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Terrible result for Bafana . We were amateurish the way he were offside so often and could NOT get decent balls in from most dead ball situations. #SLLive— Peter du Toit (@PeterLaduma) October 16, 2018
Terrible result for Bafana . We were amateurish the way he were offside so often and could NOT get decent balls in from most dead ball situations. #SLLive
Bafana love making things harder for themselves.— Álvaro Morata?? (@Mikewilljr_) October 16, 2018
Bafana love making things harder for themselves.
The very highs and extremely lows of the Bafana Bafana we know.— Goodman G. Qwase (@QwaseG) October 16, 2018
The very highs and extremely lows of the Bafana Bafana we know.
FULL-TIME: Seychelles 0-0 Bafana Bafana
A disappointing result for Stuart Baxter's men as they are held to a goalless draw.
95' Bafana Bafana with a last-gasp chance to score as they win a corner in the dying stages!
But Seychelles manage to clear their lines.
80' Seychelles 0-0 Bafana Bafana
We're into the final 10 minutes with Bafana Bafana yet to break down the Seychelles defence.
Yes Khune, Yes Khune... This is the Bafana we know.— Zola Se7en (@Cais_Cassius) October 16, 2018
Yes Khune, Yes Khune... This is the Bafana we know.
@BafanaBafana That miss can mean qualification or staying home! Come on Bafana??— Nhlanhla Dhlamini????? (@NhlanhlaDhlam10) October 16, 2018
@BafanaBafana That miss can mean qualification or staying home! Come on Bafana??
65' Seychelles 0-0 Bafana Bafana
Still goalless as Bafana Bafana are throwing more bodies forward in search of a goal!
I can sense a goal coming soon in this match, let's not despair Bafana Bafana will score.— Blaza (@Mrovablaz) October 16, 2018
I can sense a goal coming soon in this match, let's not despair Bafana Bafana will score.
54' Percy Tau thinks he has given Bafana the lead after finishing from close-range but is ruled offside!
Bafana are getting closer to grabbing a vital opener.
52' Seychelles win their first corner of the game after Hlanti clears the danger.
The corner-kick falls to Monnaie who hits a tame shot wide of Khune's goalposts.
???? Bafana Bafana, how did this dude miss that ?????, right on the goal line #AFCON2019Q— Sandile (@MKSANZA) October 16, 2018
???? Bafana Bafana, how did this dude miss that ?????, right on the goal line #AFCON2019Q
Bafana Bafana are busy missing easy goals ???????— Billy Bhaxha (@billyx2010) October 16, 2018
Bafana Bafana are busy missing easy goals ???????
46' Seychelles 0-0 Bafana Bafana
We're back underway in the second-half!
Seychelles 0-0 Bafana Bafana
Shots at goal: 2-11
Shots on target: 0-1
Someone said Bafana used up all the goals for this tournament Saturday .... Now am starting to believe that— IG: mmonipelo (@mmoniP) October 16, 2018
Someone said Bafana used up all the goals for this tournament Saturday .... Now am starting to believe that
#Bafana look under trained. Poor deadballs. No planning.Combination of two defensive mids of Mokotjo & Furman totally exposed as side + back pass players. Furman literally walking around.Playing short passes on a poor pitch. No crosses or long balls.#Baxter has got to go.— David the Lawyer (@Davidvthelawyer) October 16, 2018
#Bafana look under trained. Poor deadballs. No planning.Combination of two defensive mids of Mokotjo & Furman totally exposed as side + back pass players. Furman literally walking around.Playing short passes on a poor pitch. No crosses or long balls.#Baxter has got to go.
bafana need to apply sustained mixed pressure with crosses, combos through the middle and long balls behind seychelles. wave after wave.— van dijk’s hairdresser (@usiseko) October 16, 2018
bafana need to apply sustained mixed pressure with crosses, combos through the middle and long balls behind seychelles. wave after wave.
Half-Time | Seychelles 0-0 Bafana Bafana
A frustrating first-half for Bafana Bafana with the scores goalless at the break!
Seemingly difficult surface to play on for Bafana. Struggling to get any form of offensive passing rhythm in the early stages.— Ta Cannavaro (@ThulzMkosi) October 16, 2018
Seemingly difficult surface to play on for Bafana. Struggling to get any form of offensive passing rhythm in the early stages.
