Galaxy fall to defeat at Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium

TS Galaxy lost their unbeaten run against Lamontville Golden Arrows on Wednesday afternoon at Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium in Clermont.

The Rockets suffered a 3-0 loss in a highly competitive match.

Abafana Bes’thende broke the deadlock as early as the fifth minute. Divine Lunga combined well with Michael Gumede who finished with aplomb to beat Marlon Heugh.

The home side continued to threaten with some half chances that couldn’t find the target.

Pule Mmodi increased the lead midway through the first half.

The Rockets first shot at goal came five minutes before the interval.

Immediately after half-time, the Rockets rang in the changes. They introduced Mxolisi Macuphu and Bathusi Aubaas in the place of Khayelihle Shozi and Mlungisi Mbunjana.

Arrows killed the game off in the 58th minute. Ntsako Makhubela netted the third goal after he was picked out by Nduduzo Sibiya.

Sifiso Mlungwana produced two quality saves to deny Wayde Lekay and Tshegofatso Nyama thereafter.

The Rockets were yet to taste defeat against Arrows in two matches but that record was smashed.

Starting line up: Marlon Heugh, Bevan Fransman, Macbeth Mahlangu, Given Msimango, Masilake Phohlongo, Marks Munyai (Sphiwe Mahlangu 80′), Mlungisi Mbunjana (Bathusi Aubaas 45′), Ethan Brooks, Nation Ndlovu, Khayelihle Shozi, Wayde Lekay.


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