Black Leopards suffered a 1-0 defeat in the Absa Premiership clash against Bidvest Wits at Bidvest Stadium on Tuesday night.

Wits remain in sixth place following the win but close the gap on league leaders Kaizer Chiefs to 10 points.

The game started off lively as the hosts almost broke the deadlock in 11th minute after Terrence Dzvukamanja’s header sailed wide of the mark, while Brandon Petersen kept out Thabo Matlaba’s strike at the other end.

Eventually, Dzvukamanja reached the back of the net in the 31st minute piling more misery on relegation-threatened Leopards.

In the audio below, Wits coach Gavin Hunt says he is happy with the victory but believes they could have done better:

In the second half, both sides kept the fight with Kgaogelo Sekgota and Elias Pelembe shooting straight on the target only to find closed doors.

The visitors pressed even harder and almost equalised in the dying minutes of the game, thanks to Branden Peterson who kept the ball out of the net with a great save.

In the audio below, captain Buhle Mkhwanazi believes that his side did well:

Lidoda Dhuva now remains in an uncomfortable last position of the log with 20 points.

In the audio below, caretaker coach Alan Clark puts on a positive mindset saying that his charges can put on a good fight in the remaining eight games:

In the audio below, after being harshly tackled Dzvukumanja was forced to leave the field and Hunt suspects a hamstring injury:

– Report by Sinovuyo Ndudane