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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Wits 2-0 Polokwane
Plat Stars 2-0 Chiefs
Sundowns 2-2 Maritzburg

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Chiefs vs Wits
Sundows vs Highlands

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# Team GP Pts
1 Bidvest Wits 28 57
2 Sundowns 28 55
3 Cape Town City 28 52
4 SuperSport United 28 48
5 Kaizer Chiefs 28 47
6 Polokwane City 28 40
7 Maritzburg Utd 28 36
8 Ajax Cape Town 28 35
9 Arrows 28 35
10 Orlando Pirates 28 32
11 Platinum Stars 28 31
12 Bloemfontein Celtic 28 27
13 Free State Stars 28 26
14 Highlands Park 28 25
15 Chippa United 28 24
16 Baroka FC 28 24

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