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As it happened: Bafana Bafana v Senegal

2016-11-12 17:00
Last Updated at 14:29
12 Nov 17:02

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12 Nov 17:00

Bafana Bafana are now in first place in their Soccer World Cup qualifying Group M with four points followed by Senegal. 

Cape Verde Island along with Burkina Faso are set play this evening.

12 Nov 16:59
FULL-TIME: Bafana Bafana 2-1 Senegal
12 Nov 16:57
94' The referee brings the game to an end! 
12 Nov 16:55
93' Pressure piling on for Bafana Bafana as Senegal continuously putting in long balls inside South Africa's 18th area.  
12 Nov 16:54
92' Matlaba with darting run down the left flank as Bafana Bafana immediately switches into counter attack mode. Klate joins the attack with one defender is looking to stop the attack. Matlaba however makes his way inside the box and lets a strike go only for his effort to go straight towards the keeper.
12 Nov 16:49
90' FOUR minutes of stoppage time added. 
12 Nov 16:48
88' A FANTASTIC SAVE FROM KHUNE! The 'keeper once again putting his body on the line as he punches away a teasing cross.
12 Nov 16:46
85' Bafana Bafana's defence have not been great today. Some serious changes need to be done. However, a lesson for the young defence.
12 Nov 16:43
82' Senegal change: Toure replaces Gassama
12 Nov 16:39
With that substitution that means Lars Veldwijk will not make his international debut for Bafana Bafana.
12 Nov 16:38
80' Daine Klate will replace Thulani Serero.
12 Nov 16:36
Ndoye blasts the ball into the back of the net following scramble inside the box.
12 Nov 16:34
12 Nov 16:34
73' Makola booked for time-wasting
12 Nov 16:33

72' Jali has not been at his best in this fixture a lack of games at club level is showing as the midfielder once again lets a decent ball from Matlaba let slip and Senegal counters attack!

However, Khune is quick to the fold and clears the ball from danger.

12 Nov 16:31
71' Kekana comes on for Bafana in place of Keagan Dolly.
12 Nov 16:29
70' Bafana Bafana 2-0 Senegal
12 Nov 16:26
66' Gassama is cautioned for a foul on Thulani Serero.
12 Nov 16:26
64' Bafana Bafana is playing with 10-men as Mabunda is receiving treatment on the sides.
12 Nov 16:24

62' DOLLY! Bafana Bafana with great interplay from Grobler as the striker holds the ball on the edge of the box and plays in a on coming Keagan Dolly who then touches forward for Serero. The Eredivisie player puts the ball back into the path of Dolly only for the Sundowns attacking midfielder to strike the ball wide with the side of his foot.

12 Nov 16:21
61' Makola! The winger should have passed the ball back to Grobler but instead has a strike at goal with his effort wide and high!
12 Nov 16:19
60' Bafana Bafana 2-0 Senegal
12 Nov 16:18
59' Konate comes off for Biram Diouf. Senegal coach brings on another striker.
12 Nov 16:16

58' Bradley Grobler replaces Rodgers. No Lars Veldwijk yet. 

12 Nov 16:14
55' Senegal with a close one on goal as Konate heads his effort wide with Bafana Bafana defence including Khune sleeping. 
12 Nov 16:10
50' Rodgers is cautioned for a foul on Gueye.
12 Nov 16:07
46' Ndoye replaces Diame. Senegal mean business in this second-half. Immediate change.
12 Nov 16:04
45' Second-half is underway...
12 Nov 15:52


With a bit of luck Bafana Bafana are ahead in this nail biting encounter despite the lack of chances created. Second half will see Senegal come out fighting for sure.

12 Nov 15:49
Thulani Serero with smart finish after Makola tees up Ajax Amsterdam player, who slots into the bottom corner to double Bafana's lead.
12 Nov 15:48
12 Nov 15:47
Bafana Bafana captian Thulani Hlatshwayo puts the ball in the back of the net from the penalty spot!
12 Nov 15:45
12 Nov 15:45


Rodgers receives a cross from Makola and the Wits striker goes low before heading the ball towards the goal. The striker's header hits the defender's leg instead of his hand but the official points to the penalty spot.

12 Nov 15:41
39' Dolly has a shot on goal for Bafana, but it's easily stopped by the goalkeeper.
12 Nov 15:40

38' Dolly looking the most exciting player on the pitch for Bafana Bafana as he darts forward sprinting past three Senegal shirts before putting a through ball through for Rodgers. The Wits striker turns and puts the ball back into the direction of Dolly but Senegal defence clears the ball before it can reach Dolly.

Good play from Bafana Bafana!

12 Nov 15:37
33' Hlatshwayo puts in an inviting ball into the box however Rodgers can't connect.
12 Nov 15:33
30' Bafana Bafana 0-0 Senegal
12 Nov 15:32
12 Nov 15:32
28' Rivaldo Coetzee intercepts a dangerous cutback from the left by Konate. The cross could have easily been rattled in the back of the net. South Africa defence gone sleeping but great work by Senegal.
12 Nov 15:28

23' Mane is left alone on the edge of the centre pitch and he blitzes down the right flank before passing the ball towards Konate. The winger cuts in and is not afraid to take a shot at goal as he hits his effort straight towards Khune.

12 Nov 15:22
20' Bafana Bafana 0-0 Senegal
12 Nov 15:22
20' Rodgers rises following a cross from Makola but his effort headed over the cross bar...
  • 9094'

    FULL TIME! South Africa defeat Senegal 2-1 in a World Cup qualifying encounter.

