MTN 8 Quarter Final: Bidvest Wits vs Golden Arrows - Result

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In a highly controversial quarter final, Wits and Arrows went to sudden death in their MTN 8 encounter on Friday the 11th of August 2017.


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Both teams showed their intent early on, but Golden Arrows drew first blood as Lerato Lamola scored a header in the 11th minute. Wits' New signing, Yugoslavian, Slavko Damjanovic was sent off for a dangerous tackle on Mgubane in just the 21st minute.

Wits were in disarray as Kudakwashe Mahachi scored the second for Arrows in the 25th minute. The high tempo match was matched by another incident as Maliele Pule was fouled in the box and won Wits a penalty, James Keene buried it.  2- 1 to Arrows. Danny Phiri gifted Wits with a lifeline as he was sent off for a second yellow card on the stroke of half time.

After a slow start to the second half Wits got their bearings right, and James Keene scored his brace from an Arrows defensive error.  All square at 2 – 2.
Steven Pienaar came in late into the game, and the heated match saw both Coaches dismissed from the pitch and had to finish the game in the stands.

The Quarter final was forced into extra time, It got worse for Arrows as an unsportsmanlike headbutt by Siyabonga Dube on Gabadinho Mhango landed him a red card.

Penalties were to be the deciders of this opening MTN 8 Quarter Final, Wits advanced to the Semi Finals of the MTN 8 Cup after they held their nerve to win 4 – 3 on penalties after a highly competitive spectacle.

Goal Scorers
Wits
Min
Arrows

11
Lamola
25
Mahachi
Keene
26
Keene
62

Penalties

Wits
Thulani Hlatshwayo
Penalty Saved
Arrows
Nduduzo Sibiya
Goal
Wits
Gumede
Penalty Saved
Arrows
Nonyane
Miss
Wits
Pienaar
Goal
Arrows
Mutizwa
Goal
Wits
Pelembe
Goal
Arrows
Nkanyiso Cele
Miss
Wits
James Keene
Goal
Arrows
Mahachi
Goal
Wits
Frosler
Goal
Arrows
Bilankulu
Miss

Starting Line Ups

Bidvest Wits
Starting Line Up
Golden Arrows
Joseph
Kudakwashe
Fosler
Lamola
Keene
Siphelele
Claasen
Jooste
Hlanti
Nkosingiphile
Pule
Mzava
Pelembe
Nkanyiso
Monare
Dube
Scott
Lehlohonolo
Damjanovic
Cele
Hlatshwayo
Phiri
Subs
Pienaar
             Sibiya
Mlambo
Fikizolo
Rodgers
Mathiane
Klate
Nkombelo
Khumalo
Bilankulu
Keet
Mbaeva
Mhango
Mutizwa
Written by Lungelo Mdladla for @Hollywoodbets.net

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