Super-sub Eleazar Rodgers Snatch a win for Dikwena

Super-sub Eleazar Rodgers Snatch a win  for Dikwena
Eleazar Rodgers of Platinum Stars

Eleazar Rodgers of Platinum Stars

Eleazar Rodgers’ brace helped Platinum Stars fight back to defeat Kaizer Chiefs 2-1 in an Absa Premiership encounter at the Cape Town Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Amakhosi put on some early pressure, winning a corner-kick and penetrating Stars’ final third. But it was Dikwena who threatened first.

Kaizer Chiefs  centre back Lorenzo Gordinho was booked after conceding a free-kick on the edge of the Chiefs box in the 20th minute.

Dikwena’s attacking midfielder Tintswalo Tshabalala’s resultant free-kick was easily gathered by keeper Reyaad Pieterse

The home side broke the deadlock on the stroke of halftime when Abraw headed home Siphiwe Tshabalala’s free-kick.

Substitute Eleazar Rodgers snatched a late goal in the 86th minute when he headed home Robert Ng’ambi’s cross from the right to make it 1-1.

He then scored again in the 93rd minute from close range to seal a 2-1 win to Stars on the day.

Article:Madoda Ntuli

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