Local News 22.4.2017 08:34 pm

Blow by blow: Pirates vs Bloem Celtic

Ayanda Gcaba of Orlando Pirates celebrates a goal during the Absa Premiership 2016/17 match between Orlando Pirates and Maritzburg United at the Orlando Stadium. (Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix)

Ayanda Gcaba of Orlando Pirates celebrates a goal during the Absa Premiership 2016/17 match between Orlando Pirates and Maritzburg United at the Orlando Stadium. (Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix)

Orlando Pirates host Bloemfontein Celtic in a Nedbank Cup quarterfinal clash at the Orlando Stadium tonight.

– full time: Orlando Pirates 2-1 Bloemfontein Celtic

– 30′ Celtic moving forward

– 28′ Lakay’s shot is wide at goal

– 25′ free kick to Celtic

– 22′ Mahlasela fires a shot over the goal posts

– 20′ Manyisa wins the ball

– 17′ corner to Celtic

– Orlando Pirates 2-1 Bloemfontein Celtic

– 15′ Rakhale fails to keep the ball in play

– 12′ Gabuza scores. Orlando Pirates 2-1 Bloemfontein Celtic

– 10′ Lakay fails to finish off a move from Celtic

– 8′ Dlamini’s attempt at goal goes wide

– 6′ Mobara makes way for Qalinge

– 5′ throw in for Celtic

– 3′ Celtic building up slowly from the back

– 1′ Mobara is booked for a late challenge

Extra time

– full time: Orlando Pirates 1-1 Bloemfontein Celtic

– 89′ 3 minutes of added time will be played

– 87′ Nkosi puts the ball over the goal posts

– 86′ Mahlasela scores. Orlando Pirates 1-1 Bloemfontein Celtic

– 84′ Makola makes way for Nkosi

– 79′ Gabuza’s header is kept out by Tignyemb

– 70′ Ndoro makes way for Gabuza

– 67′ Makola puts his effort on the roof of the net

– 64′ Mpontshane makes a great save to deny Celtic

– 63′ corner kick to Celtic

– 58′ Dlamini comes on for Nyondo for Celtic

– 55′ Lakay does well to eliminate defenders but fails to apply the final touch to direct the ball in to the net. Mpontshane was beaten

– 53′ Mobara scores. Orlando Pirates 1-0 Bloemfontein Celtic

– 52′ Lakay’s shot hits the side netting

– 51′ throw in for Celtic

– 50′ Celtic win the ball back in the middle of the field

– second half is underway

– half time: Orlando Pirates 0-0 Bloemfontein Celtic

– 45′ 1 minute of added time will be played

– 43′ Pirates give the ball away in the final third

– 38′ corner kick Pirates

– 37′ Makola is booked

– 23′ Nyatama’s curling shot goes out for a goal kick to Mpontshane’s relief

– 22′ Mobara fails to control the ball as it goes out of play

– 19′ Pirates building up slowly at the back

– 17′ Mpontshane a long range effort from Phalane

– 15′ throw in for Celtic

– 11′ the ball is played back to Mpontshane

– kickoff!

Starting XI

Pirates: Mpontshane, Gcaba, Jele, Matlaba, Phungwayo, Sarr, Manyisa, Mobara, Rakhale, Makola, Ndoro.
Celtic: Tignyemb, Nyatama, Ndengane, Lakay, Maruping, Letlabika, Mxoyaba, Dube, Hotto, Phalane, Nyondo.

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results

Chiefs 1-0 Wits
Sundows 2-2 Highlands
Arrows 2-1 Pirates

fixtures

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# Team GP Pts
1 Bidvest Wits 30 60
2 Sundowns 30 57
3 Cape Town City 30 55
4 Kaizer Chiefs 30 50
5 SuperSport United 30 48
6 Polokwane City 30 43
7 Maritzburg Utd 30 38
8 Arrows 30 38
9 Platinum Stars 30 37
10 Ajax Cape Town 30 36
11 Orlando Pirates 30 33
12 Bloemfontein Celtic 30 29
13 Chippa United 30 28
14 Free State Stars 30 28
15 Baroka FC 30 28
16 Highlands Park 30 27

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