Phakaaathi Reporter
Football writer
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19 Dec 2015
3:30 pm

Blow by blow: Arrows vs Polokwane

Phakaaathi Reporter

Golden Arrows face Polokwane City at the Chatsworth Stadium. Arrows will look to get back to winning ways at the Durban club has lost two of their last league matches.

– full time: Golden Arrows 1-0 Polokwane City

– 90′ 3 minutes of added time will be played

– 82′ offside call goes against Arrows

– 80′ Khenyeza working hard to get a second goal

– 76′ City putting Arrows under pressure

– 75′ Tlolane’s goal will not count as he was offside

– 74′ Khenyeza forces a save out of Chigova

– 71′ Khenyeza turns and fires a shot at goal, Chigova is forced to make a save, great attempt by Khenyeza

– 69′ offside call goes against Arrows

– 68′ Hotto is booked for handling the ball

– 66′ Tlolane weaves through Arrows defenders and is denied by Zikalala

– 65′ Tlolane’s shot hits the side netting

– 63′ fee kick to City in the middle of the field

– 61′ Zikalala makes a blinding save from the free kick cross

– 60′ Khenyeza’s shot is forced out for a corner

– 59′ Musonda is replaced by Khenyeza of Arrows

– 58′ Fikizolo gets past a defender, Chigova collects the loose ball

– 53′ throw in for City

– 51′ Mahachi’s shot is blocked

– 48′ Tlolane puts the ball over the goal posts from close range

– 46′ Chigova makes a save

– second half is underway

– half time: Golden Arrows 1-0 Polokwane City

– 45′ 2 minutes of added time will be played

– 41′ the goal post rescues Zikalala as he was beaten by a goal bound shot

– 37′ Tlolane gets a verbal caution from the referee for a challenge on Fikizolo

– 35′ City moving the ball around looking for a way past Arrows

– 31′ Phungwayo is booked for a late challenge on Hotto

– 30′ offside call goes against City

– 26′ corner kick to Arrows

– 24′ Musonda scores, he profits from a defensive error by City. Nene is the guilty party. Golden Arrows 1-0 Polokwane City

– 23′ free kick to Arrows a long way out of the penalty box, Chigova saves

– 20′ Zikalala beats an opponent to the ball in the box

– 19′ Arrows fight to keep possession

– 15′ corner kick to Arrows, ball goes out for goal kick to City

– 14′ offside call goes against City

– 12′ Mahachi steers the ball wide at goal with a header

– 11′ Zikalala makes a double save to deny City a goal

– 9′ corner kick to City

– 7′ Molefe’s shot at goal is blocked

– 6′ offside call goes against City

– 5′ City’s counter attack is stopped by Arrows

– 2′ Sikhakhane receives medical treatment after clashing with an opponent

– 1′ Arrows looking to put the pressure on City

– Kickoff! Arrows playing from right to left while City play from left to right

They come into this match under new coach Clinton Larsen, who resigned from Bloemfontein Celtic to join Abafana Bes’thende.

Arrows are seating in the 8th position on the league table after playing 10 games.

City have managed to collect 12 points in 11 games, they have lost 5 games this season which leaves them in 11th place on the league table, Polokwane City has won three of their last matches.

Starting XI

Golden Arrows: Zikalala, Zitha, Mathiane, Sikhakhane, Katjuikua, N.Cele, Molefe, Mahachi, Fikizolo, Musonda, Hotto
Polokwane City: Chigova, Phungwayo, Hlongwane, Mbobani, Tema, Nene, Nzimande, Maluleke, Alexander, Mncwango, Tlolane