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Dikwena Edge Chippa In Five-Goal Show

Absa Premiership
 
Teams: Platinum Stars 3-2 Chippa United
 
Date: 22 September 2015
 
Venue: Moruleng Stadium
 
Platinum Stars secured their second win of the season with a 3-2 victory over Chippa United at the Moruleng Stadium.
 
Dikwena broke the deadlock in the 18th minute when Siboniso Gumede rose highest to head home Vuyo Mere's free-kick.
 
Chippa were then dealt a blow in the 27th minute as Philani Shange was substituted due to an injury. He was replaced by oseph Molangoane.
 
That proved to the only opening from both sides in the opening half, as the hosts went into the break leading 1-0.
 
However, the visitors managed to draw themselves shortly after the halftime break when via a free-kick from Erick Chipeta.
 
Stars were presented with a chance to restore their lead in the 56th minute when Mere picked out Eleazar Rodgers in the box, however striker's header sailed over the crossbar.
 
The home side eventually restored their lead in the 62nd minute courtesy of a right-footed finish from Letladi Madubanya.
 
It got better for the home side in the 75th minute went substitute Bongi Ntuli slotted past Ayanda Masiko, after being teed up by Sibusiso Hadebe.
 
Chippa also ended the encounter with 10 men after substitute Joseph Molangoane was given his marching orders after picking  up his second yellow card of the game.
 
Chipeta did pull a goal back for Chippa in the 90th minute, but it was enough, as Dikwena held on for the win.
 
Here's how they lined up:
 
Platinum Stars: Coundoul, Mere, Nhlapo, Gumede, Tshabalala, Madubanya, Ng'ambi, Ngalande, Msomi, Makudubela, Rodger
 
Chippa United: Masiko, Okwuosa, Thopola, Macheke, Chipeta, Dlamini, Bance, Zuke, Mayambela, Shange, Cloete
 

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