Cape City – Highlands Park had been good worth for their 2-Zero victory over Chippa United at Makhulong Stadium in Tembisa on Saturday evening.
Highlands transfer as much as fourth on the Absa Premiership desk, whereas Chippa stay rooted to the underside.
It was an evenly contested affair within the opening exchanges with no clear-cut scoring alternatives created as each side’ defences held agency.
The Lions of the North started to say their dominance on the encounter, dominating possession and territory whereas Chippa had been content material to get males behind the ball and spring on the counter-attack at any time when attainable.
The hosts broke the impasse within the 20th minute. There was a horrible combine up on the again from the Chilli Boys as Tendai Ndoro’s supply in to the field was tapped residence from shut vary by Spiwe Msimango with nobody taking accountability on the again for Chippa in clearing the ball away.
On the half-hour mark, Silas Maziya’s long-range strike went narrowly extensive of the left-hand upright because the guests appeared for a response.
Owen da Gama’s aspect doubled their lead within the 67th minute when Ndoro spun his marker and unleashed a volley at aim that bounced simply earlier than Tignyemb on its method in to the again of the web.
Quickly after, Ndoro’s long-range strike grazed the crossbar as he virtually grabbed a brace.
With 15 minutes to go, Twala bent in an excellent cross in from the left-hand aspect to Augustine Chidi within the field, however the Chippa substitute striker couldn’t received finish of the it when he actually ought to have performed higher.
Within the 89th minute, Peter Shalulile performed Jerry Msane in behind the Chilli Boys’ defence however he couldn’t beat Chippa goalkeeper Patrick Tignyemb.
– TeamTalk Media