Be Forward Wanderers moved to the top of the TNM Super League standings after a gutsy 2-0 league win over Blantyre United at the MDC Stadium on Thursday afternoon.
Precious Msosa’s first-half strike plus Yamikani Chester’s goal were enough for the home side to secure all three points.
This match was always going to be a hard-fought encounter, with neither team giving an inch on the field.
And it was definitely not for the faint-hearted as the referee dished out of a plethora of yellow cards.
There was also a lot of offside play, especially by the away side, who tried to get in behind the deep-lying Wanderers defensive line.
Precious Msosa had a great chance in the 15th minute of the match after he latched onto Peter Wadabwa’s pass before his shot hits the post.
Blantyre United would eventually scored in the 24th minute when Brown Mizeyi dribbled into the Nomads penalty area before drilling the ball wide with his right foot.
However, the Nomads went into the break with 1-0 lead and they were a marvel to watch on the midfield where Jabulani Linje being the main entertainer .
But the Nomads were hardly troubled in the second half, even though Blantyre United coach Safarao Pompi put on a lot of attacking players after the break.
However , Blantyre United should blame themselves for failure to kiss the back of Wanderers net despite having the best chances of the second stanza, with Sparrow Msosoya and Brown Mizeyi plus Jimmy Chikulekule shooting over the crossbar from long range.
Wanderers best chance came in the 87th minute, but Blantyre United managed to clear the ball before Khumbo Ngambi could pull the trigger which went over the crossbar.
The Nomads have 16 points on the summit table from 6 games.They have also played 6 games without conceding a goal.