Phakaaathi Reporter
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11 Feb 2017
3:38 pm

Blow by blow: Sundowns vs Orlando Pirates

Phakaaathi Reporter

Mamelodi Sundowns face Orlando Pirates at the mamelodi sundowns in an absa premiership match.

Themba Zwane of Mamelodi Sundowns celebrating his goal with his team mates during the Absa Premiership match between Bloemfontein Celtic and Mamelodi Sundowns at Dr. Molemela Stadium on February 08, 2017 in Bloemfontein, South Africa. (Photo by Charl?? Lombard/Gallo Images)

full time: Sundowns Mamelodi 6-0 Orlando Pirates

– game resumes

– Pirates fans have invaded the pitch after conceding the sixth goal. Sundowns Mamelodi 6-0 Orlando Pirates.

– 81′ Tau scores. Sundowns Mamelodi 6-0 Orlando Pirates

– 77′ Hachi makes his debut as he comes on for Langerman

– 75′ Morena completes his brace. Sundowns Mamelodi 5-0 Orlando Pirates

– 74′ Langerman is booked for a late challenge on Gabuza

– 71′ Onyango keeps Memela’s close range effort out

– 69′ Morena makes up for hitting the goal post earlier. Sundowns Mamelodi 4-0 Orlando Pirates

– 65′ Morena weaves past three Pirates defender, goes around the goalkeeper and hits the goal post

– 64′ corner kick to Pirates

– 62′ Nascimento extends Sundowns’ lead from the penalty spot. Sundowns Mamelodi 3-0 Orlando Pirates

– 60′ Tau wins a penalty for Sundowns

– 58′ Van Heerden’s free kick shot is punched away by Onyango

– 57′ Gabuza wins the second free kick for Pirates

– 56′ free kick to Pirates in midfield

– 53′ Laffor is replaced by Ngcongca

– 52′ Laffor’s cross is intercepted by Mabokgwane

– 49′ Sundowns’ human wall is keeps the free kick cross out

– 47′ Gabuza wins a free kick for Pirates outside the penalty box

– second half is underway. Gabuza comes on for Gcaba of Pirates

–  half time: Sundowns Mamelodi 2-0 Orlando Pirates

– 45′ 3 minutes of added time will be played

– 42′ patient build up by Sundowns to extent the lead. Tau beats Mabokgwane. Sundowns Mamelodi 2-0 Orlando Pirates

– 39′ Laffor puts the ball wide at goal after Tau set it up for him

– 38′ good combination play from Pirates in the middle of the field, the final pass to Memela in the final third from Manyisa is too heavy, goalkick to Sundowns

– 37′ Nascimentois booked for a challenge on Matlaba

– 36′ Okwuosa is lucky to get the ball away after miscuing the initial clearance

– 34′ Okwuosa is booked for a foul committed on Langerman

– 33′ Matlaba gets the ball stuck under his feet but recover quickly

– 31′ offside call goes against Laffor

– 29′ Van Heerden’s run into Sundowns’ half is cut short by Nascimento

– 26′ Billiat receive medical treatment after he was tackled by Mobara

– 25′ superb interception from Nascimento to cut out Matlaba’s cross

– 23′ water break.

– 20′ Themba Zwane score for Sundowns. Sundowns Mamelodi 1-0 Orlando Pirates

– 16′ both team on the attack as they both go in search of a goal

– 12′ free kick to Sundowns. Kekana’s tame shot doesn’t trouble Mabokgwane

– 9′ Kekana’s long range strike goes wide after deflecting off a Pirates defender

– 8′ the ball is player back to Mabokgwane

– kickoff! The game is underway

Starting XI

Mamelodi Sundowns: 36. Onyango, 27. Morena, 4. Langerman, 16. Nascimento, 29. Bangaly, 8. Kekana, 18. T.Zwane, 13. Mabunda, 28. Laffor, 33. Billiat, 22. Tau.

Orlando Pirates: Mabokgwane, 2. Gcaba, 37. Okwuosa, 8. Matlaba, 36. Van Heerden, 45. Mobara, 29. Lorch, 11. Memela, 14. Motupa, 20. Manyisa, 7. Ndoro.