Blow by blow: Sundowns vs Swallows

Aljie Schut scores a goal during the Absa Premiership match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Moroka Swallows at Lucas Moripe Stadium on February 10, 2015 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

Aljie Schut scores a goal during the Absa Premiership match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Moroka Swallows at Lucas Moripe Stadium on February 10, 2015 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

Mamelodi Sundowns and Moroka Swallows kick start the first round of matches in 2015 at the Lucas Moripe Stadium.

Starting XI

Moroka Swallows: Greg Etafia, Luvengo Mungomeni, Boris Savic, Larry Cohen, Tsietsi Mahoa, Dikgang Mabalane, Sandile Sibande, Lucky Baloyi, Phalane, Nomandela, Siyabonga Nomvethe.

Mamelodi Sundowns: Dennis Onyango, Mzikayise Mashaba, Siyanda Zwane, Ramahle Mphahlele, Alje Schut, Bongani Zungu, Anthony Laffor, Cuthbert Malajila, K. Mahachi, Teko Modise, Khama Billiat

– Referee Robert Smith blows his whistle for full time. Full time score, Mamelodi Sundowns 4-1 Moroka Swallows

90′ 4 minutes of added time will be played

88′ Onyango is booked for handling the ball outside the penalty box

87′ corner kick to Sundowns

84′ Billiat aims for the stars. The ball is fired over the goal posts

82′ Teko Modise makes way for Katleho Mashego of Sundowns

80′ Baloyi misses the top left corner by inches. Great effort by Baloyi

79′ throw in for Swallows

77′ corner kick to Sundowns. Swallows defend the corner cross

76′ Cuthbert Malajila is replaced by Themba Zwane of Sundowns.

74′ Etafia’s excellent close range save denies Mahachi his first goal.

72′ Zwane’s shot from a long way out misses the target.

70′ Mahoa gets a verbal caution following his challenge on Zwane

69′ free kick to Swallows. Savic’s header is wide at goal

64′ Luvengo Mungomeni is replaced by Edwin Sitayita of Swallows. Hlompho Kekana replaces Anthony Laffor of Sundowns

63′ offside call goes against Swallows

61′ Modise’s shot hits the goal post and goes out for a goal kick

60′ Sandile Sibande is replaced by Lerato Chabangu of Swallows

58′ the ball is played back to Onyango

57′ Baloyi fails to keep his shot at goal down

56′ throw in for Swallows

54′ Laffor receives medical treatment

52′ corner kick awarded to Sundowns

51′ goal kick for Swallows

50′ throw in for Sundowns

48′ Sundowns defending the free kick cross successfully

– the second half in underway

– referee blows for half time. Half time score, Mamelodi Sundowns 4-1 Moroka Swallows

45+’ Nomondela’s header is wide at goal.

45′ 2 minutes off added time will be played

43′ Obada is fouled in the penalty box by Mashaba. Nomandela scores from the penalty sport. Mamelodi Sundowns 4-1 Moroka Swallows

42′ the flag is up for offside against Billiat

41′ free kick awarded to Swallows outside the penalty box. Goal kick to Sundowns

39′ Siyabonga Nomvethe is replaced by Flex Obada of Moroka Swallows

37′ goal kick to Swallows

36′ Sundowns moving the ball around inviting Swallows

33′ Mashaba receives medical treatment

31′ throw in for Sundowns

28′ Etafia denies Malajila his third goal of the night form close range

26′ throw in for Swallows

23′ free kick awarded to Sundowns. Teko Modise scores from a long way out. A contender for goal of the season. Mamelodi Sundowns 4-0 Moroka Swallows

21′ brilliant build up by Sundowns in creating the third goal. Cuthbert Malajila completes his brace. Mamelodi Sundowns 3-0 Moroka Swallows

19′ the offside call goes against Swallows

18′ Mahachi fails to keep the ball in play

17′ goal kick to Sundowns

13′ Sundowns extend the lead thanks to Cuthbert Malajila’s header. Mamelodi Sundowns 2-0 Moroka Swallows

12′ free kick to Sundowns. Alje Schut connects with Modise’s free kick cross to find the back of the net. Mamelodi Sundowns 1-0 Moroka Swallows

8′ Laffor’s first touch in the box allows Etafia to beat him to the ball. Fantastic through ball from Billiat

7′ throw in for Sundowns

6′ Etafia denies Billiat with  a brilliant save

5′ Mungomeni is booked

4′ Onyango intercepts a pass in his box

3′ the corner kick cross goes out got a goal kick

2′ Sundowns get a free kick outside the penalty box. Modise’s free kick shot is punched out by Etafia. Corner kick to Sundowns

– Sundowns playing from right to left, while Swallows attacking from left to right

– Kickoff! The game is underway

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