In an impressive display of skill and teamwork, Kaizer Chiefs walked away with a commanding 3-0 victory over Amazulu FC on Saturday afternoon.
The match showcased some intense action, with both teams having equal chances in the first half. However, it was the gold and black jersey that shone brightly as they dominated the game.
EARLY GOAL FROM PULE MMODI
The first goal came early in the match, only four minutes in, when a brilliant combination play from Pontsane resulted in Pule Mmodi scoring his first goal for Kaizer Chiefs. Mmodi’s snapshot with his right foot found the back of the net, giving the team an early advantage.
PHYSCIAL BATTLE : HARD TACKLES AND YELLOW CARDS GALORE
The first half proved to be physical, with Usuthu dishing out some hard tackles, resulting in yellow cards for both sides.
Despite Amazulu’s attempts to pull one back, with efforts from Ethan Brooks and Tshepang Moremi falling short, Kaizer Chiefs maintained their strong defensive line.
MMODI’S BRACE AND CASTILLO’S HEADER SEALS THE DEAL IN THE SECOND HALF
In the 59th minute, Mmodi struck again, completing his brace with a well-executed goal.
Du Preez and Pontsane orchestrated a beautiful set play, setting up the speedy forward to slot the ball past Veli Mothwa.
Amakhosi continued to dominate the game and sealed their victory with a third goal.
Edson Castillo made his presence known by heading the ball into the net through a corner delivered by Dillian Solomons.
KAIZER CHIEFS HEAD COACH PRAISES HIS SIDE
Coach Molefi Ntseki expressed his satisfaction with the team’s performance, stating, “They put in a good shift, had a good structure, and the boys did well.” He also commended Pule for his goal-scoring prowess, emphasizing the importance of his contributions.
The victory against Amazulu FC not only secured three crucial points for Kaizer Chiefs but also showcased their strength as a team to bounce back after their defeat to TS Galaxy.