Black Rhinos give Highlanders a hiding, Chicken Inn’s fine form continues

Black Rhinos registered another big win when they beat Highlanders 3-0 at Morris Depot this afternoon.

Highlanders started off the better side mounting on the pressure however it was Sydney Linyama who had the first real chance of the game when his header was cleared off the line by an alert Rahman Kutsanzira.

In the 41st minute, Ralph Matema squandered a great chance when he put the ball wide from close range.

The miss was to prove costly as Lot Chiwunga put Rhinos in the lead with a low header into the bottom right corner just before halftime.

Three minutes after the break Lot Chiwunga made it 2-0 in Rhinos’ favour when he pounced on a loose ball after Ariel Sibanda had blocked Mukombwe’s shot.

Highlanders did have chances to get back into the game but could not take their chances. In the 57th minute, Prince Dube failed to score with only the keeper to beat.

In the 69th minute, the lively Lot Chiwunga earned his side a penalty when he was brought down in the box. Rhinos keeper Herbert Rusawo made no mistake in converting the spot kick to make it 3-0.

The results sees Rhinos move to the top of standings ahead of more action on Thursday

In other matches, Chicken Inn made it four consecutive wins with a 2-0 win over ZPC Kariba at Luveve Stadium.Guide Goddard gave the Gamecocks an early lead before Innocent Mucheneka wrapped up the game with a penalty conversion just before the full-time whistle.

FC Platinum registered another draw in a lively but goalless encounter against Harare City, while Triangle and Chapungu registered wins.

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