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31 Aug 2014
2:54 pm

Blow by blow: Mamelodi Sundowns vs AmaZulu

Struggling Amazulu face reigning PSL Champions Mamelodi Sundowns at the Loftus Stadium. Usuthu (Amazulu) are looking for their first win this season.

FILE PICTURE: Goodman Dlamini of Amazulu is tackled by Tebogo Langerman of Mamelodi Sundowns (l) and Thabo Nthethe during the Absa Premiership match between AmaZulu FC and Mamelodi Sundowns at Princess Magogo Stadium on March 09, 2014 in Durban, South Africa. (Photo by Anesh Debiky/Gallo Images)

Starting XI

Sundowns: Kennedy Meweene, Ramahkwe Mphahlele, Teboho Langerman, Thabo Nthethe, Mario Booysen, Hlompho Kekana, Elias Pelembe, Teko Modise, Cuthbert Malajila,  Kudakwashe Mahachi, Suprise Moriri.

AmaZulu: Tapuwa Kapini, Williem Mwedihanga, Sifiso Hlanti, Carlington Nyadombo,  Sadat Ouro Akoriko, Nhlanhla Shabalala, John Arwuah, Goodman Dlamini, Ayanda Dlamini, Philani Shange , Bongani Ndulula.

1 minutes. Kick off.

– Malajila and Moriri get the game underway

– Corner to Amazulu

2 minutes  Meweene saves an attempt from Amazulu. Goal kick Sundowns

3 minutes Free kick to Amazulu. The ball is punched away and Arwuah’s shot is wide. Goal kick to Sundowns

4 minutes Sundowns on the attack and they get a free kick. Modise’s shot hits the human wall and goes out for a corner

5 minutes Sundowns fails to make the most out if the corner.

6 minutes  Mahachi’s shot is deflected out for a corner

7 Nthethe tries to score and his shot is block. Counter attack by Amazulu

– Amazulu win a foul

8′ Malajila takes the ball away from Ayanda Dlamini

10′ Corner to Sundowns, the referee stops play for goalkeeper  Tapuwa Kapini to receive medical treatment

14′  Tapuwa Kapini is up on his feet and will continue with the game. Goal kick to Amazulu

16′ Throw in for Amazulu. They fail to keep the ball in play. Throw in for Sundowns

18′ Amazulu on the attack and Nthethe is under pressure but clears successfully. Counter attack to Sundowns.

19′ Moriri in the box, his shot is blocked by Mwedihanga. Advantage Amazulu

20′ Goal kick to Kapini

22′ Arwuah wins a foul following Modise’s challenge. Free kick to Amazulu

23′  Akoriko with a brilliant header and hits the cross bar

24′ Langerman’s cross is blocked corner to Sundowns

26′ Modise’s header is cleared off the goal line

27′ Throw in for Sundowns

28′ Ndulula fails to get past Sundowns defenders

29′  Booysen sends it up field. Amazulu intercepts. Shange take a shot at goal and it deflected away

30′ Ndulula on the attack for Amazulu, Nthethe stops the attack. Advantage Sundowns

31′ Kapini clashes with Modise in the box. Both players receive medical treatment

35′ Throw in for Sundowns. The referee stops  Langerman from throwing the ball so that Mahachi can receive medical treatment

36′ Goodman Dlamini wins a foul for Amazulu

40′  Malajila is warned by the referee for his challenge on  Shange

41′ Yellow card for Modise for his challenge on  Shange.

43′ Mwedihanga the ball into the box but Booysen clears

44 Pelembe and Modise get a warning from the referee for sandwiching Arwuah,

45+ Kekana is lucky not to receive a yellow card for kicking Mwedihanga on the shin

45+ 4 minutes of added time will be played

45+ Mwedihanga is back on the field but he is still limping

– The referee blows for half time

– Half Time Score Mamelodi Sundowns 0-0 Amazulu

– Amazulu get the game underway

– Amazulu playing from left to right. Sundowns playing from right to left

47′  Kekana wins a foul for Sundowns. Free kick to Sundowns

48′ Modise’shot is punched away by Kapini.

49′  Hlanti fails to keep the ball in play. Throw in for Sundowns

50′ Kekane’s shot is collected in the air by Kapini

51′ Pelembe’s shot is blocked

54′ Free kick to Sundowns. Kekana’s shot is punched away by Kapini. Corner to Sundowns

55′ Amazulu clears the cross from the corner successful

57′  Langerman’s cross is blocked. Corner to Sundowns

58′  Mahachi’s shot from the corner is punched away by Kapini

60′ Sundowns on the attack  Langerman’s cross in the box finds Cuthbert Malajila who puts it past Kapini with a diving header. Sundowns 1-0 Amazulu

62′ Kekana shots from way out and fails to trouble Kapini

65′ Ayanda Dlamini makes way for Mfanafuthi Dlamini

66′ Morir chips the ball over Amazulu defenders for Cuthbert Malajila to score the second goal for Sundowns. Sundowns 2-0 Amazulu

69′ Bongani Zungu comes on for Hlompho Kekana

71′ Amazulu’s attack is intercepted by Zungu

72′ Bornwell Mwape comes on for Philani Shange. Substitution for Amazulu

73′ Offside call against Ndulula

74′ Ejike Uzwenyi comes on for Surprise Moriri. Substitution for Sundowns

77′ Pelembe fails to put the ball in an open net.

79′ Goal kick to Sundowns

– 80‘ Substitution for Sundowns. Lindokhuhle Mbatha ON Elias Pelembe OFF

81′  Malajila fails to score from close range

83′ Mahachi with great skill to get past  Akoriko before  hitting the cross bar. Goal kick to Amazulu

85′ Malajila gets a yellow card for time wasting

86′ Mbatha receives medical treatment on the sideline

89′ Offside call against Amazulu. Goal kick to Sundowns

90+ Sundowns looking for their fourth goal with 4 minutes of added time to play

90+ M Dlamini tries to get the ball into Sundowns’ box by  Booysen clears the ball away

– Referee blows for full time

– Full Time Score Mamelodi Sundowns 2-0 Amazulu