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1 JDR Stars FC 28 17 9 60
2 Maccabi FC 28 17 7 58
3 Dondol Stars 28 17 2 53
4 African All Stars 28 15 5 50
14 ACES 28 8 4 28
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Pos Player Tot
1 Mbiyozo 14 0 14
2 Zimba 3 0 3
3 Metsi 3 0 3
4 Pienaar 3 0 3
5 Hlungwane 3 0 3
6 Morojele 2 0 2
 
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Maccabi FC beat Alexandra Black Aces 2-0 in an ABC Motsepe match played on Saturday afternoon at Balfour Park.

New coach Jacob Sakala did change some of team, notably giving Collen Zimba his first start of the season, but a goal in each half condemned the Gold City Giants to their 5th league loss.

The coach will also be dissapointed with the discipline as for the 2nd game in succession, Aces ended the game with 10-men after captain Tsietsi Mahoa received his marching orders.

Aces did put up a spirited display and also watched as their keeper Thembikosi Mbiyozo was stretchered off in the 39th minute for a severe ankle injury.

A few minutes later, replacement keeper Clinton Davids, who was barely warm, simply watched as Maccabi opened the lead with a deft shot.

Midway through the second half, Lebogang Sithole replaced Ermano Barends and Kurt Pienaar came on for Milano Sampson as Aces went three at the back and took the attack to the Balfour Park hosts.

That obviously was a high risk tactic but kudo's to Sakala for trying, but this strategy left gaping holes at the back and credit to Clinton Davids for keeping Aces in the game.

In injury time Maccabi again broke through and doubled their lead and with that back to the top of the Gauteng ABC Motsepe league.

Alexandra Black Aces TEAM SHEET

Thembi Mbiyozo (39’ C Davids), K Hlatshwayo, E Adolph, S Hlungwane, T Mahoa, P Khwela, M Sampson (73’ K Pienaar), E Barends (55’ L Sithole), Theo Mbiyozo, O Hendricks, C Zimba

Unused SUBSTITUTES

D Peters, T Mathopa, T Malaza, T Madimba

All Results

FRIDAY 27 October ‘17
Alexandra United 1 - 2 JDR Stars FC

SATURDAY 28 October ‘17
Baberwa FC 0 - 1 Swallows FC
Pretoria Callies 2 - 2 Leruma United FC
Garankuwa United FC 0 - 0 African All Stars
Maccabi FC 2 - 0 Alexandra Black Aces
Valencia FC 0 - 0 M. Tigers

SUNDAY 29 October ‘17
Thembisa Sport Centre 1 - 2 Vaal Professionals FC
Dube Continental 1 - 1 Dondol Stars

April 2018
Aces need points against All Stars
Aces vs JDR Stars
March 2018
Aces pipped in Vaal.
Aces up against Vaal Pro's
Aces despair continues
Aces up against Tembisa Sports Centre
Valencia pip Aces
Can Aces redeem themselves against Valencia FC
Maccabi hammer Aces to record defeat
Aces eager to stop Maccabi
February 2018
Aces pummel Garakuwa
Garankuwa up next for Aces
15-year old scores for Aces
Aces host Callies
Baberwa down Aces
Aces eager for victory
Alex Black Aces back to winning ways
Aces host Dube Continentals
January 2018
United shoot down Aces
It's United vs Aces on Saturday
Aces 0-2 Dondol
Aces host Dondol Stars
Birds down Aces
Aces start new year against Swallows
December 2017
Aces in fine win
Aces hosting Leruma United TODAY
Bad day for Aces
Aces up against African All Stars
Honours even in Tshwane
November 2017
Aces aim for 3-in-a-row
Aces vs M Tigers postponed
Can Aces tame the Tigers?
Great win by the Gold City Giants
Aces eyeing victory
Aces in fine win
Aces face Tembisa Sports Centre
Aces pipped in 7-goal classic
Aces in 6-pointer against Valencia
October 2017
Aces downed by league leaders
Aces up against league leaders
Aces 1-1 Dondol
Aces away to Dondol
Aces draw with Garankuwa
Aces searching for points
Aces back to winning ways
Aces need points against Callies
Aces pipped agin
Aces vs Baberwa fixture rescheduled
Aces downed by Dube
September 2017
Aces off to Soweto for Round 4