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6 Mar 2016
2:55 pm

Blow by blow: Highlands Park vs Mamelodi Sundowns

Hello and welcome to the Makhulong Stadium in Tembisa where National First Division (NFD) side Highlands Park in the Nedbank Cup match.

Themba Zwane of Mamelodi Sundowns (Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix)

– Dennis Onyango is named Man-of-the-Match

– It’s all over! Sundowns are through to the next round of the Nedbank Cup!

– 2 minutes of added time to be played

– 118′ Verenga gets a yellow card for an off the ball incident

– 115′ Onyango pulls off a good save. Corner kick for Highlands Park

– 113′ corner kick for Highlands Park

– 113′ free kick for Highlands Park in a good scoring position

– 110′ free kick for Highlands Park

– Highlands Park get the second half of extra-time underway

– referee stops play for the first half of extra-time

– 105′ offside call goes against Sundowns

– 103′ free kick for Sundowns and a yellow card for Ndlovu

– 102′ Modise is booked for time wasting

– 101′ free kick for Sundowns and a yellow card for Christian

– 100′ Double substitution for Highlands Park: Matome Mateba and Auguston Leornard come on for Tshabalala and Matloga

– 96′ GOAAAL! Dolly breaks the deadlock with a well-taken goal!

– 95′ Highlands Park appeal for a penalty

– 93′ Matloga is through on goals, but his effort is saved by Onyango

– Highlands Park get the first half of extra-time underway

– Substitution for Sundowns: Siyanda Zwane comes on for Bangaly

– It’s 0-0 after 90 minutes of football and the game goes into extra-time

– 90+2′ corner kick for Sundowns, but it’s cleared by Highlands Park

– 90+1′ Bangaly is booked for an off the ball incident

– 90′ corner kick for Highlands Park

– 89′ free kick for Highlands Park

– 87′ corner kick for Sundowns

– 85′ corner kick for Sundowns

– 84′ free kick for Sundowns

– 83′ corner kick for Highlands Park

– 82′ Substitution for Sundowns: Anthony Laffor comes on for Zwane

– 81′ free kick for Sundowns in a promising position

– 80′ corner kick for Highlands Park

– 77′ offside call goes against Highlands Park

– 72′ Sundowns assistant coach Rhulani Mokoena is sent off by referee Victor Gomes

– 70′ corner kick for Sundowns

– 68′ free kick for Highlands Park in a promising position

– 67′ Dolly tries to lob the goalkeeper, but Kapini is well-positioned to catch the ball

– 65′ free kick for Sundowns in a promising position and it leads to a corner

– 63′ offside call goes against Sundowns

– 62′ chance for Sundowns! But Mashego’s goal-bound shot, is cleared off the line by Isaacs

– 59′ free kick for Sundowns in a promising position, but it’s cleared by Highlands Park

– 57′ corner kick for Highlands Park

– 55′ Verenga is through on goals, but shoots wide

– 54′ Chance for Highlands Park! But Tshabalala’s shot is saved by Onyango

– 52′ free kick for Highlands Park in a promising position

– Highlands Park get the second half underway

– Substitution for Sundowns: Ngele makes way for Katlego Mashego

– referee Victor Gomes blows his whistle for the half-time break. Half-time score: Highlands Park 0-0 Mamelodi Sundowns

– 41′ corner kick for Sundowns

– 28′ free kick for Highlands Park and a yellow card for Ngele

– 24′ offside call goes against Highlands Park

– 23′ the game resumes after the water break

– WATER BREAK

– 20′ Mvala’s header goes over the crossbar

– 18′ corner kick for Highlands Park

– 14′ Verenga’s header is saved by Onyango

– 12′ Zwane’s shot is saved by Kapini

– 8′ Billiat almost caught keeper off guard, but his shot goes narrowly wide of goals

– 4′ corner kick for Highlands Park and Christian’s header goes wide of goals from it

– Sundowns get the game underway. They’re playing from left to right while Highlands Park play from right to left

– kickoff

Starting XI:

Highlands Park XI: Kapini, Kalake, Isaacs, Christian, Ndlovu, Matloga, Khwela, Mvala, Tshabalala, Verenga, Shalulile
Mamelodi Sundowns XI: Onyango, Arendse, Soumahoro, Nthethe, Mbekile, Dolly, Mashaba, Zwane T, Modise, Billiat, Ngele

The Lions of the North will be looking to cause by knocking out the high-flying Brazilians, while Sundowns will be start their defence of this trophy on a high note.

Hello and welcome to the Makhulong Stadium in Tembisa where National First Division (NFD) side Highlands Park in the Nedbank Cup match.