Gavin Hunt (Head Coach) of Kaizer Chiefs during the DStv Premiership match between AmaZulu and Kaizer Chiefs at Jonsson Kings Park Stadium on January 13, 2021 in Durban, South Africa.
Kaizer Chiefs were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw by Petro de Luanda in a CAF Champions League Group C clash at the Estadio 11 de Novembro Stadium in Angola on Tuesday evening.
Chiefs’ hopes of qualifying for the knockout stages of the competition suffered a blow as they remain third in the Group C standings – with 5 points – with two fixtures remaining.
Those two fixtures will prove a challenge as it is at home to group leaders Wydad Casablaca – on 10 points – then their final game of the group will be away to second-placed Horoya – 5 points.
Both teams cancelled each other out in the opening stages with any clear-cut chances in front of goal hard to come by.
That’s how much of the first-half continued with neither team managing to trouble either defence and the score goalless at the break.
Chiefs were unlucky not to break the deadlock in the 70th minute when Lebogang Manyama rounded the goalkeeper but his goalbound effort was headed over the crossbar by a scrambling cover defence.
At the final whistle the hosts had 62% of possession to Chiefs’ 32% but Petro de Luanda managing just one shot on target to Chiefs’ two attempts.
With Wydad being held to Horoya it means that Gavin Hunt’s side will need to win their next two games to qualify for the knockout stages or better Horoya’s points total to finish second.
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Publish date : 2021-03-16 18:13:16