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|15||D Farmer (B Mkhize 25′)|
MARITZBURG UTD 0
0 GOLDEN ARROWS
Competition: Multichoice Diski
Date: Saturday 07 October 2018
Venue: Harry Gwala Stadium
We were unlucky not to open the scoring in the 13th minute as we capitalised on a turn over ball. N.Dube was fed a long ball on the counter. Mpandle came out of the box in defence, failed to connect an clear the ball, this allowed Dube to run around him an have a shot on at goals.
Farmer was back in defence quickly for the home side however and made a telling clear off the line to deny us a goal.
Both sides did well to get into the last third for the remainder of the half. Neither managed to capitalise on their chances though, with The Team of Choice only seriously testing Mlungwana once, as he dived to make a save to his left.
Returning to the field, the sides once again took some time to settle but once they were in the zone it was a battle from both sides.
We created a number of opportunities to score. Mpandle kept Maritzburg in the game though with some solid keeping. If it was not for him, we could have been 4 goals up at the end of the game.
Maritzburg United are always a tough contender, and today’s game was no different. They used their ball well and put us under pressure a number of times.
Our defence was solid and Mlungwana did a great job to keep their shots on target out of goals.
Although a win would have been preferred, it was a solid performance from the boys who prepare for their next game against Highland Park at the Diski Festival at Sugar Ray Xulu stadium next weekend.
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|19||Z Jingxi (Ngcongo 60′)|
|06||T Khwela (Salingwe 77′)|