CAPE TOWN – Polokwane City moved to the top of the Absa Premiership table after an emphatic 3-1-victory over SuperSport United at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium on Saturday.
The home side took the lead in the 30th minute after Nicolas Motloung scored with a brilliant header after a Jabulani Maluleke-corner (1-0).
Motloung had a chance to double the score shortly afterwards, but this time his header was high and wide. Just before halftime, SuperSport United were dealt a heavy blow when defender Onimsor Bhasera was red-carded.
In the second half, SuperSport United came out with a strong performance but could not get past Mwenya Chibwe in the Polokwane goal.
Thamsanqua Gabuza had a good chance, but shot wide with the goal at his mercy. Brilliant finishing by Puleng Tlolane increased the home side’s lead in the 76th minute after he was sent on his way by keeper Chibwe (2-0).