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3 Oct 2014
8:04 pm

Blow by blow: Moroka Swallows vs Bidvest Wits

Bidvest Wits welcomes Moroka Swallows to the Bidvest Stadium for their Telkom Knockout clash tonight. The Dube Birds were defeated 3-0 by the Clever Boys the last time they played against the students.

FILE PICTURE: Sameehg Doutie of Wits attacks during the Telkom Knockout match between Bidvest Wits and Moroka Swallows at Bidvest Stadium on October 03, 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images)

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Starting XI

Bidvest Wits: Moeneeb Josephs, Kees Kwakman, Jabulani Shongwe, Vincent Pule, Sameehg Doutie, Buhle Mkhwanazi, Sthembiso Ngcobo, Siyabonga Nhlapo, Sandile Zuke, Dillon Sheppard, Phumlani Ntshangase
Moroka Swallows: Sage Stephens, Luvhengo Mungomeni, Rudi Isaacs, Ashraf Hendricks, Giulio Giuricich, Lucky Baloyi, Phalane Lantshenee, Philani Cele, Dikgang Mabalane, Felix Obada, Siyabonga Nomvethe
– Kick off. The game is underway
– The students in Bidvest Wits will attack from left to right, Moroka Swallows attack from right to left.
– Swallows get the ball rolling
1 minute throw in for Swallows
2 minutes swallows attacking early
3 minutes Shongwe is foul. Free kick to Wits
4 minutes Ngcobo’s header is wide off the mark
5′ Wits’ attack is intercepted. Mabalane’s cross is blocked
6′ Pule with a pass into the box, his teammates fail to apply the final touch
FILE PICTURE: Maliele Pule of Wits shoots wide of goal during the Telkom Knockout match between Bidvest Wits and Moroka Swallows at Bidvest Stadium on October 03, 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images)

FILE PICTURE: Maliele Pule of Wits shoots wide of goal during the Telkom Knockout match between Bidvest Wits and Moroka Swallows at Bidvest Stadium on October 03, 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images)

8′ Free kick to Wits
9′ Goal kick to Swallows, the last touch came from Ngcobo
10′ The ball is pushed up the field quickly as Swallows retain possession
12′ Wits win a corner
13′ Zuke receives the rebound ball and shots it over the goal posts
14′ Throw in for Swallows as they move forward
15′ Issacs with a well timed tackle to stop Doutie from advancing
17′ Obada is fouled. Free kick to Swallows
18′ Mabalane’s cross is goes out for a goal kick
20′ Mungomeni gets a chance to shot but fails to force a save out of Josephs. Goal kick
23′ Free kick to Swallows as Nomvethe is fouled
24′ Great delivery from Mabalane into the box, Hendricks header misses the target by inches
26′ Doutie clears a cross into the box
28′ Both teams are working hard to retain the ball
30′ Nomvethe sprints forward and leaves a few defenders behind him, Obada gets the ball from Nomvethe and fails to hold on to it. Advantage to Wits
32′ Phalane with a high tackle on Sheppard. Free kick to Wits
34′ Ngcobo is distracted by Stephens and fails to score. Goal kick to Swallows
35′ Swallows gives the ball away. Jabulani Shongwe scores a breath taking goal from outside the box. Wits 1-0 Swallows 
FILE PICTURE: Jabulani Shongwe of Wits celebrates his goal during the Telkom Knockout match between Bidvest Wits and Moroka Swallows at Bidvest Stadium on October 03, 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images)

FILE PICTURE: Jabulani Shongwe of Wits celebrates his goal during the Telkom Knockout match between Bidvest Wits and Moroka Swallows at Bidvest Stadium on October 03, 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images)

38′ Throw in for Swallows
40′ Wits causing problems for Swallows with their passing game
41′ Goal kick to Wits
42′ Wits are searching for their third goal
44′ Shongwe looking for his second goal on the match. Offside call against Wits
45′ A minute of added time will be played
– Referee blows for half time
–  Half Time score. Bidvest Wits 1-0 Moroka Swallows 
– The second half is underway
– No changes made by both teams
46′ Offside call against Obada
47′ Free kick to Wits following Hendricks’challenge on Shongwe
49′ Zuke’s shot is off target
FILE PICTURE: Sandile Zuke of Wits attacks during the Telkom Knockout match between Bidvest Wits and Moroka Swallows at Bidvest Stadium on October 03, 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images)

FILE PICTURE: Sandile Zuke of Wits attacks during the Telkom Knockout match between Bidvest Wits and Moroka Swallows at Bidvest Stadium on October 03, 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images)

51′ Thiago dos Santo comes on for Philani Cele. Substitution by Swallows
54′ Issacs plays the ball back to his keeper
55′ Offside call against Mabalane. Goal kick to Wits
57′ Goal kick to Swallows
59′ Offside call against Lucky Baloyi. Goal kick to Wits.
60′ Wits win a corner as they push forward. Buhle Mkhwanazi is unmarked and directs the ball into the near post with a header, Its another goal to Wits. Wits 2-0 Swallows 
63′ Goal kick to Wits
66′ Doutie with a cross into the box to find Maliele Pule who makes it 3-0. Wits 3-0 Swalllows
68′ Giulio Giuricich is replaced by Lerato Chabangu. Substitution by Swallows
70′ Obada’s shot is straight at Josephs. Goal kick to Wits
71′ Ngcobo sprints into the box and fires straight at Stephens
73′ Toriq Losper comes on for Sandile Zuke. Substitution by Wits
74′ Losper receives medical treatment on the sideline
76′ Corner kick to Swallows
77′ Offside call against Swallows
78′ Doutie’s shot is off target. Goal kick to Swallows
80′ Siyabong Nomvethe is replaced by Vuyisile Wana. Substitution by Swallows
83′ Hendrico Botes comes on for Sthembiso Ngcobo. Substitution by Wits
87′ Throw in for Wits
88′  Offside call against Wits. Goal kick to Swallows. Jabulani Shongwe makes way for Ben Motshwari. Substitution by Wits
89′ 3 minutes of added time will be played
90′  Throw in for Swallows as they search for a consolation goal
– Referee blows for full time
– Full Time score. Bidvest Wits 3-0 Moroka Swallows