EXPLAINED: Chiefs’ 3-0 win against Highlands


Kaizer Chiefs used their strongest weapon to dismantle Highlands Park here at FNB Stadium on Wednesday night, reports FARPost Editor Tiyani wa ka Mabasa.

The three goals Amakhosi scored – a day after turning 50 years old, were all from set pieces.

Listen to this, Chiefs have now scored 18 goals from set pieces in the Absa Premiership this season, more than any other PSL side.

In total, Chiefs have scored 33 goals from 16 matches, which means more than half their goals have come from set pieces.

Furthermore, Ernst Middendorp’s men have now scored 11 goals via headers in the League this season, more than any other PSL side.

It’s clear where Chiefs’s strength lies, but the Lions of the North didn’t see it coming.

The goals came from Mulomowandau Mathoho, as well as a brace from Leonardo Castro.

In other matches…

Black Leopards 1 (Kapinga) Chippa United 2 (Rakhale, Maziya)

Cape Town City 2 (Ralani, Putsche) AmaZulu 2 (Ntuli x2)

SuperSport United 2 (Mahachi, Rusike) Maritzburg United 2 (Moseamedi, Kutumela)

Golden Arrows 1 (Shitolo) Baroka 0

By Tiyani wa ka Mabasa

at FNB Stadium

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