Benni McCarthy and AmaZulu made it three wins in a row after a thrilling 4-3 win against Bloemfontein Celtic in Tuesday afternoon’s DStv Premiership game.
AmaZulu 4-3 Bloemfontein Celtic
AmaZulu beat Bloemfontein Celtic 4-3 in an exciting game on Tuesday afternoon at the Kings Park Stadium.
Augustine Mulenga put AmaZulu into the lead in the 13th minute. With Celtic unable to clear their lines, the ball fell to Mulenga who finished with a composed shot.
Veli Mothwa had to be alert in the 28th minute to deny Sera Motebang from close range, as Celtic pushed for the equaliser.
Two minutes later they were level, as Harris Tchilimbou was played into the clear by Siphelele Luthuli, and the Congolese international finished smartly past Mothwa.
Siyethemba Sithebe put Usuthu back in front in the 51st minute, after a good run into the box and neatly finishing Siphelele Mthembu’s low cross.
Three minutes later AmaZulu were given a penalty when Mulenga was fouled on the edge of the box. A tight call on whether it should have been a free kick or a spot kick, but Tapelo Xoki stepped up and made no mistake.
Victor Letsoalo pulled one back for Celtic in the 77th minute, heading in Lantshene Phalane’s free kick.
Celtic were level in the 89th minute as AmaZulu failed to clear their lines and Tchilimbou blasted in his second from close range.
But Xoki became the match winner deep into stoppage time, scoring a brilliant free kick for the winner.
What did you make of AmaZulu’s performance? Can Usuthu continue their winning streak?