  • 93'

    Freekick for Bafana. Coetzee is fouled

  • 9092'

    CHANCE! Matlaba with an opportunity. A three bversus thwo situation sees him shoot straight at Diallo

  • 90'

    Four minutes of action added on. Bafan still lead 2-1 in this World Cup qualifier

  • 88'

    Khune clatters into the onrushing Koulibaly with the Kaizer Chiefs shot-stopper needing tratement

  • 87'

    Khune comes to the rescue of South Africa late on, when he grabs a cross out of the air with Diouf lurking at the back post

  • 83'

    Nervy moments for Bafana as an opportunity goes begging for Senegal, with Mathoho clearing the lines

  • 81'

    Substitution: Thulani Serero makes way for Daine Klate. meaning South Africa make their last change

  • 80'

    Senegal throwing numbers forward in search of the equaliser.

  • 78'

    Mane wins a free-kick in a dangerous area after being fouled by Kekana

  • 75'

    N'Doye the goalscorer for Senegal as South Africa lead 2-1

  • 75'

    GOAL! Senegal grab one back, after Bafana fail to clear their lines in the area. After a number of goal line saves

  • 74'

    Khune comes out to cut out a through ball by Mane after Jali allows possession to be overturned

  • 72'

    Makola goes into the referee's book for time-wasting

  • 72'

    Substituion: Hlompho Kekana replaces Keagan Dolly

  • 70'

    Diouf misses a free-header from within the area

  • 70'

    Senegal have probed and probed, but have failed to find a way past the South African defence, with goalkeeper Khune standing firm when the defence fails him.

  • 59'

    Substitution for Senegal: Moussa Konate makes way for Mame Biram Diouf

  • 58'

    Substitution: Rodgers goes off for the introduction of Bradley Grobler

  • 57'

    CHANCE! Mane with a free header, but the Liverpool attacker heads it agonisingly wide with the goals at his mercy

  • 55'

    The tide of the game has shifted completely friom the first-half, with Senegal

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  • 52'

    Dolly with a crunching tackle on Gassama - who appears to be in a bit of pain

  • 51'

    Mane goes on a surging run, defeating two players before being stopped in his tracks by Coetzee

  • 50'

    Senegal have been doing all the attacking in the second stanza. As expected - they are utilising the long-ball approach in the area to get back into this affair

  • 46'

    We're back underway in the second half with South Africa leading Senegal 2-0 in this

  • 45'

    HALF TIME! South Africa 2-0 Senegal The visitors will feel hard done

  • 45'

    Goal by South Africa, a quickly taken freekick results in excellent play by Dolly, Makola and Serero, with the latyter finishing calmly

  • 44'

    It can be said that South Africa are lucky to have gotten that penalty, as the replays suggest that the handball was questionable. Nontheless, the crowd come alive!

  • 41'

    The captain Hlatswayo steps up and blasts it home, despite the goaleeper getting a hand to it!

  • 40'

    The visitors are enraged about the penalty. The Semegalese defenders are crowding the referee and asking why

  • 40'

    PENALTY for South Africa!

  • 38'

    Dolly and Rodgers witha clever one-two, but the latters' ball into the area fails to get beyond Koulibaly

  • 35'

    South Africa with a half chance! Makola gets the move started playing a one-two with

  • 30'

    The home side are struggling with their West African counterparts' physical threat

  • 24'

    Rodgers wins a free-kick for Bafana. Poorly taken one by Dolly, but he wins a corner in the end after the rebound falls kindly

  • 19'

    Senegal's high pressing game clearly getting the better of South Africa, as the home team giveway possession on a number of occassions.

  • 16'

    Both teams still easing into the game. Bafana playing short balls in the midfield and Senegal keen on sitting back

  • 13'

    South Africa with a free-kick. Possibly in shooting range - Makola stands over it

  • 8'

    Jali with a strong challenge on Keita. Referee awards a free-kick. Mane's header goes over the bar

  • 7'

    Ciss with a surging run forward, beating Jali but run comes to an end with Hlatshwayo standing firm.

  • 6'

    Bafana enjoying possession but in their half. Sengal content with getting behind the ball

  • 2'

    Serero causing the Senegalese defence a few scares early on as he wins a free-kick

  • 1'

    And we're off, South Africa in the yellow get the ball rolling

  • 0'

    South Africa starting line-up: Khune (G), Hlatshwayo (C), Mathoho, Coetzee, Matlaba, Jali, Mabunda, Makola, Serero, Dolly, Rodgers

  • 0'

    Hello and welcome to our coverage of the World Cup qualifying encounter between South Africa and Senegal being played at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane.

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South Africa Senegal
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    • 43' Thulani Hlatshwayo
    • 46' Thulani Serero
    • 75' Cheikh Ndoye
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Team Line-ups
  • Itumuleng Khune
  • Samuel Mabunda
  • Andile Jali
  • Thulani Hlatshwayo
  • Thabo Mnyamane
  • Thulani Serero
  • Eleazar Rodgers
  • Keagan Dolly
  • Mpho Makola
  • Mulomowandau Mathoho
  • Rivaldo Coetzee
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  • A Diallo
  • Lamine Gassama
  • Balde Diao Keita
  • Saliou Ciss
  • Mohamed Diame
  • S Mane
  • C Kouyate
  • M Konate
  • I Gueye
  • k Koulibaly
  • K Mbodji
  • Ayanda Patosi
  • Daine Klate
  • Hlompho Kekana
  • Sibusiso Vilakazi
  • Clayton Daniels
  • Ramahlwe Mphahlele
  • May Mahlangu
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  • Cheikh Ndoye
  • Mame Biram Diouf
  • Famara Diedhiou
  • Fallou Diagne
  • P Ndiaye
  • K Ndiaye
  • Younousse Sankhare

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