2 minute read
26 Jul 2015
3:35 pm

Blow by blow: Crystal Palace vs Sporting Lisbon

Hello and welcome to the Cape Town Stadium where Crystal Palace take on Sporting Lisbon in what promises to be an exciting Cape Town Cup Final.

Yohan Cabaye of Crystal Palace during the 2015 Cape Town Cup game between Supersport United and Crystal Palace at Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town on 24 July 2015 ©Ryan Wilkisky/BackpagePix

– referee Lwandile Mfiki blows his whistle for full-time. Full-time score: Crystal Palace 0-2 Sporting Lisbon

– 3 minutes of added time to be played

– 87′ GOAAAL! Monteiro completes his brace with a cool finish!

– 77′ Patricio pulls off good save to deny Bamford

– 71′ GOAAAAL! Monteiro scores for Sporting from a free kick!

– 68′ Sporting appeal for the penalty, but the referee waves play on

– 67′ free kick for Sporting, but nothing comes out of it

– 47′ free kick for Palace

– Palace get the second half underway

– Substitution for Sporting: Mendes makes way for Mane

– referee Lwandile Mfiki blows his whistle for the half-time break. Half-time score: Crystal Palace 0-0 Sporting Lisbon

– 2 minutes of added time to be played

– 44′ Palace appeal for a penalty, but the referee waves play on

– 43′ free kick for Palace in a good scoring position

– 40′ another free kick for Sporting and again nothing comes out of it

– 37′ free kick for Sporting and McCarthy tips the ball over the crossbar for a corner kick

– 30′ referee stops play as Semedo is down needing medical treatment

– 28′ the wall does its job and the ball is deflected away for a corner kick

– 27′ McCarthy is penalised for taking too long to release the ball. Indirect free kick for Sporting

– 26′ free kick for Sporting and McCarthy does well to catch the ball in the air

– 24′ offside call goes against Palace

– 17′ chance for Palace! But Sporting clear the danger

– 15′ mistake by goalkeeper McCarthy leads to another Sporting corner

– 14′ corner kick for Sporting, but Palace clear their lines again

– 11′ offside call goes against Palace

– 10′ corner kick for Sporting, but Palace clear the danger

– 9′ free kick for Sporting

– 6′ offside call goes against Palace

– 2′ corner kick for Palace

– Sporting the game underway. They are playing from right to left, while Palace play from left to right.
– kickoff

Starting XI:

Crystal Palace: McCarthy, Ward, Delaney, Dann, Souare, McArthur, Cabaye, Puncheon, Mutch, Gayle, Murray.

Sporting Lisbon: Patricio, Jefferson, Naldo, Oliviera, Perreira, Adrien, Semedo, Carrilo, Martins, Gutterez, Slimani

Hello and welcome to the Cape Town Stadium where Crystal Palace take on Sporting Lisbon in what promises to be an exciting Cape Town Cup Final.