In-Form Arrows Drop Points Against Chippa
Absa Premiership Report: Golden Arrows v Chippa United 30 September 2017
Result: Golden Arrows 1-1 Chippa United
Date: 30 September 2017
Venue: Princes Magogo Stadium
Knox Mutizwa saved Golden Arrows' blushes as they came from behind to draw 1-1 with Chippa United on Saturday afternoon.
Abafana Bes'thende were doing well in the opening ten minutes, pushing the Chilli Boys back into their own half.
Teboho Moloi's charges got back into the game after 25 minutes, winning the midfield battle. Kurt Lentjies created two chances for the visitors but their finishing let them down.
However, Clinton Larsen's troops dominated again after 35 minutes with Lerato Lamola coming close to opening the scoring.
Daniel Akpeyi denied the hosts the lead as he twice saved the shot from Lamola from a free-kick situation in the 42nd minute with the first stanza ending goalless.
Katlego Mashego opened the scoring for the Chilli Boys in the 56th minute with a brilliant free-kick that went over the wall and sailed into the back of the net, from just outside the box, 0-1.
Knox Mutizwa equalised for the hosts ten minutes later with a well taken header inside the box, 1-1.
The match came alive after 75 minutes with both teams open to venturing forward.
The final 15 minutes saw both teams involved in end to end attacks and the match could have gone either way but it ended all square.
Here's how they lined up:
Arrows: 32. Gumede, 14. Dube, 21. Mngwenge, 5. Mzava, 2. Nkombelo, 28. Bilankulu, 8. Cele, 25. Sibiya, 11. Mahachi, 27. Magubane, 41. Lamola.
Chippa: 1. Akpeyi, 7. Mako, 5. Konqobe, 2. Okwuosa, 15. Zuke, 17. Maphanga, 27. Mabaso, 43. Mashego, 32. Lentjies, 9.. Sekola, 4. Macheke.