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Some odd refereeing from the officials and despite the scoreline it could have been worse for South Africa.
However, a draw is probably a fair result as Khune was on form between the sticks.
95' That is it, the referee blows his whistle and brings the game to a close.
Eish— RSA Min of Sport (@MbalulaFikile) October 8, 2016
A powerful header from Eleazar Rodgers is saved off the goal line and the ball falls for Dean Furman. The SuperSport midfielder makes no mistake with his strike as he swivels past the Burkina Faso defenders.
Who named him Itumeleng Khune and not The Great Wall of Bafana Bafana?— Sam (@SpokenSam) October 8, 2016
Who named him Itumeleng Khune and not The Great Wall of Bafana Bafana?
Khune's just saved @BafanaBafana twice! Second one right on his line! All the home side now...— Wade Pretorius (@wadepretorius) October 8, 2016
Khune's just saved @BafanaBafana twice! Second one right on his line! All the home side now...
Another instinctive save by Khune after the Bafana Bafana backline had been prised open but Bafana misses own chance moments later0-0— Bafana Bafana (@BafanaBafana) October 8, 2016
Another instinctive save by Khune after the Bafana Bafana backline had been prised open but Bafana misses own chance moments later0-0
16' OHHH! Great chance for @BafanaBafana from the free kick as a diving header from Kekana forces a top save from Burkinabe keeper! #WCQ2018— IndyCapeSport (@IndyCapeSport) October 8, 2016
16' OHHH! Great chance for @BafanaBafana from the free kick as a diving header from Kekana forces a top save from Burkinabe keeper! #WCQ2018
There's absolutely no way that was in the box. Karma!! Come on @BafanaBafana 10 minutes gone and this ref looks to have a white shirt on ????— Jeremy Brockie (@JRBrockie) October 8, 2016
There's absolutely no way that was in the box. Karma!! Come on @BafanaBafana 10 minutes gone and this ref looks to have a white shirt on ????
Khune! The name is Khune! As Itumeleng Khune saves yet another penalty for Bafana Bafana— S'Busiso Mseleku (@SBu_Mseleku) October 8, 2016
Khune! The name is Khune! As Itumeleng Khune saves yet another penalty for Bafana Bafana
9' PENALTY TO BURKINA FASO!
Mathoho finds himself in an awkward position with the ball touching his abdomen and flicking the arm. The referee points to the penalty spot gives the home side a spot kick.
That's it, the game ends it 1-1.
Thank you for joining us for the live-text coverage of Burkina Faso and South Africa,
An away point for South Africa in this Group D opener. On the balance of play it would be a fair result but both sides will probably feel disappointed to have not secured all three points.
Manyisa plays Diawara on side to deflect the loose ball in the six yard area past a dejected Khune. Appalling defending, Manyisa has been shocking since coming on.
GOAL! Burkina Faso found the equaliser after some sustained pressure.
South Africa under severe pressure now! Bance's shot on goal is deflected wide for a corner.
MISS! Alaine Traore blasts it way over the post! Two penalties missed for the home side now.
PENALTY! Oupa Manyisa fouls Nakoulma just inside the area!
SUBSTITUTION: Aristide Bance sent on by manager Paulo Duarte for Pitropia in the last few minutes of the game.
Another Makola corner causes lots of confusion in the area and the ball falls to Furman just inside the area. The Supersport United man makes no mistake as he drills his shot into the far corner through a crowd of players.
GOAL!!!!!! Bafana take the lead through Dean Furman!
CHANCE! Corner kick taken by Bafana but the header is saved by Koffi.
Another corner issued by the referee.
CHANCE! Speculative effort by Makola, as he hangs his head down in shame. The midfielder had loads of time and space but puts it high and wide.
Some end to end football that culminates in The Stallions have two shots at goal. The first another comfortable save by Khune and the second just wide of his far post.
Oupa Manyisa looks set to replace Keagan Dolly.
SUBSTITUTION: Shakes Mashaba makes an attack minded change with Dinamo Bucuresti midfielder May Mahlangu replacing the hard working Hhlompho Kekana.
Corner wasted by the home side with the Bafana defence standing firm and dealing with anything that's crossed into the area.
Khune makes another save, a comfortable one this time from a shot that bobbled off the pitch as Traore struck it.
CHANCE! Rodgers glances a header from Mpho Makola's cross just wide of the post.
Bafana Bafana start the second half brightly with some attacking intent but the home side's defence are at hand to block a couple of shots at goal.
South Africa will be the happier of the two sides to go into half-time with the scores level after a heroic display by 'Mzansi's number one'.
Half-time here in this Group D clash as the tie remains goalless.
Both sides are just spraying the ball around midfield but no real clear cut chances going into the break.
CHANCE! Another brilliant save from Khune, this time with his feet as he denies Nakoulma's headed effort.
Makola hits the set-piece under the wall but it's saved expertly by the teenage goalkeeper Koffi - from his bottom left hand corner.
Freekick to South Africa just outside the area after Thulani Serero tries to dance his way into the home sides box but he's hacked down.
Two amazing saves from Khune in quick succession - keeping Shakes Mashaba's men in the game!
Serero and Makola links up well just outside the area and sets Rodgers through. However, the lanky forward is wrongly judged to be off side by the assistant referee.
Matlaba nearly sends the ball into his own net as he tries to deal with a low cross but the ball finds it's way into the hands of Khune.
CHANCE! South Africa nearly break the deadlock through a Kekana header but goalkeeper Koffi makes a great instinctive save from five yards out.
SAVE! Itumeleng Khune dives to his right to deny winger Jonathan Pitroipa's tame effort.
Dodgy decision as the contact looks just outside the area.
PENALTY! Burkina Faso earn a penalty after Eric Mathoho sticks his hand out to block the ball.
CHANCE! Mpho Makola with a snap shot from 25-yards out that flies just over the the post of Koffi Kouakou.
Early chance from Bafana but Elazar Rodgers fouls a Burkina Faso defender in third.
Burkina Faso: Koffi, Kabore, Kone, Dayo, Yago, Malo, Pitroipa, B. Traore, A.Traore, Nakoulma, Alain Traore
Here's how the two sides have lined up:
Bafana: Khune, Hlatshwayo (C), Mathoho, Matlaba, Mphahlele, Dolly, Furman, Kekana, Serero, Makola, Rodgers.
We are underway here at the Stade du 4 Aout.
The two sides are singing their respective national anthems before this Group D clash gets underway!
Les Etalons last fixture was an Africa Cup of Nations Qualification game at this very stadium - a 2-1 victory over Botswana.
Shakes Mashaba's charges were last in action in September, as they defeated Egypt 1-0 in the Nelson Mandela Challenge thanks to a header from Mpho Makola.
Hello and welcome this live text coverage of Burkina Faso and South Africa for the 2018 World Cup Qualifier Group D opener - at the Stade du 4 Aout in Ouagadougou.
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