MATCH CENTRE

FRI 02 DECEMBER 2016, 20:00, BIDVEST WITS STADIUM

2
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3

Cape Town City stay top after beating Bidvest Wits

by BackPageTXT

Fri December 02, 22:02

Cape Town City defeated Bidvest Wits 3-2 in an Absa Premiership game at the Bidvest Stadium on Friday night.

As a result City remain at the top of the league log, while Wits also stay third on the standings.

City took a surprise lead in the 11th minute through Ronald Putsche, who beat Wits goalkeeper Darren Keet to make it 1-0 to the visitors.

But the home side did levelled matters when Wits defender Bongani Khumalo scored with a good header to make it 1-1 on the night.

After the break, City's lead was restored by Lebogang Manyama with Thato Mokeke providing an assist twelve minutes into the second-half.

But two minutes later it was 2-2 after Eleazar Rodgers scored from the penalty spot for Wits after Mogakolodi Ngele hand been fouled in the City box.

Wits' defence were caught napping in stoppage time and Manyama punished them by grabbing a late winner for City.

Wits (1) 2 (Khumalo 31', Rodgers 59')
City (1) 3 (Putsche 11', Manyama 57', 93')

Wits: Keet, Allie, Khumalo, Gaxa (Nhlapo 46'), Zulu, Klate, Monare, Motshwari, Rodgers (Mhango 66'), Ngele (Malajila 73'), Pelembe.

City: Walters, Mkhize, Johannes, Adjei, Mokeke, Matsi, Putsche, Sim (Moseamedi 60'), Ngoma, Masina (Jayiya 76'), Manyama.

MATCH STATISTICS
MATCH VENUE REFEREE
LEAGUE MATCH BIDVEST WITS STADIUM
BIDVEST WITS GOALS CAPE TOWN CITY FC GOALS
4. Bongani Khumalo (32') 19. Roland Putsche (12')
9. Eleazar Rodgers (59') 8. Lebogang Manyama (57')
8. Lebogang Manyama (90 + 3')
CAUTIONS DISMISSALS CAUTIONS DISMISSALS
1 3
BIDVEST WITS STARTING LINEUP CAPE TOWN CITY FC STARTING LINEUP
Goalkeeper
1
Goalkeeper
1
Defender
32'
4
Defender
32
Defender
2
Defender
80'
16
Defender
46'
0
Defender
2
Midfielder
30
Midfielder
11
Midfielder
81'
7
Midfielder
57'
86'
90 + 3'
8
Midfielder
11
Midfielder
23
Midfielder
73'
10
Midfielder
12'
19
Midfielder
8
Midfielder
19'
21
Forward/Striker
59'
66'
9
Forward/Striker
76'
24
SUBSTITUTIONS
Frank Mhango
Forward/Striker
66'
17
Judas Moseamedi
Forward/Striker
60'
20
Cuthbert Malajila
Forward/Striker
73'
25
Bhongolwethu Jayiya
Forward/Striker
76'
10
CARDS
Daine Klate
Midfielder
81'
7
Thato Mokeke
Midfielder
19'
21
Robyn Johannes
Defender
80'
16
Lebogang Manyama
Midfielder
86'
8
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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