PSL News 23.2.2018 10:44 pm

Maritzburg snatch dramatic last gasp win over Stars

Two goals in the dying minutes from Andre Fileccia fired Maritzburg United to second spot on the league table after a 2-1 Premiership win over Platinum Stars at the Harry Gwala Stadium on Friday night.

Fadlu Davids' side could slide a little bit further down the table over the weekend, but for now they were able to celebrate a stunning late win over a Stars side which remains five points adrift of safety at the bottom of the log.

Maritzburg snatch dramatic last gasp win over Stars
Maritzburg snatch dramatic last gasp win over Stars

Maritzburg snatch dramatic last gasp win over Stars

Two goals in the dying minutes from Andre Fileccia fired Maritzburg United to second spot on the league table after a 2-1 Premiership win over Platinum Stars at the Harry Gwala Stadium on Friday night.

Live report: Maritzburg United vs Platinum Stars
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Live report: Maritzburg United vs Platinum Stars

Maritzburg United take on Platinum Stars in an Absa Premiership match at the Harry Gwala Stadium tonight.
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10 players suspended for weekend PSL games

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Mngqithi explains Sirino substitution
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Mngqithi explains Sirino substitution

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Eymael shifts focus to top four finish
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Eymael shifts focus to top four finish

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Former Chiefs striker to train with NFD highflyers
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Former Chiefs striker to train with NFD highflyers

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fixtures

Baroka vs P City
Sundowns vs SuperSport Utd
CT City vs Wits
Chiefs vs Celtic

results

Maritzburg Utd 2-1 P Stars
Sundowns 1-1 FS Stars
P Stars 0-0 SuperSport Utd
Chiefs 1-0 CT City

psl log

# Team GP Pts
1 Mamelodi Sundowns 21 39
2 Maritzburg United 22 34
3 Kaizer Chiefs 21 34
4 Orlando Pirates 21 33
5 Free State Stars 21 33
6 Cape Town City 21 31
7 Chippa United 21 27
8 Baroka FC 21 27
9 AmaZulu 21 26
10 SuperSport United 21 25
11 Bidvest Wits 21 25
12 Bloem Celtic 20 25
13 Golden Arrows 21 23
14 Polokwane City 20 22
15 Ajax Cape Town 21 21
16 Platinum Stars 22 17

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