Lungu Ghampani’s late goal against Black Leopards has moved SuperSport United to within three points of Mamelodi Sundowns and six points behind log leaders, Amakhosi.
Kaitano Tembo’s men were hosted by Black Leopards at the FNB Stadium on tuesday night in tightly contested game. The relegation-threatened Lidoda Duvha team put up a fight against SuperSports United.
SuperSport United had 15 overall shots with 7 shots on target while Black Leopards had an overall of 9 shots with 3 shorts on target. The ball possession was on Matsatsantsa’s side with 54% while Lidoda Duvha’s side had 46%.
Matsatsantsa were awarded a penalty for a challenge by Mumuni Abubakar on Modiba inside the box, but Grobler could not capitalise, as his spot-kick was saved Ndlovu
Grobler found the back of the net for Kaitano Tembo’s charges four minutes later with a header at the back post that sailed past Ndlovu but the goal was disallowed for a foul in the build-up, while Mahachi was denied by Ndlovu moments later.
Here’s how they lined up:
Leopards: 22. K. Ndlovu, 6. Mudau, 13. Zulu, 29. Masia, 2. Gyimah, 5. Abubakar, 17. Makgetlwa, 17. Hlongwane, 36. Thutlwa, 11. Musonda, 4. Khutlang.
Subs: 1. Mendes, 23. Ndawonde, 3. Ndou, 25. Mokoena, 31. T. Ndlovu, 45. Modiba, 8. Matlaba, 9. Adrianarimanana, 27. Ng’ambi.
SuperSport: 30. Williams, 4. Daniels, 20. Kekana, 29. Ditlhokwe, 25. Fleuers, 28. Mokoena, 12. Webber, 24. Mbule, 11. Mahachi, 17. Lungu, 7. Grobler.
Subs: 33. Pule, 3. Khumalo, 18. Nhlapo, 14. Bhasera, 26. Donn, 38. Moralo, 16. Modiba, 36. Appollis, 13. Gabuza.