PSL News 26.8.2014 07:20 pm

Blow by blow: Moroka Swallows vs Polokwane City

FILE PICTURE: Dikgang Mbabalane of Swallows and Vukile Mngqibisa of Polokwane City during the Absa Premiership match between Moroka Swallows and Polokwane City at Dobsonville Stadium on December 18, 2013 in Dobsonville, South Africa. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

FILE PICTURE: Dikgang Mbabalane of Swallows and Vukile Mngqibisa of Polokwane City during the Absa Premiership match between Moroka Swallows and Polokwane City at Dobsonville Stadium on December 18, 2013 in Dobsonville, South Africa. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

The Dube Birds (Moroka Swallows) aim to fly high when they take on Polokwane City at the Dobsonville Stadium in their third match of the Absa Premiership.

Starting XI

Moroka SwallowsEtafia, Mungomeni, Isaacs, Savic, Mahoa, Mandic, Sibande, Mabalane, Chabangu, Wana, Nomvethe

Polokwane City: Visser, Mbhele, Mngqibsa, Tshilo, Musonda, Shiba, Maluleke, Cole, Mhlongo, Tlolane, Kanyenda

– Kick off!

– Swallows attacking from right to left. City attacking from left to right

– Goal kick for City

– Brilliant attacking football from both sides

Etafia comes off his line to clear the ball. Throw in for City

–  Mabalane can’t keep the ball in play. Throw in for City

–  Mhlongo’s cross goes over Etafia’s goal post

– Swallows 0-0 City

–  No shot on target at this stage as players from each team try to find a way forward

– Etafia makes a save from a cross into his box

– Isaacs sends the ball into the stands. Throw in for City

– Free kick to Swallows on the center line

– Nomvete’s cross finds Chabangu in the box, he heads the ball into the back of the net. Swallows 1-0 City

– Corner kick to City

– City get an equaliser from a corner kick. Swallows 1-1 City

– City sprints forward to get a second goal in under a minute. Swallows 1-2 City

–  Tlolane receives medical treatment after clashing with a teammate 

– Free kick to Swallows. Chabangu sends the ball into the stands

– Etafia punches a through ball. Corner to City

– City’s cross is cleared. Counter attack by Swallows

– Swallows fail to profit from the counter. Goal kick to City

– Wana receives a pass from  Chabangu and puts it past Visser. Swallow 2-2 City

– 2 minutes of added time will be played

– Referee blows for half time

– Half Time score. Swallows 2-2 City

– The second half is underway

– Referee stops play for Musonda’s challenge on  Mabalane

– Maluleke hits the side net

– Maluleke fires wide. Goal kick to Swallows

– Etafia leaves the post open and Maluleke fails to score. Goal kick Swallows

– Swallows 2-2 City

– Nomvete receives the ball outside of the box and fires wide.

– Corner to City

– Musonda hits the post. Goal kick Swallows

– Maluleke heads the ball over Etafia’s post

– Maluleke heads the ball over Etafia’s post

– Wana makes way for Baloyi. Substitution for Swallows

– Goal kick to City

– Swallows 2-2 City. 78 minutes in to the match

– Mabalane fires straight at Visser

– Mabalane’s shot is blocked and falls onto Chabangu’s path. Goal to Swallows. Swallows 3-2 City

– Mandic is carried of the field

– Nomvete goes down in the box and referee waves play on.

– Nomvete is carried off the field

– 5 minutes of added time will be played

– Cabangu tries to get a third goal but its too high.

– Referee blows for full time

– Full Time score Moroka Swallows 3-2 Polokwane City

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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