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20 Aug 2014
7:06 pm

Live Report: Orlando Pirates vs AmaZulu

The mighty Buccaneers (Orlando Pirates) play hosts to Usuthu (Amazulu) at the Orlando Stadium tonight.

FILE PICTURE: thabo Matlaba of Orlando Pirates tackles Ayanda Dlamini of Amazulu during the Absa Premiership match between AmaZulu and Orlando Pirates at Moses Mabhida Stadium on January 23, 2014 in Durban, South Africa. (Photo by Anesh Debiky/Gallo Images)

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Starting XI

Orlando Pirates: Meyiwa, Mahamutsa, Nyauza, Matlaba, Sangweni, Sarr, Ntshumayelo, Klate, Manyisa, Makola, Erasmus.

AmaZulu: Kapini, Van Heerden, Macala, Nyadombo, Mwedihanga, Shabalala, Gamildien, Shange, G. Dlamini, Ndulula.

– Amazulu get the match underway. Kick off

– Pirates playing from left to right, while Amazulu play from right to left

– Ntshumayelo’s shot is wide at goal. Goal kick to Amazulu.

– Matlaba fails fails to control the ball on the edge of Amazulu’s box

– Sarr is fouled by Ndulula. Advantage Pirates

– Meyiwa plays the ball to Mahamutsa, who sends it up field

–  Sangweni stops Shange from getting into the box

– Pirates 0 – 0 Amazulu with 13 minutes played

–  Pirates get their first corner kick of the game

– Makola’s cross from the corner is collected by Kapini

– Mwedihanga’s back pass turns in a corner for Pirates

– Offside call against Ndulula

–  Kapini restarts play

– Macala receiving treatment on the sideline after slipping and landing awkwardly

– Referee stops play because Shange’s challenge on Ntshumayelo

– Ndulula goes down in the box due to Mahamutsa’s challenge. Penalty to Amazulu

– Meyiwa is sent the wrong way by Ndulula. Pirates 0 – 1 Amazulu

– Pirates restarts play in the 32nd minute

– Free kick to Pirates at the edge of Amazulu’s box

– Makola sends the ball over the goal posts

– Kapini sends it up field in search of teammates

– Gamildien’s cross is saved by Meyiwa

–  Erasmus’ shot is blocked

– Sarr’s low shot is punched away by Kapini, corner to Pirates

– Pirates fail to profit from the corner. Counter attack by Amazulu.

– Ndulula is fouled in the box and gets a yellow card for simulation

– Referee blows for half time

– Pirates get the second half under way

– Amazulu playing from right to left, while Pirates play from left to right

– Makola fails to keep the ball in play. Goal kick to Amazulu

– Amazulu fail to profit from a free kick in Pirates’ half

– Shabalala is stretched off due to Mahamutsa’s challenge

– Ndulula receives treatment on the sideline

– Kapini sends it up field in search of teammates

– Matlaba receives a pass from Makola and scores. Pirates 1 – 1 Amazulu

– Majoro comes on for Makola

– Matlaba receives a yellow card for comments directed at the referee

–  Shange fouls Klate

– We are 70 minutes into the game

– Offside called against Pirates

– Liphoko comes on for Shabalala. Substitution for Amazulu

– Pirates attacking Amazulu using wingers

–  Erasmus shots and  Kapini saves

– Qalinge comes on for Klate. Substitution by Pirates

– Amazulu trying to find away through Pirates’ defense with 6 minutes to go

–  Erasmus fires wide again. Goal kick to  Kapini

–  Nyauza fires from range but fails to trouble Kapini

– 4 minutes of added time will be played

–  Van Heerden clears 

–  Sangweni send the ball over  Kapini post

– The referee blows for  full time

– Full Time score Orlando Pirates 1 – 1 Amazulu