MATCH CENTRE

TUE 20 DECEMBER 2016, 19:30, MAKHULONG STADIUM

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Highlands, Platinum set for Makhulong battle

by Staff Reporter

Mon December 19, 13:51

Highlands Park and Platinum Stars will both be looking to end the year on a high when they clash in an Absa Premiership fixture set for Makhulong Stadium on 20 December 2016, kick-off at 19h30.

Highlands suffered their sixth defeat of the season when they were beaten 2-0 at Chippa United on December 17.

The Tembisa-based side has claimed nine points from seven home matches this season.

The Lions of the North are placed 15th on the Absa Premiership log with 12 points from 14 matches.

Stars recorded their first league draw since October when they were held 0-0 at home by Maritzburg United on December 17.

The Rustenburg side has claimed nine points from six away matches this season.

Dikwena are placed 12th on the Absa Premiership log with 13 points from 13 matches.

This will be the first official league clash between Highlands Park and Platinum Stars.

Highlands’ line-up from their 2-0 loss to Chippa: Kapini, Koena, Ngalo, Isaacs, Sibande, Mvala, Khuboni (Mashumba 46'), Moriri, Cale (Zwane74'), Mbatha (Theron 77'), Sitayitayi.

Stars’ line-up from their 0-0 draw with Maritzburg: Mzimela, Sithole, Nhlapo, Mpeta, Mabule (Botes 75'), Mathe, Mere, Mabena, Tshabalala (Ntuli 60'), Ng'ambi, Shilongo.

MATCH STATISTICS
MATCH VENUE REFEREE
LEAGUE MATCH MAKHULONG STADIUM
HIGHLANDS PARK FC GOALS PLATINUM STARS GOALS
14. Mothobi Mvala (28') 22. Robert Ngambi (33')
12. Charlton Mashumba (30') 7. Benson Shilongo (45')
CAUTIONS DISMISSALS CAUTIONS DISMISSALS
3 1
HIGHLANDS PARK FC STARTING LINEUP PLATINUM STARS STARTING LINEUP
Goalkeeper
16
Goalkeeper
21
Defender
66'
22
Defender
5
6
Defender
78'
25
Defender
33
Defender
22
Midfielder
30'
12
Defender
2
Midfielder
42
Midfielder
33'
74'
22
Midfielder
37
Midfielder
8
Midfielder
28'
60'
14
Midfielder
28
Midfielder
8
Forward/Striker
45'
90 + 1'
7
Midfielder
72'
5
Forward/Striker
9
Forward/Striker
46'
25
Forward/Striker
10
SUBSTITUTIONS
Brandon Theron
Midfielder
46'
2
Kobamelo Kodisang
Midfielder
74'
0
Ryan Rae
Defender
72'
41
Bongi Ntuli
Forward/Striker
90 + 1'
0
CARDS
Mothobi Mvala
Midfielder
60'
14
Isaac Nhlapo
Defender
78'
25
Eddie Zamuxolo Ngalo
Defender
66'
22
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
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