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Wits xi: Goss, Hlatshwayo, Domingo, Hotto, Nange, Alexander, Macheke, Gordinho, Human, Phillips, Dzvukamanja. BENCH :- Mhlongo, Monare, Eva Nga, Ritchie, Macuphu, Khunyedi, Sekgota, Mathebula, Mlonyeni.
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Chiefs XI: Akpeyi, Moleko, Cardoso, Mathoho, Sasman, Katsande, Manyama, Ngcobo, Billiat, Castro, Nurkovic Subs: Bvuma, Parker, Baccus, Mpahlele, Kambole, Agay, Blom, Zuma, Ntiya-Ntiya
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Kaizer Chiefs are topping the tale but we will be after maximum points as Sundowns are hot on their heels! Bidvest Wits are in fifth but if they win their games in hand could climb up the table a few places.
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Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Absa Premiership clash between Kaizer Chiefs and Bidvest Wits.
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KICK OFF: We are underway!
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Domingo gets an early cross in for the away side but nothing comes of it.
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It's been a rather open start the game as both sides demonstrate their intent to get ahead.
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Phillips gets in behind but he couldn't quite beat the offside trapp as the Chiefs backline was high and organized.
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Save! Castro gets his head on the end of a long diagonal and draws a fine save from Goss, who tipped the ball over the bar.
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SCORE UPDATE: Kaizer Chiefs 0-0 Bidvest Wits.
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Billiat's snapshot from range goes wide.
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Moleko's cross into the the penalty area is punched clear by Goss
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There is a break in play as both teams enjoy a d4rinks break. chiefs have started the game as the better team, Wits will look to improve when play resumes.
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SCORE UPDATE: Kaizer Chiefs 0-0 Bidvest Wits.
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Goal! Kaizer Chiefs lead! And deservedly so. It's a fantastic out-swinging corner and Nurkovic does ever so well to rise above the rest and find the corner with a terrific glancing header. Chiefs 1-0 Wits.
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Just five minutes to go in the half. Chiefs remain in control.
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HALF TIME: Kaizer Chiefs 1-0 Bidvest Wits.
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Saves! Hotto shoots from the free kick and Akpeyi should gather, but rather parries back into the box. He saves the rebound, before an onslaught of Wits shots are blocked before Chiefs eventually clear their lines! That's a big let off for the home side.
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There will be a minimum of 3 minutes added time as Chiefs look to see out the first half.
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KICK OFF: We are underway again.
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Chance! Billiat gets on the end of a cut back but his effort is wild and into the empty stands.
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Chance for an equalizer! The ball is fed into the box for Gordinho who spins his man and gets his shot away, but Akpeyi does well to make a smothering save.
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Save! Goss denies Castro and keeps his side in the game! The midfielder weaved his way between two Wits defenders before shooting powerfully at goal. Goss did well to get two strong hands behind it.
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SUB: Substitutions: Zuma (IN) and Castro (OUT)
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SCORE UPDATE: Kaizer Chiefs 1-0 Bidvest Wits.
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Eva Nga’s turn and shot is straight down Akpeyi’s throat. End to end stuff at the moment.
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There is a break in play as Zuma has picked up a knock.
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It is time for another cooling break. Wits will have to step it up in order to get the equalizing goal. However to the credit of the home team, Chiefs have been solid all round.
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There is just 15 minutes left of play and Wits are starting to move the ball around nicely. Nange looks to whip in a cross but it is well dealt with by the Chiefs defense.
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SUB: Sekgota comes on for Domingo.
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YELLOW: Hlatshwayo finds himself in the book as things begin to heat up in these closing minutes.
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Billiat looks to curl one from outside the box but his effort is straight at the keeper.
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Crossbar! That's almost game, set, match as Nurkovic does brilliantly to cut in on his right foot and bend his shot towards the top corner. It was a great effort, but he was denied by the bar.
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FULL TIME: Kaizer Chiefs 1-1 Bidvest Wits.
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YELLOW: Macuphu is booked for a late tackle.
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Goal! Wits equalize in the dying minutes of the game! The cross comes into the box and Alexander strikes it beautifully on the volley and into the bottom corner! There will be a minimum of five minutes added time. Kaizer Chiefs 1-1 Bidvest Wits.
Kaizer Chiefs
Bidvest Wits
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Goal Scorers
1
36' Samir Nurk...
89' Cole Alexa...
1
Yellow Cards
2
49' Willard Ka...
85' Thulani Hl...
91' Mxolisi Ma...
0
Red Cards
0
11
Squad
11
Eric Mathoho
Daniel Cardoso
Leonardo Ca...
Samir Nurkovic
Khama Billiat
Kgotso Moleko
Yagan Sasman
Lebogang Ma...
Willard Kat...
Nkosingiphi...
Daniel Akpeyi
3
4
8
9
11
18
20
21
31
37
40
3
10
11
14
17
23
24
29
31
33
37
Thulani Hla...
Haashim Dom...
Deon Hotto
Phathutshed...
Cole Alexander
Ricardo Goss
Alton Macheke
Lorenzo Gor...
Rowan Human
Keenan Phil...
Terrence Dz...
9
Reserves
9
Ramahlwe Mp...
Anthony Akumu
Kearyn Baccus
Lazarous Ka...
Bernard Parker
Dumisani Zuma
Siphosakhe ...
Bruce Bvuma
Njabulo Blom
2
5
6
7
25
28
36
44
45
8
16
19
26
27
28
36
38
41
Thabang Monare
Brighton Mh...
Evanga
Molahlehi K...
Keegan Ritchie
Mxolisi Mac...
Kigi
Mpho Mathebula
Lisakhanya ...