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19 Feb 2016
7:57 pm

Blow by blow: Bidvest Wits vs Univ of Pretoria

Hello and welcome to the Bidvest Stadium where Bidvest Wits take on the University of Pretoria.

Thabo Mnyamane of University of Pretoria challenges Onismor Bhasera of Bidvest Wits. (Sydney Mahlangu/ BackpagePix)

– 59′ another corner kick for Wits and Hlatshwayo’s header is saved by Coetsee

– 55′ corner kick for Wits

– 51′ free kick for Wits in a promising position

– 47′ free kick for Wits and Hlatshwayo’s header goes narrowly over the crossbar

– Tuks get the second half underway

– referee Thando Ndzandzeka blows his whistle for the half-time break. Half-time score: Bidvest Wits 1-0 University of Pretoria

– 3 minutes of added time to be played

– 44′ free kick for Tuks in a promising, but it’s cleared by Wits

– 40′ Coetsee makes a brilliant save to deny Klate from the resultant spot kick

– 39′ PENALTY for Wits for Mwedihanga’s foul on Keene!

– 36′ GOAAAL! Hlatshwayo open the scoring with a header for Wits!

– 35′ corner kick for Wits, but it’s cleared by Tuks

– 31′ Keene tries a long range shot, but it goes wide of goals

– 23′ free kick for Wits and it’s played quickly

– 18′ Nyathi tries a long range shot, but it’s saved by Josephs

– 14′ free kick for Wits in a good scoring position, but Klate hits the wall from it

– 11′ corner kick for Wits

– 7′ Zwane tries a long range shot for Tuks, but it goes wide of goals

– 6′ free kick for Wits in a promising position

– 5′ chance for Tuks! But Nyondo fails to connect with Chikohwa’s cross

– Wits get the game underway. They’re playing from left to right, while Tuks play from right to left

– kickoff

Starting XI:

Bidvest Wits XI: Josephs, Hlatshwayo, Klate, Pelembe, Hlanti, Mkhwanazi, Nhlapho, Mahlambi, Keene, Motshwari, Ntshangase
University of Pretoria XI: Coetsee, Mwedihanga, Mthethwa, Sibande, Jaure, Maruping, Chikohwa, Nyathi, Zwane, Mnyamane, Nyondo

The Clever Boys will be looking to maintain their unbeaten league record against AmaTuks, while the University of Pretoria will be hoping to end their winless streak against Wits. In seven meetings between the sides, Wits have won three, with the other seven ending in draws.

Hello and welcome to the Bidvest Stadium where Absa Premiership title-chasing Bidvest Wits take on the University of Pretoria in an Absa Premiership match.