Amakhosi fail to narrow gap

With Sundowns only drawing, Chiefs had their chance

25 February 2018 - 00:02 By Sazi Hadebe

If anyone needed anything to underline why Kaizer Chiefs could be incapable of fulfilling their ambition to win the Absa Premiership this season they need to look no further than the poor display they dished up at the FNB Stadium last night.
Earlier in the day log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns had presented Chiefs with a golden chance to close the gap between them to three points but Amakhosi failed to beat a Bloemfontein Celtic team that didn't deserve to go home with a point.
Chiefs had all the chances to win this match but failed to take them in both halves.
Defender Daniel Cardoso came close to winning the match for Chiefs but saw his header hit the crossbar 16 minutes from time - the best, clearest chance of a dull match.
Deon Hotto should have also wrapped things up for Celtic when he was allowed space to go one on one with Itumeleng Khune in the second half but his shot was easily blocked by the Chiefs keeper.
Chiefs' draw last night was their 11th in 22 matches and had they converted half of those draws into wins they would have been way ahead of Sundowns by now.

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