desperately for three points to stay in the title race

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4' FOUL!

Nyatama gives a way a free kick for a silly challenge on Tshabalala.

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7' Sticky game here as Celtic look the more likely to score but only if they use there possession and create attacking play.

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12' GOOOAAAALLLLLL!!

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Maluleka scores with a brilliant left foot finish.

Chiefs in a commanding role now after Celtic put so much pressure on them in the opening moments of the match.

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15' Katsande brings down Ndengane and Celtic receives a free kick.

Celtic now looking to equalise after Maluleka's goal gave Chiefs the lead.

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Yellow card issued to Katsande

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20' Celtic 0-1 Chiefs

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22' Midfield battle is very congested as Lakay fouls Masilela on the left flank.

Celtic have to find proper gaps on the field of play. 

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26' CHANCE! Mxoyana is put into space with a through ball only to be flagged offside by the assistant referee.

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27' Celtic being more effective on attack as Chiefs players are putting in challenges to slow them down.

Foul by Chirambadare on Dube.

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32' CHANCE!

Tignyemb can breath a sigh of relief as Shabba's poor first touch lets him down as the ball goes past the keeper for a goalkick

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37' UNLUCKY!

That shot by Lakay has Khune screaming at his defence. The winger's shot almost slid into the bottom right corner. Great work by Celtic so far as they putting Chiefs defence to the test. 

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40' Celtic 01 Chiefs

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42' Celtic's home form has not looked great and a win tonight could give the club a huge lift but it seems unlikely as all their chance's are not looking threatening enough.

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45' HALF TIME!

Celtic would need more energy and a replacement should be made especially in midfield. 

Get Chiefs' fullbacks busy chasing

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45' Second half is underway!

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47' Phalane takes a strike at goal only to see his effort thrash into the side netting.

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51' CHANCE!

Katsande connects the ball on target only for Tignyemb to get a hand on it...

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56'  Paez gets a chance to take to the field in replace of Chirambadare.

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In the meantime Celtic also pulled some strings as Razak comes on for Mabaso.

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58' Mathoho takes a shot after a corner taken by Maluleka falls into his path but Rikhotso is close by to pull off a block.

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60' Celtic 0-1 Chiefs

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68' GOOOAAALLLL!!

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70' Celtic 0 -  2 Chiefs

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73' Lakay gets into a tussle with Maluleka and the gives a free kick to the Chiefs goalscorer this evening. 

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75' CHANCE!

Parker finds a bit of space and receives the ball only to be called offside by theflagsman.

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79' Molangoane is off for as Twala replaces him.

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80' All the Chiefs players are coming together to defend as Bernard Parker gives away a free kick for a challenge on Phalane.

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81' Celtic make a move from the substitutes bench as Moeketsi Mvula on for Rikhotso.

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83' Chiefs now pulls the trigger off the bench as the hardworking Parker comes on for Ekstein.

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86' FREE KICK!

Katsande puts in a tackle on Fiston Abduol Razak. 

Lakay is given the chance to have a strike on goal.

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90' FOUR minutes of additional minutes added on

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92' Celtic certainly has to come to grips with the way the play as a unit.

Consistency in their attacking play and just a lack of concentration in dangerous moments in the game. 

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FULL TIME!

Celtic 0-2 Chiefs

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That is all folks, Thank you for choosing Sport24 to catch this encounter between Kaizer Chiefs and Bloemfontein Celtic.

Enjoy the rest of your evening.

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