Highlands Park came back from behind to ease past a stubborn NWU Vaal side 2-1 at the Balfour Park Stadium.
The visitors took an early lead in the second minute of the game from a penalty spot. Tebello Kheswa’s side looked promising as they managed to maintain their lead going into half time.
However, tables turned when the Lions of the North equalized in the 61st minute with a goal from Thuto Ditswalemang.
Five minutes later, the Lions continued to push hard to capitalize on their opponents’ mistakes which resulted in Emilio Abreu scoring the winning goal of the day. Abreu took his goal tally to three goals and making him the club’s top goal scorer.
Highlands Park are unbeaten in two outings with six out of a possible six points.
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By Sharon Mochadibane