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Maritzburg See Off Wits

Absa Premiership

Result: Bidvest Wits 0-1 Maritzburg United

Date: 6 May 2014

Venue: Bidvest Stadium

Kurt Lentjies scored the only goal of the game as Maritzburg United beat Bidvest Wits 1-0 in a league game at the Bidvest Stadium.

Wits remain third on the Absa Premiership log, while Maritzburg move up to 10th spot.

Shuaib Walters was at his best in the 32nd minute as he pulled off a stunning save to keep out Getaneh Gibeto's long range effort, after the midfielder combined well with Tinashe Nengomasha.

Ryan Chapman squandered a great chance to give Wits the lead just before the halftime break as he lobbed over the cross bar from close range. 

A minute later and Dennis Onyango was called into action as the shot-stopper did well to hold onto Terrence Mandaza's stinging effort. 

Mandaza almost opened the scoring two minutes after the restart as close range effort was parried away by Dennis Onyango.

Kurt Lentjies gave the visitors the lead in the 69th minute with clinical left-footed finish, after being teed by Rheece Evans.

Mukamba came close in the 75th minute with a strike from 35-yards out, that flew inches wide of the upright

Gavin Hunt's men failed to create any openings in the closing stages as the Team of Choice held on for the win, however Wits still remain on course to finish in the top three.




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