As it happened: Celtic v Sundowns

2013-08-04 14:30

Sport24's interactive commentary on the PSL match between Bloem Celtic and Sundowns.


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18:11 - PICTURE

Hlompho Kekana was named Man of the Match (Gallo Images).

18:12 - FINAL SCORE: Bloemfontein Celtic 1-3 Mamelodi Sundowns. CLICK HERE for a full match report.

17:03 - Celtic coach Clinton Larson is still complaining about the red-card incident which resulted in his side being trimmed down to 10-men. In a post-match interview, he quipped: "Playing 12 against 10 (men) is never easy."

16:59 - Kekana earns himself the Man-Of-The-Match award after his sterling performance saw him open the scoring for Sundowns with a cracker of a goal in the first half. Well-played!

16:57 - Celtic put in a last minute goal after Mogorosi scores from the penalty spot to grab a well-earned consolation goal. Final Score Bloem Celtic 1-3 Mamelodi Sundowns


we have done well today :-) ": 4min added time will be played. BC 0 : 3 MS "
- @Sea_Hobo

16:53 - Four minutes of stoppage time added. 90 minutes is over!

16:51 - Some goalmouth action now for Bloem, but once again they fail to make it count.

16:50 - Celtic push up field but attack comes to naught as cross from the right too deep.

16:48 - Teams on equal footing now in terms of numbers, but only 4 minutes left for Celtic to make something happen.

16:46 - Oooh! That's a second yellow for Downs' Laffor. He's off to take an early shower. 

16:44 - PICTURE:

Rodreck Mutuma from Bloemfontein Celtic and Teko Modise from Mamelodi Sundowns (Backpage).

16:42 - Substitutions: 72min: Katlego Mashego (In) - Cuthbert Malajila (Out) | Surprise Moriri (In) - Dove Wome (Out)

16:40 - TWEET:

Langerman again showing real pace, having his ankles clipped from behind. Teko with a well taken spot kick. BC 0 : 3 MS - @MSANDAWANA

16:36 - Modise's goal from the spot after Langerman had gone down in the box has put Sundowns in the comfort zone now - still 15 minutes left to play. Is there a way back for Bloem Celtic?

16:34 - Teko Modise scores from the penalty spot to put Sundowns 3 goals ahead!

16:33 - GOAL!!!

16:32 - Downs playing the ball around comfortably now - playing keep-ball against 10-men Celtic, who look a bit downhearted after letting the second goal in.

16:29 - Yellow Card in 64min for Anthony Laffor after bad challenge in the middle of the park.

16:27 - TWEET:

Beautifully weighted pass by Teko, sublime control by Cuthbert, and a thunderous shot to double the lead. BC 0 : 2 MS - @MSANDAWANA

16:24 - Cuthbert Malajila scores a cracker for the Brazilians after a brilliant assist from Teko Modise. Downs now 2 up!!

16:23 - Sundowns score a scorcher!

16:22 - GOAL!!

16:22 - Laffor with a lovely run for Sundowns, picks out Malajila whose attempt goes well over the crossbar.

16:20 - Kennedy with two stunning saves to deny Celtic from close range.

16:17 - Celtic come close after being denied by the woodwork and then failing to capitalise on the rebound by sending it over the bar! 

16:15 - Moon and Wome combine well and mangae to find, only the final pass denying Downs a clear chance. BC 0 : 1 MS

16:11 - Substitution for Celtic:  Mutuma (was in the starting 11) is replaced by Leonard. Downs: Mphahlehle takes over from Zungu.

16:06 - Sundowns get the second-half started with some early possession.


Hahaha singing *majantja helele rekekebe ra hlolwa le kgale* - @Maveve_lef 

15:50 - Ref blows for half-time. Score: Celtic 0-1 Sundowns

15:51 - Arwuah gets a straight red after a horrendous tackle in the middle of the park!

15:49 - Five minutes of additional time will be played.

15:48 - Yellow Card for Downs' Alje Schut after bad tackle.

15:43 - Meanwhile, the other Premiership clash between Platinum Stars match against Bidvest Wits has been delayed after the vehicle the match officials were traveling in was allegedly impounded by the police on suspicions it could be stolen.  Eish! Only in SA! The match was set for a 3pm kick off, but will now start at 4pm. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL STORY

15:39 - Free-kick for Downs around 35 yards out. They go for the long ball which proves futile as Celtic defence holds firm.

15:36 - Downs attacking from the right now, swinging in a wicked cross which comes close to goal, but Tignyemb clears his line well.

15:30 - Close but no cigar for Downs as Zungu hits the upright in the area! Will they ever score!

15:29 - TWEET:

GOAL: 1-0 (Kekana 23') well taken free-kick. - @VukosiB

15:24 - Kekana scores after beating Tignyemb with a low free kick skidding off the turf. Sundowns one up!

15:22 - Goal!! Kekana scores!

15:19 - Mogorosi and Mweene both fit to continue playing. Celtic win a corner and Sundowns struggle to deal with the ball in. Defence looks a bit shaky!

15:18 -  Looks like Mweene has been injured after a brave header to deny Mogorosi - the clash of heads bringing both players down. 


The Brazilians dominating early possession and chances on goal. Celtic 0-0 Sundowns. - @OfficialPSL

15:13 - The Brazilians look fit and focused for their season opener. Attacking with flair!

15:11 - Teko with a scorching effort which clatters into the defence. Sundowns doing all the attacking right now.

15:08 - Malajila goes for goal at the back post, narrowly missing the bottom corner for Downs.

15:06 - Sundowns are really piling on the pressure early here!

15:03 - The match is underway with the Brazilians getting the first corner after some early pressure.

14:58 - Players are taking their positions now. It's seconds to go before kickoff. 

14:47 - Going into this match: Injury blow for Bloem Celtic as Lerato Manzini has been ruled out of action for two months.


Bloem Celtic:

Starting eleven: Tignyemb, Letlabika, Nthethe, Motlhaping, Mahoa, Mogorosi, Arwuah, Mzava, Lakay, Gamildien, Mutuma

Mamelodi Sundowns: 

Starting eleven: Mweene, Langerman, Moon, Schut (c), Arendse, Laffor, Kekana, Modise, Wome, Zungu, Malajila

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