Kaizer Chiefs

Kaizer Chiefs claimed victory over Swallows in their DStv Premiership match at the Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto on Sunday. Photo: Twitter @KaizerChiefs

DStv Premiership UPDATED log after Kaizer Chiefs win Soweto derby

Kaizer Chiefs claimed victory over Swallows in their DStv Premiership match at the Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto on Sunday.

Kaizer Chiefs

Kaizer Chiefs claimed victory over Swallows in their DStv Premiership match at the Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto on Sunday. Photo: Twitter @KaizerChiefs

Kaizer Chiefs claimed a 1-0 victory over Swallows in their DStv Premiership match at the Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto on Sunday.

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Christian Saile scored deep in the second half to give Cavin Johnson his second victory since taking over as Amakhosi interim coach.

The victory lifted Kaizer Chiefs to sixth spot in the DStv Premiership with 17 points from 13 matches.

Kaizer Chiefs were the dominant side in the opening half, creating several opportunities, but failed to find the target.

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While Swallows were forced to defend, they had chances too, including when striker Tshegofatsho Mabasa forced a fine save from Bruce Bvuma in the 28th minute.

Kaizer Chiefs continued to be strong in the second half and looked the more threatening of the two sides when on attack.

They continued to create chances, but luck kept on evading them up front as Pule Mmodi had his shot cleared off the line by a Swallows defender in the 78th minute.

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The deadlock was finally broken when Saile made no mistake with only Akpeyi to beat.

The Democratic Republic of Congo forward was set up by Yusuf Maart, who dispossessed Keegan Phillips in Swallows’ half and charged forward before finding Saile in the box.

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The Glamour Boys will next be in action away from home against Polokwane City on Saturday, 9 December.

Kick-off is at 15:30.

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