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Mathoho, Macha Seal Derby Win For Chiefs

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Result: Kaizer Chiefs 2-0 Orlando Pirates

Date: 30 July 2016

Venue: FNB Stadium

Goals from Erick Mathoho and Lewis Macha were enough to hand Kaizer Chiefs a 2-0 win over Soweto rivals, Orlando Pirates at the FNB Stadium.
 
Chiefs were in control from the onset and dominated the possession statistics, but they were unable to create a single chance in the opening 20 minutes.

Steve Komphela's charges had the ball in the back of the net after 30 minutes, but it was ruled out after Brighton Mhlongo had been fouled in the build-up.

Pirates, meanwhile, could not get their passing game going for the entire half, as the likes of Oupa Manyisa and Issa Sarr struggled to contain Chiefs' midfield trio.

Chiefs had the first real opportunity in the 42nd minute when Benard Parker's acrobatic effort sailed just wide of Mhlongo's upright.

Neither coach would have been delighted with the first half showings, especially Komphela, having seen his side dominated the entire 45 minutes.

Five minutes into the second half, changes were made for both sides. Ramahlwe Mphahlele replaced Lorenzo Gordinho, while Luvuyo Memela replaced Issa Sarr.

Chiefs eventually took the lead in the 58th minute when Erick Mathoho side-footed home from six-yards out, after Parker's effort crashed off the crossbar.

Komphela's charges nearly doubled their lead in the 65th minute, as Tsepo Masilela played a neat one-two with Parker, before striking the upright from close range.

New signings were given a run by both coaches, as Muhsin Ertugral introduced Gladwin Shitolo, Bernard Morrison and Riyaad Norodien after 70 minutes, while Sibusiso Khumalo also made his first appearance in a Chiefs shirt.

Norodien certainly made his presence felt, as he carved out an opening in the 82nd minute when he picked out Morrison, whose effort was cleared off the line by Mathoho.

With Pirates pushing for an equaliser, Komphela introduced Daniel Cardoso for the final 10 minutes, while also giving new signing, Lewis Macha some game time.

However, Chiefs sealed the win in stoppage time, as Macha headed home at the near post to mark his debut with a goal.

Here's how they lined up:

Kaizer Chiefs: 32. Khune, 18. Moleko, 26. Gordinho, 03. Mathoho, 24. Masilela, 27. Ekstein, 31. Katsande, 12. Maluleka, 17. Lebese, 25. Parker, 7. Twala

Orlando Pirates: 16. Mhlongo, 4. Jele, 2. Gcaba, 33. Gyimah, 8. Matlaba, 5. Makola, 18. Sarr, 20. Manyisa, 25. Rakhale, 31. Gabuza, 7.Ndoro

 

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