Nedbank Cup 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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Sundowns 1-2 P City
Baroka FC 1-1 Pirates
Chippa Utd 2-0 AmaZulu
Celtic 1-1 Chiefs

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psl log

# Team GP Pts
1 Orlando Pirates 2 4
2 Polokwane City 2 4
3 Maritzburg United 1 3
4 Mamelodi Sundowns 2 3
5 Chippa United 2 3
6 Cape Town City 1 3
7 AmaZulu 2 3
8 Baroka FC 2 2
9 Ajax Cape Town 1 1
10 Bloem Celtic 1 1
11 Golden Arrows 1 1
12 Kaizer Chiefs 1 1
13 Bidvest Wits 1 0
14 Free State Stars 1 0
15 Platinum Stars 1 0
16 SuperSport United 1 0

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