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26 Jul 2015
9:15 pm

Blow by blow: CS Sfaxien vs Orlando Pirates

Hello and welcome to our live commentary. This time we bring you the action live in Tunisia where CS Sfaxien take on Orlando Pirates in a Caf Confederation match.

FILE PICTURE: Lehlohonolo Majoro, formerly of Pirates. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

– referee blows his whistle for full-time. Full-time score: CS Sfaxien 0-1 Orlando Pirates

– 90′ free kick for Sfaxien and a yellow card for Phungwayo

– 85′ Jeridi does well to deny Erasmus from close range

– 81′ Last substitution for Pirates: Ntshumayelo comes on for Gabuza

– 80′ Mhlongo pulls off two saves to keep Pirates in the lead

– 77′ free kick for Pirates and a yellow card for Louati

– 73′ Second substitution for Pirates: Majoro makes way for Erasmus

– 72′ Forced substitution for Pirates: Phungwayo comes on for the injured Matlaba

– 71′ Mosrati’s shot goes wide of goals

– 69′ corner kick for Sfaxien

– 67′ referee stops play for Matlaba to receive medical treatment

– 64′ Sangweni is booked for time wasting

– 63′ free kick for Pirates and a yellow card for Derbali

– 61′ another corner kick for Pirates

– 58′ corner kick for Pirates, but the ball is close to Jeridi

– 57′ Mezlini’s header is saved by Mhlongo

– 55′ free kick for Sfaxien, but Pirates clear their lines

– 48′ GOAAAL! Rakhale puts Pirates in the lead with a brilliant chip!

– Pirates get the second half underway

– referee blows his whistle for the half-time break. Half-time score: CS Sfaxien 0-0 Orlando Pirates

– 43′ corner kick for Pirates

– 38′ Pirates appeal for a penalty, but the referee waves play on

– 37′ this time the offside goes against Pirates

– 35′ offside call goes against Sfaxien

– 33′ free kick for Sfaxien

– 32′ offside call goes against Pirates

– 29′ another free kick for Sfaxien and it leads to a corner kick

– 28′ Majoro’s shot goes over the crossbar

– 25′ free kick for Sfaxien in a good scoring position

– 21′ offside call goes against Sfaxien

– 15′ Matlaba does well to dribble past two players, but his final shot is not that great

– 13′ chance for Pirates! But Majoro is denied by Jeridi from close range

– 10′ corner kick for Pirates

– 8′ free kick for Sfaxien in a good scoring position and it leads to a corner kick

– 7′ chance for Sfaxien! But Pirates clear the danger

– 5′ offside call goes against Pirates

– 3′ free kick for Sfaxien

– Sfaxien get the game underway. They are playing from right to left, while Pirates play from left to right.

– kickoff

Starting XI:

CS Sfaxien: Rami Jeridi, Ali Maaloul, Wajdi Saidani, Selim Benjemia, Zied Derbali, Yassine Meriah, Med Ali Moncer, Houssem Louati, Maher Hanachi, Ghazi Chalouf, Selim Mezlini

Orlando Pirates: Brighton Mhlongo, Siyabonga Sangweni, Happy Jele, Ntsikelelo Nyauza, Thabo Matlaba, Issa Sarr, Oupa Manyisa, Thabo Rakhale, Sifiso Myeni, Thamsanqa Gabuza, Lehlohonolo Majoro