Results Sept '13
4.9.13 away to Witbank Spurs
We was robbed and I still feel aggrieved at our 2-2 draw.
Cards were flying everywhere, Spurs held the possession advantage, and Gcaba
scored for us. If I write anything more, I’ll launch into a rant, but let it just be said now that I’ll look to “open up a can of whip arse
” in Jan ’14 for the return home leg.
15.9.13 home to FCAK (Semi Final Cup competition)
of FCAK, led by young striker Mashego
and well supporting by the other strikers. FCAK pegged a late goal back, but it was too little, too late, as they were totally played off the park. Record number of ticket sales showed the growing support for Dynamos.
18.9.13 home to Chippa Utd
Another 4-0 drubbing
handed to Chippa, as Mashego
again found the net with a brace and his second successive Man of the Match award. Ramudzuli
also scored. Chippa had the lion share of the possession, but still couldn’t get a shot on target.
21.9.13 away to Sivutsa Stars FC
Couple of landmarks here, we gave up our first goal in the league competition a soft tap in to midfielder Mlalande
, we had a hattrick of opportunities from the penalty box, we missed one of our penalties attempts and Sivutsa Star gave up an own goal, as we prevailed 6-1
, with Hammers
scoring, and both Gcaba
scoring twice each.
and defensive mid Gomis
were injured during the match, which lead us to field a player out of position. Sivutsa Stars also lost centre defender Phama
to a second bookable offense on the hour mark, so it was always going to be a struggle for them to contain us.
28.9.13 away to Atlie FC
I was forced into making a couple of changes to the lineup, which may have backfired. Striker Simon Radomumo
complained about the lack of first team opportunities. Given the dearth of strikers available to Dynamos at present, I thought it was prudent to give him just enough game time to keep him quiet. He replaced Hammers in the starting lineup. And had an absolute shocker
, the def midfielder was injured in the game against Sivutsa Stars, and hadn’t fully recovered to take his spot against Atlie, so Ferreira
took the starting slot. Gomis was fit enough to occupy the bench, in the hope that he wouldn’t be needed. Ferreira was injured at minute sixty six and Gomis needed to run on, with the scored locked at nil all.
settled it just before the full time hooter with a banana shot from just outside the penalty box, for us to escape with a 0-1 win
That said, we did not deserve to win at all
. We only had 37% of possession, we defended wave on wave of attacking play from Atlie. We were a distant second with every conceivable measure, except for the only one that mattered.