Blow by blow: Pirates vs AS Kaloum

Menzi Masuku of Orlando Pirates. (Photo by Ashley Vlotman/Gallo Images)

Orlando Pirates face AS Kaloum at the Bidvest Stadium in the CAF Confederation Cup group stages. The Buccaneers come into this match with a healthy first leg lead thanks to goals from Thamsanqa Gabuza and Oupa Manyisa. While AS Kaloum would like to over turn their fortune and beat Pirates at home.

Starting XI

Orlando Pirates: Mhlongo, Mahamutsa, Jele, Nyauza, Matlaba, Sarr, Manyisa, Rakhale, Myeni, Erasmus, Gabuza

AS Kaloum: Toure, Bangoura, Camara, Banh (C), Camara, Sylla, Konte, Kouyate, Diawara, Camara, Kassongo

– referee blows for full time. Orlando Pirates 4-1 AS Kaloum

90′ Kaloum stringing a few passes together in the final minutes

89′ 3 minutes of added time will be played

86′ the ball is played back to Mhlongo

83′ corner kick to Kaloum

79′ throw in for Pirates

75′ Myeni scores a blinder of a goal following a superb pass from Manyisa. Orlando Pirates 4-1 AS Kaloum

72′ Pirates defence stands firm

69′ Erasmus is replaced by Majoro of Pirates

67′ Mahamutsa gets a yellow card for a late tackle on Camara

66′ Gabuza is replaced by Bacela of Pirates

64′ goal kick to Kaloum

62′ corner kick to Kaloum

58′ Gabuza completes his brace. Orlando Pirates 3-1 AS Kaloum

55′ Erasmus chips the ball over the goalkeeper and strikes the goal posts. He was offside according to the lines man

53′ a persistent Pirates gets the second goal. Orlando Pirates 2-1 AS Kaloum

51′ Matlaba forces a save out of Toure. Pirates taking the fight to Kaloum

49′ corner kick to Pirates

47′ Rakhale forces an excellent save from Toure

46′ corner kick to Kaloum. Kassongo scores, great header. Orlando Pirates 1-1 AS Kaloum

– Kaloum gets the second half underway

– Referee blows for half time. Orlando Pirates 1-0 AS Kaloum

45′ 1 minute of added time will be added

42′ Rakhale blasts the frame of the goal from a tight angel. Great built up from Pirates

38′ goal kick to Pirates

35′ Mhlongo earning his wages for the first time today

31′ offside call goes against Kaloum

28′ the ball is played back to Toure

27′ Gabuza fires the goal over the goal posts

24′ Rakhale fires a shot straight at the keeper

21′ Kermit Erasmus rolls the ball into the back of the net, Gabuza beat the goal keeper to get the pass into the box for Erasmus to score. Orlando Pirates 1-0 AS Kaloum

19′ Manyisa fails to get a shot away as he is watched by two defenders

17′ Erasmus goes down in the box, his teammates appeal for a penalty

16′ offside call goes against Pirates . Gabuza was one on one with the keeper

14′ Pirates on the attack. they are moving the ball around in search of an opening

12′ Kassongo shots the ball over Mhlongo’s goal posts

11′ Pirates giving the ball away too easily

9′ corner kick to Kaloum. Pirates scramble to clear the ball

7′ offside call goes against Kaloum

6′ Rakhale fires a shot over the goal posts

5′ a cross in to the box by Pirates is cleared by a Kaloum defender

4′ counter attack from Pirates, the final cross into the box by Rakhale is disappointing

3′ corner kick to Kaloum

2′ offside call goes against Pirates

1′ both team working hard to keep the ball

– Kickoff! The game is underway. Pirates playing from left to right, while Kaloum plays from left to right

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