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5 Oct 2014
3:08 pm

Blow by blow: Orlando Pirates vs Polokwane City

Polokwane City visit Orlando Pirates at the Orlando Stadium in their Telkom Knockout match. Pirates are looking to get back to winning ways as they lost 1-0 to Chiefs and Chippa in recently, while Rise and Shine have lost five matches this season.

FILE PICTURE: Thabo Matlaba of Orlando Pirates and Jabu Maluleke of Polokwane City during the Absa Premiership match between Polokwane City and Orlando Pirates at Peter Mokaba Stadium on February 15, 2014 in Polokwane, South Africa. (Photo by Philip Maeta/Gallo Images)

Starting XI

Orlando Pirates: Senzo Meyiwa, Happy Jele, Ayanda Gcaba, Ntshikelelo Nyauza, Phungwayo, Issa Sarr, Oupa Manyisa, Thabo Qalinge, Sfiso Myeni, Mpho Makola, Lehlohonolo Majoro
Polokwane City: Dino Visser, Joseph Musonda, Tshepo Molala, Tshepho Tema, Lebohang Motumi, Jabulani Maluleke, Cole Alexander, Tukelo Langa, Tabani Mncwango, Roger Majafa, Rendani Ndou
– The match is underway. Kick off
– City play from right to left, while Pirates play from left to right
1 minute City have the ball
2 minutes free kick to Pirates
3 minutes Sarr plays a long ball forward in search of Makola who lets it go out for a throw in to City
5′ Meyiwa comes off his line to punch away a cross.
6′ Offside call against City. goal kick to Pirates
7′ Motumi clears the ball off the line as Visser mistimed the cross. Counter attack by City
8′ Meyiwa with a brilliant save to deny Ndou. Sarr plays a long ball forward to find Majoro, his shot is saved by Visser
10′ City on the attack, Mncwango gets the ball into the box but Jele clears his line.
12′ Musonda is booked for a late tackle on Qalinge
13′ Myeni finds Majoro in space, his cross into the box is cleared away by Motumi’s header
14′ Tokelo Langa’s left footed shot deflects off Jele and into the net. Polokwane City 1-0 Orlando Pirates

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– 17′ Corner kick to Pirates. Issa Sarr connects with a cross into the box from the corner to make it 1-1. Polokwane City 1-1 Orlando Pirates

FILE PICTURE: Issa Sarr of Pirates celebrates his goal during the Telkom Knockout match between Orlando Pirates and Polokwane City at Orlando Stadium on October 05, 2014 in Soweto, South Africa. (Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images)

FILE PICTURE: Issa Sarr of Pirates celebrates his goal during the Telkom Knockout match between Orlando Pirates and Polokwane City at Orlando Stadium on October 05, 2014 in Soweto, South Africa. (Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images)

21′ Qalinge is tackled and the referee waves play on

22′  Throw in for City

23′ Makola’s corner kick cross is punched away by Visser

26′ Meyiwa kicks the ball out, City get the ball and start the attack

28′ Throw in for Pirates

29′ Maluleke is fouled by Majoro, free kick to City

31′ End to end stuff from both team as Mncwango takes a shot

33′ Qalinge is fouled by Musonda. Free kick to Pirates

FILE PICTURE: Ntshikelelo Nyauza of pirates wins the ball during the Telkom Knockout match between Orlando Pirates and Polokwane City at Orlando Stadium on October 05, 2014 in Soweto, South Africa. (Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images)

FILE PICTURE: Ntshikelelo Nyauza of pirates wins the ball during the Telkom Knockout match between Orlando Pirates and Polokwane City at Orlando Stadium on October 05, 2014 in Soweto, South Africa. (Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images)

35′ Pirates’attack is intercepted and City initiate a counter attack. Ndou is ruled offside.

36′ Majoro is tackled in the box and the referee waves play on

38′ The game restarts after the referee helps Myeni up. He is okay to continue

40′ Pirates fail to get past City defenders again. Advantage City

– 42′ Ndou receives medical treatment. His arm seems to be the affected area

43′ Qalinge is fouled by Musonda again.  Free kick to Pirates. Phungwayo’s strike from range goes over the posts

45′ 1 minute of added time will be played

– Referee blows for half time

– Half Time Score. Polokwane City 1-1 Orlando Pirates 

– The second half  is underway

– Half time substitution by City. Raymond Ndou comes on for Rendani Ndou

– Foul goes against Pirates. Free kick to City

47′ Myeni holds the ball in the box for Makola to get a shot away. It misses the mark

49′ Visser with an easy save. Goal kick to City

51′ Throw in for Pirates. Pirates are on the attack

54′ Tema clears, Makola gets the rebound ball and his shot is blocked by Visser

55′ Sifiso Myeni is replaced by Daine Klate. Substitution by Pirates

57′ Throw in for Pirates. Makola with a free header in the box, he sends the ball over the goal posts

58′ Goal kick to City

60′ Klate is booked

61′ Majoro’s free header in the box goes over the goal posts

FILE PICTURE: Lehlohonolo Majoro of Pirates attacks during the Telkom Knockout match between Orlando Pirates and Polokwane City at Orlando Stadium on October 05, 2014 in Soweto, South Africa. (Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images)

FILE PICTURE: Lehlohonolo Majoro of Pirates attacks during the Telkom Knockout match between Orlando Pirates and Polokwane City at Orlando Stadium on October 05, 2014 in Soweto, South Africa. (Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images)

62′ Raymond Monama comes on for Roger Majafa. Substitution by City

64′ City defend a corner successfully

66′ Raymond Maluleke’s goal will not count as he is judge offside

67′ Thabo Qalinge get a pass from Majoro in the box ans scored. Orlando Pirates 2-1 Polokwane City

70′ Majoro slips and gives away possession allowing City to attack as Maluleka is ruled offside

71′ Substituion by  City. Esau Khanyende come on for Tabani Mncwango

73′ Free kick to City. A foul off the ball by Gcaba on the D line gets him booked. City have a chance to equalise.

74′ Maluleke’s free kick strike is punched away by Meyiwa

76′ Meyiwa with an easy save. Goal kick to Pirates

77′ Qalinge goes into the referee’s books. Mpho Makola is replaced by Thandani Ntshumayelo. Substitution by Pirates

79′ Ntshumayelo’s shot is straight at Visser. Goal kick to City

80′ Alexander is booked

82′ Both team failing to hold on to the ball giving it away easily

83′ Throw in for Pirates


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86′ Gcaba plays the ball back to Meyiwa and he sends it out

87′ Meyiwa saves Tema’s long range shot

88′ Substitution for Pirates. Khetokwakhe Masuku comes on for Thabo Qalinge

90′ 3 minutes of added time will be played

90+’ Pirates looking for the third goal.

– Referee blows for Full time

Full Time Score. Orlando Pirate 2-1 Polokwane City