PSL News 13.12.2016 07:30 pm

Blow by blow: Maritzburg vs Orlando Pirates

Tendai Ndoro during the 2016 Telkom Knockout, Quarter Final match between Orlando Pirates and Highlands Park at Orlando Stadium on November 05, 2016 in Soweto, South Africa. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

Tendai Ndoro during the 2016 Telkom Knockout, Quarter Final match between Orlando Pirates and Highlands Park at Orlando Stadium on November 05, 2016 in Soweto, South Africa. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

Maritzburg United will welcome travelling Orlando Pirates to Harry Gwala Stadium.

– full time: Maritzburg United 2-1 Orlando Pirates

– 90′ 4 minutes of added time will be played

– 87′ Mekoa told asked to go off by the referee to change his jersey as the one he had on has blood stains

– 82′ Nkosi scores against is former side. Maritzburg United 2-1 Orlando Pirates

– 73′ Mekoa strikes the goal posts

– 68′ Onyango gets a free header in the box and extends United’s lead. Maritzburg United 2-0 Orlando Pirates

– 67′ Mokate receives medical treatment on the sidelines

– 64′ throw in for Pirates. Rusike is replaced by Moyo of United

– 58′ Makola makes way for Ayanda Nkosi of Pirates

– 54′ Mekoa shot is wide at goal, Mhlongo was beaten as United continue to dominate

– 53′ corner kick to United. goalline clearance from Pirates as United look to extend their lead

– 51′ throw in for Pirates

– 47′ Fransman unmarked in the box, takes his shot and gives United the lead.  Maritzburg United 1-0 Orlando Pirates

– 46′ Memela is fould and wins a free kick in the middle of the field for Pirates

– second half is underway

half time: Maritzburg United 0-0 Orlando Pirates

– 45′ corner kick to Pirates

– 41′ goal kick to Pirates as another shot from the home team fails to trouble Mhlongo

– 38′ Kutumela’s through pass is spotted by Weidlich who win the ball back for United

– 34′ Jele hits the cross back with a header, goad attempt from the defender

– 31′ corner kick to United, Pirates clear the cross into their box

– 30′ Maboe’s shot is wide at goal

– 27′ Sarr’s header misses the target by inches as is goes over the goal posts

– 25′ Shandu’s goal is disallowed as he was in an offside position

– 24′ Rukise fires the ball over the goal posts as Mekoa leaves the ball to him outside the box

– 21′ Ndoro’s shot doesn’t trouble Mpandle

– 19′ free kick to Pirates. Makola’s shot is blocked, the second shot from Memela is punched over the goal posts by Mpandle

– 15′ Mpandle beats Kutumela to the ball, Ndoro played the ball in to space for Kutumela to get to it

– 10′ comfortable save from Mhlongo as Mgonyama diplays great skill

– 5′ offside call goes against Ndoro, good run from the striker to get on to the end of a through pass

– kickoff!

The Team of Choice will look to build on their impressive run when they lock horns with the Buccaneers after beating Baroka FC in their last Absa Premiership encounter.

Starting XI

Maritzburg United: 31 Mpandle, 16 Fransman, 2 Onyango, 5 Weidlich, 29 Lentjies, 45 Mngonyama, 28 Mekoa, 15 Maboe, 26 Shandu, 22 Mokate, 19 Rusike

Orlando Pirates: 16 Mhlongo, 33 Gyimah, 4 Jele, 34 Nyauza, 8 Matlaba, 18 Sarr, 20 Manyisa, 5 Makola, 37 Memela, 24 Kutumela, 7 Ndoro

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