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As it happened: AmaZulu v Sundowns

2015-02-24 21:30
Last Updated at 04:01
24 Feb 21:27

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24 Feb 21:26
Bongani Zungu - Man of the Match  

Balls played: 62
Balls won: 18
Balls lost: 15
Time in possession: 37 secs
Forward passes: 16
Successful passes: 41
24 Feb 21:21

FINAL WHISTLE HAS GONE! 

FULL-TIME

AmaZulu 0-1 Sundowns

24 Feb 21:20
93' Final corner of the game as it seems and Ntuli nearly equalises with this head! 
24 Feb 21:17
90' Three minutes added on here. Can AmaZulu save the game and pull one back?
24 Feb 21:14
86' Laffor breaks down the left flank for Sundowns, but his cross is poor and AmaZulu clear.
24 Feb 21:08
82' AmaZulu really putting up a fight now. 
24 Feb 21:07
81' Ouro with a long-range shot but way over the bar.
24 Feb 21:06

80 minutes gone.

AmaZulu 0-1 Sundowns

24 Feb 21:06
79' Substitute for Sundowns: Thabo Nthethe is on and Mahachi is off.
24 Feb 21:04
76' Hard tackles going in now from the Sundowns players. Players looking desperate to hold onto the lead.
24 Feb 21:01
73' Dlamini now offside as Van Heerden gets lob ball through. 
24 Feb 20:59
68' AmaZulu are really throwing numbers forward and could get caught on the counter-attack if they are not careful.
24 Feb 20:54
66' Mbekile breaks and finds space and Laffor supports him running in from the left flank. Mbekile gets a scrappy pass to the forward but Pietersen is their to save the shot. 
24 Feb 20:51
64' Ayanda Dlamini comes on for the rather off Ndulula.
24 Feb 20:49
63' AmaZulu now searching for that all important equaliser.
24 Feb 20:48
60' Corner to Sundowns. Modise delivers, but the AmaZulu keeper punches clear.
24 Feb 20:42
Malajila nets a goal following some great play from the Sundowns midfield as Mahachi's pass is deflected into his path
24 Feb 20:41
54' GOOOOOOOOOAAAAAALLLLLL
24 Feb 20:39
52' Anthony Laffor comes on for Mbekile
24 Feb 20:39

50' AmaZulu starting brightly again as they did in the first-half as Van Heerden whips in a cross from a dead-ball situation. It connects with the head of Arwuah but his effort is over the post. 

24 Feb 20:35
45' And kick-off as Sundowns centre...
24 Feb 20:16
AmaZulu 0-0 Sundowns
24 Feb 20:16
45' HALF-TIME!
24 Feb 20:15
45' One minute added one
24 Feb 20:15
44' Van Heerden standing behind the ball after a free-kick was awarded but Schut clears it for a line-out. 
24 Feb 20:12
41' John Arwuah is now booked for AmaZulu.
24 Feb 20:10
39' Modise pulls the trigger as he finds space in the goalkeepers box but his shot is directed over the bar as he looked to curl it.
24 Feb 20:07
35' Dlamini gets the first yellow card of the game as he shows his studs with a challenge on Zungu. 
24 Feb 20:04
33' Mahachi with a long range shot and he beats the AmaZulu goalkeeper but his shot hits the foot of the goalpost. 
24 Feb 19:59
Sizwe Khumalo who is following our LIVE updates reckon AmaZulu will steal this game and end up victorious with a single goal at the end of the 90 minutes.
24 Feb 19:57
26' Mahachi with a thunder-bolt as he loses AmaZulu defenders in the box but his shot is just wide. 
24 Feb 19:55
25' Billiat in space 14-yards out, but his shot is blocked by two defenders.
24 Feb 19:55
24' Modise with a through ball for Mashaba, but he is bumped off the ball and AmaZulu get a goal-kick.
24 Feb 19:54
23' AmaZulu defence very disciplined. Very tactical approach and playing on the counter-attack. 
24 Feb 19:51
Just over 20 minutes gone now. Scores still deadlocked at 0-0.
24 Feb 19:51
20' Billiat gets a shot on goal finally as he is forced to use a small space as AmaZulu defence tightens up on him.
24 Feb 19:50
19' Nothing from the free-kick. AmaZulu have had so many set-pieces but not using it to their advantage. Need to use every chance they get.
24 Feb 19:49
18' Ntuli brought down by Mbekile and a free-kick on the corner flag.
24 Feb 19:48
Blessing Thabethe who is following our game says Sundowns line-up is too strong for the minnow side. He reckons a riot of goals to follow.
24 Feb 19:47
16' AmaZulu pressing hard as defense and Midfield seem tight against one another. Barker showing his teams intentions early!
24 Feb 19:46
15' Nothing from the set-piece as AmaZulu make nothing from the corner. 
24 Feb 19:45
14' Dlamini with another long range shot which seems goal bound but Mbekile heads it away for a corner.
24 Feb 19:43
12' Tough midfield battle here on the cards. AmaZulu trying to disrupt whatever Sundowns got going.
 
