Highlanders and Caps United settled for a stalemate on Sunday afternoon in a clash of the giants Premier League encounter.
By Sportbrief Reporter
The battle at Emagumeni failed produce a winner in a match that attracted close to full capacity. The match had high tempo from the onset with the visiting Caps United dictating the pace of the proceedings forcing the home side to go defensive.
United displayed some top drawer football especially in the middle of the park and at the back.
However, the hosts’ back four that comprised of Valentine Musarurwa, Goodwin Goriyati, Carlton Munzabwa and Justice Jangani was just but a tall order for Makepekepe’s Gabriel Nyoni and Oziyasi Zibande who tried penetrating them several times.
With a little bit of luck, United could have taken the lead in the opening fifteen minutes of the encounter but they were let down by their forwards in the final third.
In form midfielder Joel Ngodzo stole the limelight in the whole of the opening stanza as he displayed some five star performances.
Bosso relied on long balls but they could not break the stubborn Makepekepe defence. In the second half, both teams had equal opportunities but they could not breach each other’s defense.
The match ended nil all after 90 minutes.
“It is a fair result. We have picked a point away from home,” Caps United coach Lloyd Chitembwe said.
His opposite number, Madinda Ndlovu rued his side’s missed chances.
“We failed to fully utilise our chances and we eventually dropped two crucial points at home,” he said.