Chippa United vs Kaizer Chiefs: Reaction to 3 interesting match facts

Chippa United vs Kaizer Chiefs: Reaction to 3 interesting match facts

- Kaizer Chiefs extended their lead in the Premier Soccer League following their 2-0 victory over Chippa United

- Chiefs coach Ernest Middendorp experimented with his lineup as he took precautions ahead of the Soweto Derby on Saturday

- Three superb stats were shared via social media and Amakhosi supporters couldn't be happier

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When one compares the performances from last season to this one for Kaizer Chiefs, it is truly night and day.

The Amakhosi extended their lead at the top of the Premier Soccer League to seven points following their hard-fought 2-0 victory over Chippa United.

Chiefs coach Ernest Middendorp tinkered with his lineup and numerous regulars were rested ahead of the Soweto Derby on Saturday.

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As a result, Chiefs struggled for fluency, but they showed their title credentials as they got the job done, while not at their best.

Dumisani Zuma's brace secured the three points after Chippa suffered horrible luck with injuries, which saw three of their players limp off early.

As impressive as their current lead is, three superb stats were shared via the Kaizer Chiefs Twitter account on Thursday.

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The victory at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium means that Chiefs have now won all five of their away matches in the league this season.

Their last five fixtures also saw them rack up five clean sheets. This means that 524 minutes have elapsed since Chiefs conceded a goal in the Absa Premiership.

Babalwa (@Babalwa93787347) expressed her joy:

"My team is winning I'm so happy xapa khosi xapaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa."

Thabo selepe (@12mphahlele) lauded the attacking approach:

"It's a the results of playing attacking football. This season we're playing attacking football and team fear us. Some coaches even make outlandish claims that our players are well rested or we benefit. Playing attacking is a plus."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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