  • Corner taken by S'fiso Hlanti. Clearance by Mzikayise Mashaba. Corner from the right by-line taken by S'fiso Hlanti. Header at goal by Bongi Ntuli misses left of the target.

  • Marc Van Heerden challenges Khama Billiat unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Tsholofelo Modise.

  • 88'

    Ayanda Dlamini takes a shot. Denis Onyango parries the ball away. Foul by Kulegani Madondo on Khama Billiat, free kick awarded. (Mamelodi Sundowns) makes a substitution, with Themba Zwane coming on for Cuthbert Malajila. Khama Billiat takes the free kick. Shot by Khama Billiat went over.

  • 83'

    Anthony Laffor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marc Van Heerden. Free kick taken by Marc Van Heerden.

  • 81'

    Paul Ooko takes a shot. Denis Onyango parries the ball away. Corner from the left by-line taken by Marc Van Heerden. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Denis Onyango by Paul Ooko. Denis Onyango restarts play with the free kick.

  • 80'

    Paul Ooko takes a shot.

  • 78'

    Paul Ooko joins the action as a substitute, replacing John Arwuah.

  • 74'

    Corner taken by Tsholofelo Modise.

  • 73'

    The referee blows for offside against Goodman Dlamini. Ramahlwe Mphahlele restarts play with the free kick.

  • 71'

    Corner taken by Marc Van Heerden. Clearance by Siyanda Zwane.

  • 72'

    Goodman Dlamini is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Denis Onyango.

  • 66'

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Siyanda Zwane on Ayanda Dlamini. Marc Van Heerden takes the free kick.

  • 63'

    (AmaZulu) makes a substitution, with Ayanda Dlamini coming on for Bongani Ndulula.

  • 60'

    The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Denis Onyango.

  • 58'

    Corner taken by Tsholofelo Modise from the right by-line. Aubrey Mathibe punches the ball.

  • 57'

    Corner taken by S'fiso Hlanti from the left by-line.

  • 53'

    Cuthbert Malajila grabs a goal with a right foot finish. AmaZulu 0-1 Mamelodi Sundowns.Assist by Khama Billiat. Thabiso Dlamini goes off and Kulegani Madondo comes on.

  • 56'

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Siyanda Zwane on Bongi Ntuli. Marc Van Heerden restarts play with the free kick.

  • 51'

    Asavela Mbekile leaves the field to be replaced by Anthony Laffor.

  • 49'

    Bongi Ntuli fouled by Bongani Zungu, the ref awards a free kick. Marc Van Heerden restarts play with the free kick. Header by Sadat Ouro-Akoriko goes over the bar.

  • 50'

    Tsholofelo Modise has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.

  • 46'

    Corner taken by Marc Van Heerden. Clearance made by Cuthbert Malajila. Corner taken by Marc Van Heerden from the right by-line. Shot by Bongi Ntuli went over the crossbar.

  • 45'

    The referee gets the second half started.

  • Unfair challenge on Kuda Mahachi by Sadat Ouro-Akoriko results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Mzikayise Mashaba.

  • 39'

    Tsholofelo Modise takes a shot and cleared the bar.

  • 41'

    Foul by Bongi Ntuli on Alje Schut, free kick awarded. Alje Schut restarts play with the free kick.

