Clever Boys fight SuperSport to stalemate
Bidvest Wits and SuperSport United battled the weather and each other to draw, 0-0, in the Absa Premiership match on Tuesday at the Bidvest Wits Stadium.
Wits attempted the first goal when midfielder Sibusiso Vilakazi struck fifteen minutes into the match only to have it saved by SuperSport goalie Ronwen Williams.
Wits missed another opportunity to take the lead 30 minutes into the match as right full back Bryce Moon got the ball in for midfielder Pay Faty who kicked the ball into the net only to be called off-side.
The Clever Boys had great ball possession throughout the match with plenty of opportunities to score but were frequently penalised for being off-side.
While Wits played played aggressively, but Supersport fought back.
In the 34th minute of the game Sibusiso Vilakazi hit a header, but it wasn’t enough to get to score as the shot missed the goal by only centimetres.
The second half started off at a slower pace. Wits centre back S’boniso Gumede played a few SuperSport players and went for a shot but the Clever Boys were again called off-side.
Fifteen minutes into the second half it began raining like cats and dogs, leaving the pitch slippery and making it difficult for both Bidvest Wits and SuperSport United to play to their full.
Bidvest centre back Siboniso Gumede centre missed out on a possible goal, losing the chance to take the lead against SuperSport.
SuperSport United gave a strong defence against the Clever Boys, ensuring Wits got no balls go through the net. The Clever Boys also performed solid defence, with the visitors failing to score a goal despite having won the Absa Premiership three times consecutively.
Bidvest Wits and SuperSport United are at fourth and fifth place respectively on the PSL Log.
Both Bidvest Wits and SuperSport went into Tuesday’s match separated by only a point with Wits having 32 points and SuperSport United with 31 points. They will keep their rankings following the draw.