Register Login Scores

PSL

Dikwena Edge Polokwane To Ease Relegation Woes

Absa Premiership
 
Result: Polokwane City 0-1 Platinum Stars
 
Date: 06 December 2017
 
Venue: Old Peter Mokaba Stadium
 
Platinum Stars claimed a much needed win as they defeated Polokwane City 1-0, at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium on Wednesday evening. 
 
 
Rise and Shine looked lively in the opening stages as Jabu Maluleka forced Dino Visser into a fine save after 13 minutes.
 
Both sides showed attacking intent to get the opening goal, but they were let down by their sloppy passing in the middle of the park.
 
Unfortunately, that proved to be the trend for the rest of the half as neither club managed to create another clear-cut opening.
 
Three minutes into the second half, Dikwena found the opening goal courtesy of a strike from Bongi Ntuli.
 
Roger De Sa's men were comfortable in possession of the ball as the half went on, although chances were hard to come  by.
 
Polokwane, meanwhile, struggled to maintain any serious periods of possession, which led to a lack of chances in the final third.
 
Nevertheless, Dikwena managed to hold on to claim only their second league win of the season.
 
 
Here's how they lined up:

Polokwane: 1. Chigova, 2. Semenya, 24. Hlongwane, 4. Tshilo, 5. Maponyane, 21. Seabi, 10. Tlolane, 8. J. Maluleke (Musona 64'), 17. Ramagalela, 35. Ndou, W. Maluleke.
 
Stars: 35. Visser, 23. Mnguni, 4. Mwedihanga, 21. Zulu, 5. Sithole, 15. Msomi, 2. Mere, 12. Masalesa, 22. Ng'ambi, 39. Otladisa (Nyanda 66'), 17. Ntuli (Matlakala 84’).
 

Tinkler Hails SuperSport's First Half Display

Pitso: The Confidence Is Back

Thobejane Not Happy With Baroka's Passing

13 comments

Top 5

Pitso Credits Historic CAF CL Win To Sundowns

37 Dec 02, 2020 07:09 AM in Players Abroad

The Highest-Paid Player At Each EPL Club Revealed

11 Oct 26, 2020 07:15 PM in Cadbury

Boost For Chiefs Despite Hunt’s Worry

13 Dec 02, 2020 11:38 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Maradona's Last Words On Messi & Ronaldo

10 Nov 27, 2020 08:36 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Ex-Chippa Captain Opens Up On Shock Move

Dec 02, 2020 09:27 AM in PSL

Downs/Sirino Impasse Escalates!

73 Nov 30, 2020 02:38 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

In Pictures: Pitso & Al Ahly Celebrate Record CAF CL Title

35 Nov 28, 2020 10:54 AM in Players Abroad

Barca Facing Fine For Messi's Maradona Tribute

10 Nov 30, 2020 06:31 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Breaking: Downs’ Deadline Day Transfer

7 Nov 30, 2020 10:14 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Confirmed: CAF Make Qualification Request To Hunt & JZ

43 Nov 30, 2020 11:33 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Daniels Comments On Shock SuperSport Exit

8 Dec 02, 2020 01:18 PM in PSL

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

28 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

Mahlambi: I Had To Leave

24 Dec 02, 2020 02:27 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Can Sundowns Go Unbeaten This Season? Mngqithi Answers

15 Dec 02, 2020 03:35 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns