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Absa Premiership

As it happened: Polokwane v Pirates

2015-09-22 21:30
Last Updated at 21:44
22 Sep 21:25
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22 Sep 21:24

MAN OF THE MATCH GOES TO...

George Chigova

22 Sep 21:22
FULL-TIME!!!
22 Sep 21:22
94' Alexander now returns the favour for Tlolane who finds himself in space and takes a shot at goal but his shot is saved by Ovono.
22 Sep 21:20
93' Tlolane passes a pin-point pass towards Alexander who tries to take on Ovono but the 'keeper does enough to keep the midfielder at bay.
22 Sep 21:19
91' However nothing comes from the free-kick as Makola passes to Rakhale, who does well to maintain control of the ball as he juggles it forward but he is blocked as he looks to smash the volley at goal.
22 Sep 21:18
91' Makola gets a free-kick after being shoved.
22 Sep 21:17
90' FOUR MINUTES OF ADDED TIME
22 Sep 21:15
88' Tlolane drives into the box from the right, but fires wide from 14-yards out.
22 Sep 21:15
87' Corner-kick awarded to Pirates now, Makola passes to Masuku and the midfielder returns the ball towards Makola and immediatley whips in cross but his perfect delivery is delt with by rise and Shine defence.
22 Sep 21:09
80' Ten minutes left of this encounter.
22 Sep 21:04
75' Makola's shot now being saved by Chigova as the midfielder makes a darting run on the left flank. GAME ON!
22 Sep 21:02
74' Word coming from the Peter Mokaba Stadium is that the media and fans alike would have to wait till tomorrow for final details on Manyisa injury.
22 Sep 20:59
72' Pirates picking up the pace in this encounter now as they look for that all important opening goal.
22 Sep 20:58
71' Ovono's distribution being questioned after a poor decision to pass the ball to a Polokwane player however everything is safe.
22 Sep 20:57
70' Rakhale comes on for Myeni.
22 Sep 20:57
69' Erasmus gets his effort saved by Chigova after some nifty football by Pirates. 
22 Sep 20:54
67' Tinkler agitated in the technical area.
22 Sep 20:50
62' Manyisa cups his face in agony as he is stretchered off. Tinkler with a forced change.
22 Sep 20:48
62' Menzi Masuku being brought on for Manyisa.
22 Sep 20:45
58' Manyisa down and being seen to by the Pirates medics. The Bucs captain collided with Maluleke.
22 Sep 20:44
56' Substitution for Polokwane: Puleng Tlolane is on and Ngidi is off.
22 Sep 20:39
48' Masalesa booked for Pirates.
22 Sep 20:38
45' And we're back. The second-half is underway.
22 Sep 20:18

HALF-TIME!!! 

Polokwane City holding Pirates hostage as Pirates have not taken a shot at goal. 

22 Sep 20:15
45' Two minutes of added time before the first half ends
22 Sep 20:14
43' Poor play at the back from City, who give it away to Matlaba, but his shot at goal is well over the bar.
22 Sep 20:07
36' Another offside call for Orlando Pirates, this time around it's Myeni.
22 Sep 20:05
35' Score remains 0-0
22 Sep 19:59
27' Matlaba cuts in and receives a loose ball just outside the box but his pass towards Majafa is the wrong call (offside position) while Myeni is wide open. Missed chance and poor decision making. 
22 Sep 19:56
25' Maluleke with a shot on goal, but his effort is well-saved by Ovono.
22 Sep 19:54
22' Jacobs receives a yellow card
22 Sep 19:47
16' Erasmus does the unthinkable as he runs pass Chigova as the keeper misses the challenge and the striker tries to shoot/cross from the left side of the corner line but no one is their to finish the move off.
22 Sep 19:45
13' Gyimah involved in numerous tackles so far making sure Pirates defence line is clean
22 Sep 19:41
10' Ngidi takes a quick fire shot and his effort is just over the crossbar.
22 Sep 19:40
9' Nothing comes off the free-kick as Pirates run themselves into a wall of Polokwane players. Solid defence by Rise and Shine.
22 Sep 19:39
8' Pirates get a free-kick on the right flank after Punch challenged Myeni.
22 Sep 19:32
2' Cole starts his first game for Rise and Shine since his injury in the off-season with Bafana Bafana.
 
  • 90'

    The match has reached full-time.

  • 90'

    Thabo Rakhale takes a shot.

  • 90'

    Puleng Tlolane takes a shot.

  • 90'

    Menzi Masuku takes a shot.

  • 90'

    Corner taken by Gert Barends. Felipe Ovono safely holds on.

  • 89'

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Gert Barends on Mpho Makola. Roger Majafa takes the free kick.

  • 87'

    Shot by Sibusiso Mbonani went wide of the left-hand post.

  • 86'

    Short corner taken by Mpho Makola.

  • 84'

    Kermit Erasmus leaves the field to be replaced by Lehlohonolo Majoro.

  • 83'

    Header by Jabu Maluleke goes harmlessly over the bar.

  • 82'

    Corner taken by Punch Masenamela.

  • 82'

    Corner taken by Punch Masenamela from the left by-line.

  • 78'

    Lehlohonolo Masalesa concedes a free kick for a foul on Jabu Maluleke. Free kick taken by Jabulani Nene.

  • 78'

    Happy Jele concedes a free kick for a foul on Jabulani Nene. Free kick taken by Jabu Maluleke.

  • 76'

    Corner from the right by-line taken by Mpho Makola.

  • 75'

    Mpho Makola takes a shot. George Chigova parries the effort to safety.

  • 75'

    Corner taken by Mpho Makola.

  • 73'

    Thobani Mncwango replaces Baptiste Faye.

  • 72'

    Puleng Tlolane fouled by Edwin Gyimah, the ref awards a free kick. Punch Masenamela restarts play with the free kick.

  • 71'

    Short corner taken by Thabo Rakhale.

  • 70'

    Puleng Tlolane takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Felipe Ovono catches the ball.

  • 70'

    Baptiste Faye takes a shot and goes harmlessly over the bar.

  • 69'

    (Orlando Pirates) makes a substitution, with Thabo Rakhale coming on for Sifiso Myeni.

  • 68'

    Kermit Erasmus takes a shot. George Chigova parries the ball away. Corner taken short by Roger Majafa.

  • 67'

    Cole Alexander concedes a free kick for a foul on Felipe Ovono. Felipe Ovono restarts play with the free kick.

  • 66'

    The official flags Thabo Matlaba offside. Free kick taken by Sibusiso Mbonani.

  • 64'

    Corner taken by Roger Majafa. Sibusiso Mbonani makes a clearance.

  • 63'

    Baptiste Faye gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Rooi Mahamutsa. Lehlohonolo Masalesa restarts play with the free kick.

  • 62'

    The official flags Kermit Erasmus offside. George Chigova takes the free kick.

  • 61'

    Oupa Manyisa goes off and Menzi Masuku comes on.

  • 61'

    Menzi Masuku joins the action as a substitute, replacing Oupa Manyisa.

  • 54'

    Puleng Tlolane on for Muzikayifani Ngidi.

  • 51'

    Oupa Manyisa fouled by Jabulani Nene, the ref awards a free kick. Oupa Manyisa takes the free kick.

  • 50'

    Jabulani Nene takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.

  • 49'

    Corner from the left by-line taken by Punch Masenamela.

  • 46'

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nazier Jacobs by Lehlohonolo Masalesa. Lehlohonolo Masalesa booked. Nazier Jacobs restarts play with the free kick.

  • 45'

    The second half has started.

  • 45'

    The players leave the pitch at half time.

  • 43'

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mpho Makola by Cole Alexander. Roger Majafa takes the free kick.

  • 42'

    Oupa Manyisa takes a shot.

  • 40'

    Foul by Carlington Nyadombo on Kermit Erasmus, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Oupa Manyisa.

  • 39'

    Unfair challenge on Edwin Gyimah by Baptiste Faye results in a free kick. Happy Jele restarts play with the free kick.

  • 37'

    Carlington Nyadombo challenges Roger Majafa unfairly and gives away a free kick. Happy Jele restarts play with the free kick.

  • 36'

    Rooi Mahamutsa fouled by Muzikayifani Ngidi, the ref awards a free kick. Oupa Manyisa restarts play with the free kick.

  • 35'

    Thabo Matlaba delivers the ball. Clearance by Punch Masenamela.

  • 35'

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Baptiste Faye on Lehlohonolo Masalesa. Free kick taken by Oupa Manyisa.

  • 27'

    The assistant referee signals for offside against Roger Majafa. Free kick taken by George Chigova.

  • 23'

    Jabu Maluleke has an effort at goal. Felipe Ovono catches the ball.

  • 23'

    Edwin Gyimah gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Muzikayifani Ngidi. Cole Alexander takes the free kick.

  • 22'

    Centre by Happy Jele.

  • 21'

    Nazier Jacobs is given a yellow card.

  • 19'

    Jabu Maluleke gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sifiso Myeni. Oupa Manyisa restarts play with the free kick.

  • 17'

    The ball is sent over by Muzikayifani Ngidi.

  • 17'

    Roger Majafa challenges Sibusiso Mbonani unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sibusiso Mbonani takes the free kick.

  • 16'

    Sifiso Myeni fouled by Jabulani Nene, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Thabo Matlaba.

  • 16'

    Kermit Erasmus crosses the ball.

  • 14'

    Nazier Jacobs takes a shot. Felipe Ovono safely holds on.

  • 12'

    The referee blows for offside against Kermit Erasmus. George Chigova takes the free kick.

  • 9'

    Muzikayifani Ngidi takes a shot.

  • 7'

    Punch Masenamela gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sifiso Myeni. Happy Jele restarts play with the free kick.

  • 7'

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sifiso Myeni by Punch Masenamela. Free kick taken by Roger Majafa.

  • 5'

    The ball is delivered by Sifiso Myeni. Sibusiso Mbonani makes a clearance.

  • 4'

    Sifiso Myeni decides to take the corner short.

  • 4'

    Jabu Maluleke takes a shot. Felipe Ovono catches the ball.

  • 3'

    Gert Barends takes a short corner.

  • 3'

    Baptiste Faye fouled by Edwin Gyimah, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Jabu Maluleke.

  • 2'

    The referee blows for offside against Kermit Erasmus. Free kick taken by George Chigova.

  • 0'

    The referee gets the match started.

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Polokwane City Orlando Pirates
  • 0 Goals 0
  • 1 Yellow Cards 1
    • 21' Nazier Jacobs
    • 47' Lehlohonolo Masalesa
  • 0 Red Cards 0
Team Line-ups
  • George Chigova
  • Punch Masenamela
  • Jabu Maluleke
  • Cole Alexander
  • Nazier Jacobs
  • Jabulani Nene
  • Sibusiso Mbonani
  • Baptiste Faye
  • Carlington Nyadombo
  • Muzikayifani Ngidi
  • Gert Barends
  • 1
  • 3
  • 8
  • 17
  • 18
  • 20
  • 22
  • 32
  • 33
  • 34
  • 35
  • 4
  • 5
  • 8
  • 11
  • 12
  • 20
  • 28
  • 33
  • 39
  • 42
  • 95
  • Happy Jele
  • Mpho Makola
  • Thabo Matlaba
  • Sifiso Myeni
  • Lehlohonolo Masalesa
  • Oupa Manyisa
  • Rooi Mahamutsa
  • Edwin Gyimah
  • Roger Majafa
  • Felipe Ovono
  • Kermit Erasmus
Substitutions
Substitutions
  • Lebohang Motumi
  • Tokelo Langa
  • Puleng Tlolane
  • Boban Bogere
  • Tshepo Tema
  • Pule Konopi
  • Thobani Mncwango
  • 5
  • 6
  • 10
  • 15
  • 23
  • 26
  • 27
  • 15
  • 25
  • 26
  • 34
  • 36
  • 40
  • 45
  • Thabo Qalinge
  • Thabo Rakhale
  • Menzi Masuku
  • Ntsikelelo Nyauza
  • Kenoshi Motshegwa
  • Siyabonga Mpontshane
  • Lehlohonolo Majoro

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