26' great chance for @BafanaBafana as they bombard the Seychelles penalty box but nothing comes of it. It remains 0-0 #SEYvsSA #AFCON2019Q @SAFA_net— Bafana Bafana (@BafanaBafana) October 16, 2018
26' great chance for @BafanaBafana as they bombard the Seychelles penalty box but nothing comes of it. It remains 0-0 #SEYvsSA #AFCON2019Q @SAFA_net
31' Another chance for Bafana Bafana as Ndlovu drops to the edge of the box before finding half a yard of space to unleash a shot that goes just wide via a deflection.
Bafana are getting closer now to breaking the deadlock!
28' CHANCE for Bafana again as Lebo Mothiba nearly gets on the end of an inviting cross from the right!
22' Bafana Bafana win a third corner after some shaky defence by the Seychelles with the defender hitting it over his own crossbar.
Bafana take a short corner but the attack breaks down.
FULL-TIME: SEYCHELLES 0-0 SOUTH AFRICA. The spoils are shared at the Stade Linite. South Africa drop two vital points, while Seychelles pick up their first point of these qualifiers. Bafana have plenty of work still to do in order to qualify.
Tau is flagged offside now and questions the decision, but this one is correct.
We're into stoppage time and Dingwall is down, receiving medical attention. Stuart Baxter can't understand why that's being allowed and is having a go at the fourth official. Five minutes have been added on.
CHANCE! Mphahlele curls a wonderful outswinging cross into the danger area. Somehow, Modiba misses from close range again!
One last change for Seychelles: Waye-Hive goes off and is replaced by Laurence.
SAVE! Tau goes on a great solo run before pulling back for Mokotjo, whose shot is blocked. However, Furman then goes for goal, forcing a great save from Dingwall. Mphahlele keeps it alive and wins the corner. From there, Seychelles earn a goal-kick.
There's another questionable offside call -- against Modiba this time. Stuart Baxter clearly agrees with me judging by his reaction!
Maria goes for goal from long range, but fires some way off target.
South Africa continue to push forward. Hlanti's cross is turned behind for a corner. Monnaie makes way for the hosts and is replaced by Brutus. After that, Joubert heads away from the ensuing set piece delivery.
Khune plays a wonderful long ball forward for Ndlovu, who pulls back for a team-mate, but the flag is up for offside. Marginal call to say the least.
SAVE! Ndlovu gets the ball into the middle and it's only partially cleared. Tau gets an effort at goal away, which comes off Dingwall, then off Mothiba and back into Dingwall's grasp!
Monnaie is down receiving medical attention now. I don't mean to sound cynical, but I can't help but suspect that this might be a case of time-wasting.
CHANCE! Play is back underway and Seychelles get as close as they've come. Khune rushes out, but can't get to the ball ahead of Monnaie, who slides it across the face of goal -- wide of the target and away from Damoo.
Seychelles have brought Coralie on in place of Bibi, but they have another player down receiving medical attention now.
CHANCE! At the other end, Tau plays Modiba through, but he fires off target from close range! Dreadful finish.
Seychelles manage to get forward, with Hlatshwayo having to get in the way of a shot at goal.
South Africa appear to be struggling to move the ball quickly enough on this artificial turf. One can't help but wonder whether or not Hlompho Kekana would be able to inspire them.
Mothiba is blown up for a foul on Bertrand Esther. Meanwhile, Bibi is down and receiving medical attention.
Bertrand Esther goes for goal from outside the box, forcing a save from Khune -- albeit a relatively comfortable one.
Modiba comes on in place of Maboe for Bafana. It was a poor game for the Mamelodi Sundowns man -- one he will probably want to forget in a hurry.
Mkhwanazi picks up a yellow card for a reckless challenge on Waye-Hive.
GOAL DISALLOWED! Tau puts the ball in the back of the net from close range at the other end, but the strike is disallowed for offside -- and correctly so, it seems! The score remains 0-0.
Seychelles earn themselves a corner, and after the delivery is headed away, Maria goes for goal with a first-time long-range shot. Not a bad hit, but Khune remains untested.
Mothiba forces his way into the penalty area and goes down. However, Maria got the ball off him first and so no spot-kick is given.
Maboe's corner from Bafana's left is a dreadful one. It's hit low and fails to beat the first man.
And now Mothiba forces a save from Dingwall from a shot inside the box which he perhaps snatched at.
CROSSBAR! Tau plays Ndlovu through and he squares for Mothiba, setting him up for a simple finish, but he hits the bar from close range! How did that stay out?!
KICK-OFF! The second half is underway at the Stade Linite. Bafana kick off through Mothiba.
