Kaizer Chiefs returned to action on Saturday evening when they traveled to the Harry Gwala Stadium to face Maritzburg United.
The Glamour Boys got off to a flying start thanks to Keagan Dolly who gave them an early lead inside five minutes.
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Christian Saile Basomboli then made it 2-0 inside 10 minutes of play!
The game however was far from ‘finished’ just yet with the home side grabbing two goals before the half-time break.
Mogamad De Goede and Amadou Soukouna with the goals for Fadlu Davids’ side.
Kaizer Chiefs then received a golden opportunity to turn the tide after the referee pointed to the penalty spot in the 70th minute after a foul on Ashley Du Preez.
Yusuf Maart made no mistake from the spot to seal the victory for his side. Take a look at the penalty incident below.
Maybe the referee is a Kaizer Chiefs fan – Fadlu
“I just wanted to say maybe a [Kaizer Chiefs] supporter. Maybe a supporter.” – Davids said regarding referee Xola Sitela as quoted by IdiskiTimes.
“It’s a critical phase of the game, we started very good. On the front foot, creating opportunities and then a counter. Ok, the goalkeeper slips, that can happen.
“But these errors are what’s costing us. The fight, the performance, you can’t fault the players, they gave their all. But yeah, slip in the box on one side, slip in the box other side, just be neutral.”
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We’re hyped – Zwane
“Today is match day minus one and we are doing strategic sessions. The guys are paying attention to detail, which is key.” Arthur Zwane told the Kaizer Chiefs website before the clash.
“Once you see players so hyped up and focused, you know that we are in the right frame of mind. We are just hoping that lady luck will be on our side in converting the chances that we create.
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“When we played them in the Cup game, it took over 100 minutes before we scored our first goal. For 90 minutes, we were on top of them though we did not take our chances and we knew at some point they would drop.
“This time around, we going to have to do that inside 90 minutes to make sure that we get the result.”
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