MATCH CENTRE

SAT 22 OCTOBER 2016, 20:15, FNB STADIUM

0(4)
VS
0(2)

Maritzburg exit TKO on penalties

by BackPageTXT

Sat October 22, 23:37

Despite having a good game, Maritzburg United lost their Telkom Knockout Cup Last 16 encounter against Kaizer Chiefs after exiting 4-2 on penalties after a dull 0-0 draw at FNB Stadium on Saturday night.

Kurt Lentjies and Deolin Mekoa failed to beat Itumeleng Khune from the spot whilst Brian Onyango and Bevan Fransman scored for United.

For Steve Komphela's men, Willard Kantsande, George Lebese, Lorenzo Gordinho and Keagan Buchanan made sure they converted to book a spot in the Last Eight.

As early as the second minute, Amakhosi showed their intentions when Michelle Katsvairo dispossessed Fransman in the middle of the park, and made a great run into the box only to miss on the right of Bongani Mpandle's goals.

In the 16th minute, the Team of Choice protested for a penalty when Kgotso Moleko handled the ball in the box, but their plea fell on deaf ears.

Just after 30 minutes of action, Erick Mathoho nearly cost Amakhosi when he miskicked the ball towards goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune - Luyanda Ntshangase grabbed it in the box, but his shot was saved by the Bafana Bafana net minder.

Four minutes later, Dennis Wieldiech unleashed a powerful shot which struck the woodwork.

Despite controlling the proceedings, Ernst Middendorp's side failed to score as it remained 0-0 at the interval.

As they came out of the tunnel, Lebese sneaked in at the back of United's defence and his left-footed shot went just wide in the 50th minute.

With seven minutes remaining in the contest, lights went off at the 2010 FIFA World Cup venue and the match was temporarily stopped.

Although the match resumed, both sides failed to create clear cut chances as the 90 minutes ended all-square.

That meant the match had to be decided in extra time.

The opening half was a dull affair, but the second half of the extra time saw Lentjies taking a shot through traffic aiming to catch Khune by surprise, but the keeper was alert to make a save.

There were no goals at the end of both halves and the encounter had to be decided via penalty shootouts where Amakhosi ran out winners.

Kaizer Chiefs: (0) 0

Maritzburg United: (0) 0

Kaizer Chiefs won 4-2 on penalties

KaizerChiefs: Khune, Khumalo, Gordinho, Mathoho, Moleko, Baloyi (Buchanan 83'), Katsande, Twala, Lebese, Ekstein (Tshabalala 74'), Katsvairo (Macha 61')

Maritzburg United: Mpandle, Fransman, Onyango, Weidlich (Ndlovu 80'), Moyo, Nale (Van Wyk 73'), Lentjies, Mngonyama, Mekoa, Maboe, Ntshangase (Saal 108')

MATCH STATISTICS
MATCH VENUE REFEREE
LAST 16 FNB STADIUM
KAIZER CHIEFS GOALS MARITZBURG UTD. GOALS
Keagan Buchanan Bevan Fransman
26. Lorenzo Joao Gordinho 2. Brian Onyango
17. George Lebese
31. Willard Katsande
CAUTIONS DISMISSALS CAUTIONS DISMISSALS
2 5
KAIZER CHIEFS STARTING LINEUP MARITZBURG UTD. STARTING LINEUP
Goalkeeper
32
Goalkeeper
0
Defender
3
Defender
104'

0
Defender
116'
18
Defender
0
26
Defender

2
Defender
83'
35
Midfielder
73'
11
Defender
61'
3
Midfielder
80'
0
Midfielder

17
Midfielder
75'
28
Midfielder
33'
74'
27
Midfielder
29
Midfielder
61'
8
Midfielder
90'
45
Midfielder

31
Midfielder
115'
0
Midfielder
7
Midfielder
108'
0
SUBSTITUTIONS
Lewis Macha
Forward/Striker
61'
19
Devon Saal
Midfielder
108'
0
Lewis Macha
Forward/Striker
61'
19
Sheldon Van Wyk
Midfielder
73'
12
Siphiwe Tshabalala
Midfielder
74'
14
Siphesihle Ndlovu
Midfielder
80'
0
Keagan Buchanan
Midfielder
83'
0
CARDS
Kgotso Moleko
Defender
116'
18
Bevan Fransman
Defender
104'
0
Hendrick Ekstein
Midfielder
33'
27
Lebohang Maboe
Midfielder
115'
0
Deolin Mekoa
Midfielder
75'
28
Siphesihle Ndlovu
Midfielder
88'
0
KEY
Goal
Penalty Missed
Yellow Card
Substitute IN
Own Goal
Penalty Shootout Goal
Yellow / Red Card
Substitute OUT
Penalty
Penalty Shootout Miss
Red Card
Injury
GALLERY
COMMENTS
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