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As it happened: Banyana Banyana 0-0 Sweden

2019-01-22 18:40
Last Updated at
22 Jan 21:08
22 Jan 21:05

That's all folks. thanks for choosing Sport24 for the coverage of this clash between Banyana Banyana and Sweden as the two sides played out to an exciting draw.

Enjoy the rest of your evening.

22 Jan 20:58

FULL-TIME: Banyana Banyana 0-0 Sweden

Impressive Banyana Bnyana hold 9th-ranked Sweden to exciting stalemate at the Cape Town Stadium.

22 Jan 20:54

89' CHANCE for Banyana as Seoposenwe unleashes a free-kick from the edge of the area that is JUST wide of the frame of the post.

Inches wide from a HUGE upset.

22 Jan 20:45
80' Sweden hit the crossbar as Glas rips a fierce left-footed effort onto the underside of the post but fails to cross the line.
22 Jan 20:42
78' Banyana make another change as Magaia comes on to replace Jane.
22 Jan 20:37
72' Banyana make a third change as Mthandi is replaced by Mulaudzi.
22 Jan 20:34
69' CHANCE for Sweden as the ball falls to a Swedish attacker at the far post and she forces Dlamini into a point-blank save.
22 Jan 20:28
63' Seoposenwe is immediately into the thick of things as she wins a free-kick in a dangerous area as Banyana look to break the deadlock.
22 Jan 20:27
63' Banyana make their second change as Thembi Kgatlana is replaced by Jermaine Seoposenwe.
22 Jan 20:23
60' Sweden make a triple change as they look to inject more pace into the game.
22 Jan 20:23
59' The Banyana defence are working tirelessly to ensure that the score remains 0-0.
22 Jan 20:21
57' Kgatlana cuts inside on her left and goes on a dangerous run before unleashing a left-footed drive but fails to trouble the Swedish goalkeeper.
22 Jan 20:15
51' Smeda wins a free-kick for Banyana in a dangerous position that leads to a chance as the goalkeeper comes to Sweden's rescue.
22 Jan 20:12
47' Banyana starting the second-half with more purpose as they look to get off to a positive start.
22 Jan 20:09
46' We're back underway in the second half!
22 Jan 20:08
Desiree Ellis makes one change as Leandre Smeda replaces Koketso Tlailane.
22 Jan 19:52

HALF-TIME: Banyana Banyana 0-0 Sweden

All square as we head into the break with nothing separating the two sides.

22 Jan 19:50
45' The fourth official signals 2 minutes of additional time.
22 Jan 19:48
44' Jakobsson hits a strike from range but fails to hit the target.
22 Jan 19:46
42' Sweden applying increasing pressure on the hosts but are still unable to break South Africa's defence.
22 Jan 19:43
38' Sweden are increasingly using the long-ball tactic to use their aerial advantage in the box but the Banyana defence are standing firm.
22 Jan 19:38

35' Banyana 0-0 Sweden

Possession: 46% - 54%

Goal attempts 3 - 2

On target: 0-1

22 Jan 19:33
27' Thembi Kgatlana breaks free on the right but the end product is not up to her high standards as Sweden goalkeeper gathers easily.
22 Jan 19:29
25' Sweden struggling to penetrate the Banyana defence with little to no goalmouth action as yet.
22 Jan 19:25
21' After a neat passage of play for Banyana Mbane wins a free-kick on the centre circle as she looks to bring the ball out from the back.
22 Jan 19:21
17' Banyana hold firm at the back as we head to the 20th minute mark and look to get the ball early to the dangerous Kgatlana.
22 Jan 19:17
13' Sweden now dominating possession as they look to put pressure on Banyana's deep-lying defence.
22 Jan 19:16
9' Awesome bit of skill by Tlailane down on the right touchline as she lifts the ball over the head of her marker who concedes a free-kick.
22 Jan 19:11
7' Sweden manage their first attempt at goal but the ball sails harmlessly over Dlamini's crossbar.
22 Jan 19:09
4' Kgatlana breaks down the left flank and manages to get behind the Swedish last line, but her attempted cross is intercepted by the opposing defence.
22 Jan 19:06
2' Banyana start a sweeping attack as they try to switch the play down the right flank, but are thwarted by the onrushing Sweden goalkeeper.
22 Jan 19:03

1' Banyana Banyana 0-0 Sweden

Sweden gets us underway at Cape Town Stadium!

22 Jan 18:51


Banyana Banyana starting line-up: Andile Dlamini(GK), Ramalepe, Vilakazi, Mbane, Matlou, Motlhalo, Tlailane, Jane (c), Makhabane, Kgatlana, Mulaudzi

Captain Janine Van Wyk misses out through injury.

Substitutes: Swart (GK), Muroa (GK), Mthandi, Makhubela, Nyandeni, Biyana, Sebata, Smeda, Seoposenwe, Magaia, Peskin

22 Jan 15:09
***KICK-OFF IS AT 19:00***
22 Jan 15:08


The venue for tonight's encounter is the picturesque Cape Town Stadium.

22 Jan 15:06
Banyana Banyana forward Thembi Kgatlana took time out to write a letter of thanks following her triumphant African Women’s Player of the Year and CAF Goal of the Year award wins.
22 Jan 15:05
Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis is elated to be facing two top European teams as her side begin preparations for the Women's World Cup.
22 Jan 15:04
Banyana Banyana captain Janine van Wyk says they are disappointed at not winning against the Netherlands but was impressed by the team's performance.

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