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Full Time: Kaizer Chiefs 4-0 Edu Sports FC

Date: 22 February 2015

Venue: FNB Stadium

A hat-trick from Siphelele Mthembu and a goal from Katlego Mphela handed Kaizer Chiefs a 4-0 win over Edu Sports FC in a Nedbank Cup, Last 32 match at FNB Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

The Amakhosi dominated proceedings from the onset, but despite their superior possession stakes they struggled to create many clear cut chances in front of goal, largely due to poor passing in the final third.

Chiefs’ first decent effort on goal only came in the 17th minute when Siphiwe Tshabalala met a left-wing cross from Ovidy Karuru, but his six-yard header was brilliantly saved by the keeper.

A minute later the Amakhosi took the lead when Siphelele Mthembu headed home a right wing cross from Kgotso Moleko, 1-0.

Chiefs continued to press forward after that, but they were continually frustrated by Edu Sports FC who got all their players behind the ball in defence.

The Amakhosi’s next real effort on goal only came in the 37th minute when Tshabalala played David Zulu into space on the edge of the box, but he saw his shot magnificently saved by the keeper.

The half ended 1-0 in favour of Chiefs.

The game continued in the same fashion after the restart and finally Chiefs made their pressure tell in the 63rd minute with Mthembu’s second goal of the game after heading home a right wing cross from Tshabalala, 2-0.

Goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune was amongst three Chiefs players to be taken off, with the keeper taking a knock, and being replaced by Reyaad Pieterse as a precaution.

Substitute Hendrick Ekstein, making his debut, came close to scoring Chiefs’ third in the 78th minute, but he saw his 30-yard thunderbolt strike the crossbar.

Two substitutes combined for Chiefs’ third goal in the 84th minute when Katlego Mphela headed home a right wing cross from Ekstein, 3-0.

The icing on the cake was Mthembu’s third goal in the 94th minute as he headed home a Tshabalala corner-kick, 4-0.

Here is how they started:

Kaizer Chiefs: Khune, Moleko, Gould, Gordinho, Mtsweni, Bukenya, Nkosi, Tshabalala, Karuru, Zulu, Mthembu.

Edu Sports FC: Dhladhla, Monama, Ngoetjana, S. Sibiya, V. Sibiya, Phasoa, Matlou, T. Ledwaba, Bokaba, K. Phalane, T. Phalane.

Starting XI: Chiefs V Edu Sports

Baxter: Edu Will Be Motivated

Masilela: This Is A Must Win Game For Us

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