Absa Premiership Kaizer Chiefs vs Maritzburg United highlights. Results Kaizer Chiefs 1-2 Maritzburg United. The two teams battled at the FNB Stadium on the 15th February 2020.
Kaizer Chiefs dropped points in their 2 – 1 defeat to Mariztburg United at FNB Stadium on Saturday evening. Chiefs is still at the top the Absa Premiership League table and is down to seven points ahead of Mamelodi Sundowns, who have a game in hand.
In the 65th-minute Maritzburg score through Classen to lead by 1 – 0. Minutes later Classen’s header went through a seemingly stunned and ineffective Kaizer Chiefs defence to make it a 2 – 0. Kaizer Chiefs pulled one back from a set-piece 12 minutes from time with Nurković’s header which found the back of the net.
Amakhosi will play their longtime rivals Orlando Pirates on 29 February and will hope to redeem themselves.
Here’s how the teams lined up:
Kaizer Chiefs: Akpeyi, Frosler, Ntiya-Ntiya, Cardoso, Mathoho, Katsande, Billiat, Maluleka, Castro, Manyama, Nurkovic.
Subs: Khune, Parker, Moleko, Kambole, Akumu, Sasman, Zuma.
Maritzburg United: Ofori, Allie, Tlolane, Xulu, De Reuck, Ntshangase, Claasen, Buchanan, Moseamedi, Kunene, Kutumela.
Subs: Mpandle, Sanoka, Mngonyama, Timm, Nyoni, Jappie, Brockie.
Watch the highlights below:
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