After beating Casric Stars 1-0 in the promotional playoffs on Wednesday at Athlone Stadium, Cape Town Spurs are one step closer to being promoted to the DStv Premiership.
Shaun Bartlet’s team won their third consecutive playoff game with a goal from midfielder Morne Nel in the second half. They have nine focuses and that implies they need essentially an attract their last match at Maritzburg Joined on June 14.
However, in the event that Maritzburg loses to Stars on Saturday, Spurs may not have to wait as long for promotion. Stars are officially out of the race at this point. Maritzburg, who are battling to keep their title, has three playoff points from two games.
On Wednesday, the Spurs were aware that a victory would place them in control of the promotional playoffs. During the first half, they had numerous opportunities to score, but none of them were successful.
Stars, who had lost their previous two games, needed to win the game to keep their slim chance alive. They did a good job of keeping Spurs at bay, who had the upper hand in the first half, from scoring at the break.
Spurs continued their dominance and opportunity-creation from the first half, but they were unable to score.
Stars offered minimal proceeding as it was all Prods in this match as they kept on looking for the opener. However, when Ashley Cupido was sent off in the 65th minute for dissent, the home team was reduced to ten men instead of scoring.
However, that didn’t break their spirits since 12 minutes after the fact they broke the gridlock when the accomplished Nel opened from an external perspective of the crate to give his side a merited lead and every one of the three focuses toward the end.
Nel, who is 27 years old, is playing for SuperSport United on loan.
Stars had chances to score after conceding, but Spurs defended well to hold on for their third win in three games.