HALF-TIME: SEYCHELLES 0-0 SOUTH AFRICA. Bafana are struggling to find the ruthless form which they showcased during their 6-0 win over the weekend. The teams head into the break all square. Stuart Baxter and his staff won't be happy.
At the other end, Tau goes for the long-range shot. Well off target -- no problem for Dingwall.
Damoo bursts clear on the hosts' right and looks to pull-back for a team-mate. Khune intercepts unconvincingly with a couple of opponents rushing towards him.
Hlatshwayo is blown up for a shove inside the opposition box as Bafana look to create a chance from a throw-in. Not sure how much was in that challenge in all fairness.
Another long-range effort from the hosts -- this one from Collin Esther. However, he fires well off target too.
Hlanti goes for goal from a free-kick on the right, but he fails to get enough dip on his effort, which sails well over the target.
CHANCE! Ndlovu meets a deep cross aimed in from the right and heads for goal, having got to the ball ahead of Dingwall. However, the goalkeeper has managed to put him off and he heads over the target!
As we enter the last 10 minutes plus stoppage time of the first half, neither goalkeeper has really been tested so far. Bafana in particular will be eager to change that.
CLOSE! Ndlovu cuts inside from the right and goes for goal from just outside the box, firing a low shot just wide of the target. Bafana will feel they're getting closer to scoring.
South Africa look as if they're slowly becoming more comfortable, putting some dangerous crosses into the area. However, Seychelles are defending relatively well and keeping them at bay.
Furman plays a lovely through ball for Tau, who looks to pull back for a team-mate inside the danger area. However, he can't pick anybody out as Dingwall intercepts.
Ndlovu nearly gets on the end of Hlanti's cross from the left... Was there a handball from Joubert in the box? The ref says not. Bafana continue the pressure, but Mokotjo's pass to Mphahlele is overhit and goes behind for a goal-kick.
Monnaie looks to get in behind the defence and is flagged offside again. This time, the call from the linesman looks correct, but Bafana's defence needs to be wary. He looks threatening.
Seychelles go for goal from long range, but the effort is a poor hit and goes safely behind. No problem for Khune.
Mkhwanazi has been blown up for a couple of fouls within the space of two minutes or so -- he needs to watch himself.
South Africa are moving the ball around slowly at the back, perhaps still adjusting to the surface at the Stade Linite.
CHANCE! Bafana get the ball in from the right with Mothiba lurking at the near post, but somehow, he can't meet the cross and Seychelles survive!
Bafana are applying most of the early pressure, with the Pirates looking to catch them on the counter with balls in behind at every opportunity.
SEYCHELLES STARTING XI: Dingwall, Hoareau, B. Esther, Maria, Nancy, Waye-Hive, Bibi, C Esther, Joubert (C), Damoo, Monnaie. SUBS: Laurence, Brutus, Coralie, Barra, Sinon, Lesperance.
This game has got off to a slow start in front of a relatively small crowd. Seychelles look to play Monnaie in behind the Bafana defence, but he's called offside -- and questionably so, mind you.
Tau puts in a corner from the right, aiming for the far post. Once again, the ball goes out of play before anyone can get a touch, although this time, it's not the worst delivery and a marginal call.
South Africa win a corner on the left, but Maboe puts it straight out for a goal-kick. Bafana have been far from convincing in the early stages.
Let's have a look at the home team's lineup...
KICK-OFF! The match is underway at the Stade Linite! South Africa will be looking to steal three more points from the home of the Pirates.
The teams are out on the field. It's worth pointing out that today's game will be played on an artificial surface. Now, it's time for the national anthems.
Keep an eye on Lebo Mothiba, who is the danger man for Stuart Baxter's side. Since his move to Strasbourg from Lille, the 22-year-old has scored four Ligue 1 goals in three starts and three substitute appearances, also netting in Saturday's game.
The only change to the Bafana starting XI after Saturday's victory sees Dino Ndlovu come into the side for Aubrey Modiba.
SOUTH AFRICA STARTING XI: Khune, Mphahlele,
Hlanti, Mkhwanazi, Hlatshwayo (C), Ndlovu, Furman, Maboe, Mokotjo, Tau, Mothiba. SUBS: Keet, Madisha, Lorch, Modiba, Mokoena, Maela, Kekana.
Bafana Bafana currently sit top of the group with seven points from three games, with Nigeria second on six from three, Libya third on four from three, and Seychelles propping up the standings with no points and a -13 goal difference.
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of this Group E Africa Cup of Nations clash as Seychelles host South Africa at the Stad Linite. The hosts will be looking to avenge Saturday's 6-0 defeat at FNB Stadium.
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