Result: Bidvest Wits 1-3 Golden Arrows
Date: 13 September 2017
Venue: Bidvest Stadium
Bidvest Wits' struggles in the Absa Premiership continued after they lost 3-1 to Golden Arrows at the Bidvest Stadium.
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Amr Gamal was picked out brilliantly by Daylon Claasen in the seventh minute with a cross but the striker's header glided over the bar.
Both teams made a quick start to the half in the opening 15 minutes, but the Clever Boys carved out the better chances.
In the 26th minute Wits went close to breaking the deadlock, as Gamal showed off good chest control and fired after a turn inside the box but his shot was smothered by Nkosingiphile Gumede.
Lerato Lamola opened the scoring for Abafana Bes'thende in the 31st minute pouncing on a low cross at the far post with a tap in, 0-1.
Six minutes later Gamal leveled matters in similar fashion as the opening goal from the other end, turning home Gabadinho Mhango's low cross.
The match was flowing from end to end in the closing minutes of the half as the two sides went into the break level.
Zolani Nkombelo restored the lead for Clinton Larsen's charges in the 55th minute with a powerful drive from the left side of the box, 1-2.
The Clever Boys changed their dimension upfront in the 69th minute with Gabadinho Mhango coming on for Eleazer Rodgers.
Gamal had a chance again at the far post in the 77th minute after being picked out by Nazeer Allie with a cross but his header missed slightly wide.
After 86 minutes the Clever Boys were putting a lot of pressure in the Arrows half, threatening mainly on the wings and set-pieces.
The hosts were crowding the Arrows 18-yard area in the closing minutes but they could not find the equaliser.
However, Ndudozo Sibiya made it 3-1 in the final minute of the match after being put through on goal by Kudakwashe Mahachi.
Here's how they lined up:
Wits: 16. Josephs, 3. Hlatswayo, 5. Damjanovic, 10. Gamal Aml, 14. Classen, 17. Mhango (Rodgers 69'), 19. Mlambo, 24. Tlhone, 30. Motshwari, 33. Frosler, 41. Ntshangase.
Arrows: 32. Gumede, 14. Dube, 21. Mngwenge, 5. Mzava, 2. Nkombelo, 28. Bilankulu, 17. Jooste (Cele 66'), 6. Shongwe, 11. Mahachi, 27. Magunbane, 41. Lamola (Mutizwa 80'),