CTC refuse to bow down to mighty Sundowns and Pirates fail to capitalise
5 March Psl 2018/19 league saw mouth watering encounter against CTC and Sundowns
Cape Town city(CTC) refuse to bow down to mighty Sundowns, while Pirates fail to capitalise after being held to a draw against Bloemfontein Celtic.
5 March Psl 2018/19 Results:
CTC 2 - 1 Sundowns
Pirates 1 - 1 Bloem Celtic
The Sundowns vodoo team continue to rub salt in the wound by beating Sundowns and moving to third place within a point of Sundowns which moved to second place in the ABSA PSL 2018/19 league season, Pirates moved to first place after earning a point from Bloemfontein Celtic encounter. Bloemfontein have proven to be party spoilers after drawing against title league contenders Sundowns and Pirates. In fact, the title race has now been thrown wide open with the top 5 teams in the log separated by 5 points. However, Sundowns, Wits have an advantage with a game in hand over the other competitors.
Both Sundowns and Pirates have a tough fixture lists, with both teams playing crucial games,in order to qualify for quarterfinals:
- Pirates vs FC Platinum
- Sundowns vs Lobi Stars
On the other hand CTC and Bidvest also competing in the Nedbank cup quaterfinals. The victory against Sundowns moved CTC closer to the league title than they have ever been before. A stunning goal by new signing, former Fulham player Chris David. David is a brilliant signing by by Benni Mccharthy, which shows alot of quality within the CTC team. Unbelievably, their key players have been injured for most of the league games in 2019, Roland Putsche and Thabo Nodada.
Benni Mccharthy, in the pre-match interview, said:
CTC does not have a quality team to win the league title as compared to teams like Sundowns and Pirates that have a quality squads to compete for the league title