Chiefs leave league decider to the last match
Kaizer Chiefs secures wins 1-0 yesterday in their ABSA: premier soccer league (PSL) clash against Chippa United.
After their loss to Bidvest Wits, Chiefs left themselves exposed to Mamelodi Sundowns by dropping points and allowing their title rivals to get an opportunity to go past them but Sundowns were also beaten by Baroka.
Chief is tied toe to toe with Pitso Mosimane’s team but ahead on a goal difference, the win against Chippa keeps them on top of the log and in contention of the PSL with as each team left with one more game to be played on Saturday.
Orlando stadium hosted the second last match of Chiefs where they were attacking from the early stages of the game with striker Khama Billiat having an early chance to score three minutes into the game but his tame shot was no good.
Six minutes later the striker scored the only goal of the game and broke his one-year dry spell of no goals since his last September match against AmaZulu.
Chippa had a great chance to get themselves back into the game when Itumeleng Khune committed to the ball but wasn’t able to get to it and was exposed, off his line. Ruzaigh Gamilden’s tried to take the opportunity to score but defender Daniel Cardoso was able to clear from the line.
Billiat was threatening the Chippa goal when defender Tercious Malepe fouled him right out the box and earned himself a red car and another United player Elvis Moyo got a red card as well.
The Chiefs coach was asked a few questions about how he managed the game was during his post-match interview with SuperSport he spoke about the last games left.
“Our competitor (Sundowns) is playing Black Leopards and we all have to expect that both (Leopards and Baroka) opponents will not give something away not at all,” he said.
Chiefs are now one win away from a league title after five seasons not winning the PSL and Baroka FC standing in their way and Sundowns right at their heels.