diskidaily.co.za10 Man Galaxy Defy Kaizer Chiefs in Mbombela

10 Man Galaxy Defy Kaizer Chiefs in Mbombela

At a boisterous Mbombela Stadium on Sunday, Kaizer Chiefs’ DStv Premiership encounter against brave TS Galaxy ended in a scoreless draw after Amakhosi were unable to capitalize on playing with 10 men for a significant period of the game.

In the 56th minute, Marks Munyai, a right defender for Galaxy, received a red card.

Due to crowds of fans trying to enter the stadium, the game started a half-hour later than scheduled at 3.30 p.m.

In a common football anomaly, Chiefs may have been more incisive and produced more clear-cut opportunities in the first half while playing against 11 men than they did in the second, when Galaxy organized themselves into a defensive block with 10 fewer players.

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10 Man Galaxy Defy Kaizer Chiefs in Mbombela

With just one win in five games the other three being consecutive losses before the encounter against AM  Arthur Zwane’s fifth-placed Chiefs continue to struggle with consistency, scoring being one of their biggest issues. They followed a 2-0 triumph at home against Royal with a draw.

Chiefs had the upper hand in the first half and ought to have broken the tie at the break.

They started out strong, gaining free kicks around Galaxy’s area, one of which was taken by Keagan Dolly and found a free Sifiso Hlanti. The left-header back’s was wildly off-target.

The greatest opportunity for the Chiefs came just before the half-hour mark when Dolly received a pass from Ashley Du Preez who had fed inside from deep on the left. Beautiful passing from Mduduzi Shabalala resulted in the ball finding Du Preez after he had made an overlapping run and steering wide of the right upright.

 

 

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