  • 42'

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Bongi Ntuli on Tsholofelo Modise. Free kick taken by Alje Schut.

  • 38'

    Corner taken by S'fiso Hlanti. Foul by Roscoe Pietersen on Denis Onyango, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Denis Onyango.

  • 37'

    Khama Billiat concedes a free kick for a foul on Thabiso Dlamini. Free kick taken by Sadat Ouro-Akoriko.

  • 32'

    Bongani Zungu takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand post.

  • 29'

    The assistant referee signals for offside against Bongi Ntuli. Free kick taken by Alje Schut.

  • 30'

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sadat Ouro-Akoriko by Tsholofelo Modise. Free kick taken by Sadat Ouro-Akoriko.

  • 28'

    Khama Billiat takes a shot.

  • 25'

    Shot by Khama Billiat went wide of the right-hand post. Bongani Ndulula challenges Alje Schut unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alje Schut takes the free kick.

  • 18'

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Asavela Mbekile on Bongi Ntuli. Marc Van Heerden restarts play with the free kick.

  • 19'

    Khama Billiat takes a shot. Aubrey Mathibe catches the ball.

  • 20'

    The assistant referee signals for offside against Bongi Ntuli. Free kick taken by Alje Schut.

  • 17'

    John Arwuah concedes a free kick for a foul on Tsholofelo Modise. Free kick taken by Alje Schut.

  • 15'

    Shot by John Arwuah went over the net.

  • 14'

    Corner from the right by-line taken by S'fiso Hlanti. Asavela Mbekile makes a clearance.

  • 7'

    Bongi Ntuli fouled by Mzikayise Mashaba, the ref awards a free kick. Marc Van Heerden crosses the ball in from the free kick. Denis Onyango safely holds on.

  • 6'

    Thabiso Dlamini gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Asavela Mbekile. Ramahlwe Mphahlele restarts play with the free kick.

  • 4'

    The referee blows for offside against Bongani Ndulula. Ramahlwe Mphahlele restarts play with the free kick.

  • 4'

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Khama Billiat by Marc Van Heerden. Free kick taken by Tsholofelo Modise.

  • 1'

    Corner from the right by-line taken by S'fiso Hlanti. Robyn Johannes takes a shot.

  • 2'

    The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Marc Van Heerden.

  • 0'

    The match has kicked off.

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Amazulu Mamelodi Sundowns
  • 0 Goals 1
    • 54' Malajila
  • 2 Yellow Cards 0
    • 32' Arwuah
    • 35' Dlamini
  • 0 Red Cards 0
Team Line-ups
  • Roscoe Pietersen
  • Goodman Dlamini
  • Marc van Heerden
  • Bongani Ndulula
  • Sifiso Hlanti
  • Sadate Ouro-Akoriko
  • Robyn Johannes
  • Bonginkosi Ntuli
  • Thabiso Dlamini
  • John Arwuah
  • Aubrey Mathibe
  • 2
  • 3
  • 8
  • 9
  • 12
  • 13
  • 16
  • 17
  • 20
  • 28
  • 31
  • 5
  • 10
  • 16
  • 17
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 27
  • 34
  • 36
  • 43
  • Asavela Mbekile
  • Teko Modise
  • Ramahlwe Mphahlele
  • Alje Schut
  • Mzikayise Mashaba
  • Khama Billiat
  • Siyanda Zwane
  • Cuthbert Malajila
  • Bongani Zungu
  • Denis Onyango
  • Kuda Mahachi
Substitutions
Substitutions
  • Kulegani Madondo
  • Philani Shange
  • Ayanda Dlamini
  • Asive Langwe
  • Paul Ooko
  • Tapelo Nyongo
  • Siya Mngoma
  • 5
  • 10
  • 11
  • 18
  • 21
  • 27
  • 44
  • 1
  • 2
  • 4
  • 14
  • 18
  • 28
  • 29
  • Kennedy Mweene
  • Thabo Nthethe
  • Tebogo Langerman
  • Surprise Moriri
  • Themba Zwane
  • Anthony Laffor
  • Mame Niang

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