Register Login Scores

PSL

Maritzburg Sink Baroka To Pull Clear Of Bucs

Absa Premiership

Result: Maritzburg United 3-1 Baroka

Date: 14 April 2017

Venue: Harry Gwala Stadium

Maritzburg United moved three points clear of Orlando Pirates in the Absa Premiership table, after recording a 3-1 win over Baroka FC on Friday evening.

View The PSL Table

Martizburg broke the deadlock in the 10th minute courtesy of a fine volley from defender Kwanda Mngonyama at the far post.

The Team of Choice doubled their lead in the 24th minute as Mohau Mokate rose well to head home Bevan Fransman's cross after Baroka goalkeeper, Oscarine Masuluke failed to clear.

Mokate should have extended Maritzburg's lead in the 32nd minute, but the striker blazed over the crossbar from close range.

Baroka, meanwhile, were finding it tough in the first half and opted for a tactical change in the 37th minute when Mpho Kgaswane on for Siphelele Zikalala.

However, the score remained 2-0 in favour of Fadlu David's side as they went into the halftime break.

Maritzburg opted for a change at the start of the second as Evans Rusike made way for Themba Shabalala.

The visitors looked livelier in the second half and were eventually awarded a penalty in the 58th minute. Substitute Jose Garcia stepped up and slotted into the bottom corner.

Garcia nearly bagged his second and the equaliser in the 72nd minute, but the midfielder's stinging free-kick sailed inches over the crossbar.

Maritzburg should have put the result beyond doubt in the 80th minute as Siphesihle Ndlovu did well to pick out Mokate, who placed his effort wide of the mark from six-yards out.

The home side eventually added a third goal in the 87th minute, as defender Bevan Fransman rifled home a superb free-kick on the edge of the box.

Maritzburg managed to see out the closing stages with relative ease, as they move up to seventh spot .

View The PSL Results

Here's how they lined up:

Maritzburg: 30. Vries, 16. Fransman, 5. Weidlich, 45. Mngonyama, Makaringe, 15. Maboe, 26. Shandu, 37. Ndlovu, 19. Rusike, 29. Lentjies, 22. Mokate.

Baroka: Baroka: 30. Masuluke, 18. Mapetho, 3. Masenamela, 12. Matloga, 6. Shaku, 46. Madubanya, 3. Mahashe, 25. Munetsi, 35.  Zikalala, 36. Kunene, 49. Matlakala.

 

nextarticle

SLTV: Jonevret - Hopefully We Can Win More Games

397 comments

Top 5

One Of Chiefs’ Eight Most Valuable Superstars To Depart

16 Apr 01, 2020 03:10 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Mourinho Names Best XI He's Coached, No Space For Benni

29 Mar 30, 2020 07:32 PM in English Premier League

The Highest-Paid Footballers In The World Today

9 Mar 29, 2020 07:16 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

How Ex-Chiefs Striker Is Keeping In South America

17 Mar 31, 2020 08:06 AM in Players Abroad

Check Out How Khune Went From Nissan To AMG

8 Mar 30, 2020 11:51 AM in Stars & Their Cars

A Closer Look At Mahlangu’s Embalenhle Palace

8 Apr 01, 2020 11:15 AM in Ballers Cribs & Travels

10 Images Of Ronaldinho's Extravagant Car Collection Over The Years

6 Mar 30, 2020 06:00 PM in Stars & Their Cars

Mourinho Names Best XI He's Coached, No Space For Benni

29 Mar 30, 2020 07:32 PM in English Premier League

PSL Star In Hot Water With SANDF!

56 Mar 30, 2020 10:20 AM in PSL

Kapinga To Downs – A Good Thing For His Career

8 Mar 30, 2020 12:05 PM in Siyagobhoza

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

28 Nov 24, 2019 07:17 PM in World News

Big Escape…PSL Star Off The Hook?

6 Mar 30, 2020 08:36 PM in PSL

9 Players Who Left Barca Because Of Messi

29 Nov 03, 2019 10:21 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Major Concern As Some Will Be Too Old

3 Mar 30, 2020 02:04 PM in PSL