Baroka endured a 1- loss at the arms of Ajax Cape Town in an Absa Premiership match on Wednesday evening at Athlone Stadium.
In the wake of the loss, coach MacDonald Makhubedu’s men go to the 10th location on the log standings with 33 points from 28 league games.
A late goal by means of skipper Mosa Lebusa ensured the Urban Warriors handed Bakgaga Ba Mphahlele their third loss in a row.
It was a fast-paced start out by the two sides, but the most effective option fell for the hosts when Yannick Zakri saw his header punched away for a corner by Ayanda Dlamini in the 11th minute.
Baroka experienced an upper hand in terms of assaults just after the 30th minute and Mpho Kgaswane saw his set-piece sailing more than the crossbar with the hosts’ defence failing to offer with a few successive corner kicks.
With additional action going on in the coronary heart of the park, Zakri experienced a free of charge header in the fortieth minute, however, could not immediate it on concentrate on.
Irrespective of the feeling of urgency from the hosts, they could not break the sound travelling to defence as it remained goalless at 50 percent time.
Ajax came again from the tunnel with starvation as they and substitute Samuel Julies practically made a rapid impression when he compelled a high-quality save from Dlamini.
Immediately after the sixty-fifth minute, Zakri brilliantly played a cross with a header in research of Julies and the substitute’s effort and hard work was punched more than the crossbar by Dlamini for a corner.
Ajax gave Bakgaga ba Mphahlele also considerably house and Talent Chawapiwa attempted a curling shot in the 79th minute, but could not difficulties February.
With 9 minutes to go, substitute Sergio Kammies would find himself in the penalty area, he beat his marker but saw his reduced shot going extensive.
The Ajax bench could not consider it when Zakri missed another superb prospect on the still left post when he experienced all the time to decide on his location, his effort and hard work went extensively in the 86th minute.
Ajax ongoing to pile tension on the Limpopo side and it was Lebusa who found the again of the in the 91st minute from a telling cross from the right pursuing a poor managing by Dlamini.
The second win for the hosts at home sees them transferring up to the 14th location with 31 points from 28 games.
Ajax Cape Town () 1 (Lebusa 90+1’)
Ajax Cape Town: February, Zwane, Nhlapo (Julies 59’), Booysen, Lebusa, Nel (Kammies 78’), Malepe (Losper 46’), Margeman, Kabwe, Morris, Zakri
Baroka FC: Dlamini, Kgoetyane, Mothupa, Madubanya, Nguzana (Soso 78’), Chawapiwa (Mahashe 90’), Kgaswane, Mabotja, Mdantsane, Makgaka (Mosele 59’), Banda