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Phakaaathi Reporter
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21 Feb 2017
7:40 pm

Blow by blow: Plat Stars vs Sundowns

Phakaaathi Reporter

Platinum Stars host the Champions of South Africa in Mamelodi Sundowns in an Absa Premiership match at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium.

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: Platinum Stars 1-2 Mamelodi Sundowns

– 90+’ Billiat is carried off the field he looks injured

– 90′ 4 minutes of added time will be played

– 87′ Shilongo comes on for Platinum Stars

– 82′ Sundowns back in the lead. Billiat scores.  Platinum Stars 1-2 Mamelodi Sundowns

– 81′ Zakri comes on for Zwane

– 78′ throw in for Sundowns

– 72′ great save from Onyango to deny Linh a goal

– 69′ Tau’s header misses the target by inches

– 68′ Nale hits the side netting

– 64′ Mzimela leaves his line to beat Tau to the ball

– 61′ Laffor is carried off the field after clashing with Mabena, he is replaced by Castro

– 56′ referee’s call is in Onyango’s favour after he was pushed off the ball

– 49′ Mlilo scores the equaliser.  Platinum Stars 1-1 Mamelodi Sundowns

– 48′ Zwane is booked for pulling Ng’ambi back

– half time substitution Ngcongca makes way for Morena

– second half is underway

– half time: Platinum Stars 0-1 Mamelodi Sundowns

– 45′ 1 minute of added time will be played

– 40′ De Jongh comes to Mzimela’s aid as Billiat looks to pick out a teammate in the box

– 37′ Ntuli’s shot goes over the goal posts

– 33′ Ngcongca puts Hachi’s cross wide at goal

– 31′ corner kick to Stars

– 28′ Hachi is booked for a challenge on Mabena

– 26′ Billiat’s attempt at goal is cleared off the line by Phiri

– 25′ great build up from Stars to get in to Sundowns’ final third, a cross from  De Jongh goes out for a goal kick to the visiting side

– 20′ Laffor’s effort lacked pace to carry the ball over the line. Easy save for Mzimela in the end

– 19′ offside call goes against Stars

– 16′ Soumahoro’s shot is blocked

– 14′ Tau loops the ball over Mzimela but the ball hits the goal posts and out for a goal kick to Stars

– 10′ great team goal from Sundowns. Themba Zwane putting the ball past Mzinela. Platinum Stars 0-1 Mamelodi Sundowns

– kickoff the game is underway

Starting XI

Platinum Stars: 31 Mzimela, 2 Mere (C), 21 Zulu, 18 De Jongh, 30 Mwedihanga, 3 Mlilo, 22, Ng’ambi, 37 Nale,  35 Phiri, 10 Mabena, 34 Ntuli
Sundowns:  36 Onyango, 16 Nascimento, 29 Soumahoro, 3 Hachi, 20 Ngcongca, 8 Kekana (C), 15 Mohomi, 28 Laffor, 33 Billiat, 18 T Zwane, 22 Tau