PSL News 30.8.2014 03:06 pm

Blow by blow: Orlando Pirates vs Polokwane City

Thabo Matlaba of Orlando Pirates during the 2013 CAF Champions League Final match between Orlando Pirates and Al Ahly on the 02 November 2013 at Orlando  Stadium ©Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

Thabo Matlaba of Orlando Pirates during the 2013 CAF Champions League Final match between Orlando Pirates and Al Ahly on the 02 November 2013 at Orlando Stadium ©Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

Orlando Pirates travel to the Peter Mokaba Stadium in search of a win from hosts Polokwane City.

 Starting XI

Polokwane City: Dino Visser, Elias Ngwepe, Vukile Mngqibisa, Thapelo Tshilo,  Musonda, Shiba, Jabu Maluleke, Cole Alexander, Mhlongo, Kanyenda

Orlando Pirates: Senzo Meyiwa, Ayanda Gcaba, Patrick Phungwayo, Happy Jele, Siyabonga Sangweni, Thabo Qalinge, Ntshumayelo, Mpho Makola, Oupa Manyisa, Sfiso Myeni, Kermit Erasmus

2 minutes an early save for Meyiwa

3 minutes Throw in for City

4 minutes Goal kick for city after an easy safe for Visser

13′ Mhlongo gets a yellow card for his foul on Erasmus. Goal kick to Pirates

14′ Pirates fail to profil from a free kick

18′ Pirates fail to get into the final third of City

19′ Erasmus wins a foul. Free kick to Pirates

20′ Pirates win a corner

21′ Out swinging corner collected comfortably by Visser

23′ Shiba stretchered off.

24′ Offside call against Kanyenda

25′ Corner to Pirates not cleared properly, Visser saves.

29′ Pirates 0-0 City

30′ Kermit Erasmus receives a pass from Makola and scores. Pirates 1-0 City

33′  Ntshumayelo sends the ball into the stands . Goal kick to City

34′ Corner to Pirates. They fail to do so

35′ Qalinge goes down

36′ Ntshumayelo receives a yellow card

38′ Brilliant passing game from Pirates

40′ Free kick to City

42′ City fails to profit from the Free kick with 3 players in a good position. Goal  kick Pirates

43′ Makola’s pass finds Thabo Qalinge in the box. Goal to Pirates. Pirates 2-0 City

44′ Throw in for City

45+’ Meyiwa collects and sends in out

45+’ 2 minutes of added time will be played

45+ Referee blows for full time

– Full Time Score Orlando Pirates 2-0 Polokwane City

– Sifiso Mbhele comes on for Elias Ngwepe in the second half

46′ City start the second half pushing from left to right. While Pirates push from right to left

48′ Mbhele intercepts Makola’s pass

50′ A cross into Meyiwa’s box misses City players and goes out for a goal kick

52′ Myeni wins a foul in a good position

55′ Visser saves Makola’s shot on target. Brilliant save from Visser

59′ Pirates looking for a third goal. Pass cleared away by Tshilo. Throw in for Pirates

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63′ City’s counter in intercepted by Sangweni.

64′ Kermit Erasmus makes way for Lehlohonolo Majoro. Issa Sarr comes on for  Mpho Makola. Double substitution for Pirates

68′ Qalinge is stretched off. Daine Klate replaces Qalinge.

70′ Pirates looking for a third. Majoro’s shot is blocked by Tshilo

72′ Thabo Qalinge leaves for the dressing room early. He Sustained a knee injury from Tshilo’s tackle

75′ Shiba fails to loop the ball successfully over Meyiwa. Goal kick to Pirates

76′ Jele fails to keep the ball in play. Goal kick to City

79′ Myeni wins a foul for Pirates. Free kick to Pirates, Klate and Manyisa stand over it

80′ Klate’s shot it wide of the mark. Goal kick to City

81′ Mhlongo tests Meyiwa with a shot from range. Meyiwa saves, goal kick to Pirates

82′ Majoro is marked by Tshilo and fails to direct Klate’s cross into the back of the net.

83′ Majoro gets a yellow card for his protest for a corner

84′ Klate’s shot is inches away from the target, good attempt from Klate

85′ Lehlohonolo Majoro scores for Pirates. Tshilo’s poor clearance is collected by klate who gives it to Majoro to score

Pirates 3-0 City 

88′ Myeni goes down in the D-line following Tshilo’s challenge. Free kick Pirates

90+’ Klate sends the ball wide. Goal kick to City

90+’ City looking for a consolation goal in the last minutes of the game

90+’ Shiba gets a yellow card for tackling Gcaba

90+’ Referee blows for full time

– Full Time Score Orlando Pirates 3-0 Polokwane City

 

 

 

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