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As it happened: Sundowns v Pirates

2014-08-27 21:30
Last Updated at 22:04
27 Aug 22:06
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27 Aug 22:03

MATCH STATS

Sundowns 3   Shots On Target   Pirates 5

Sundowns 6   Shots Off Target  Pirates 6

Sundowns 6         Corners          Pirates 1

Sundowns 4           Fouls            Pirates 8

27 Aug 21:56

FULL TIME PSL SCORES

Amazulu 0 - 2 Bloem Celtic

Platinum Stars 0 - 3 Kaizer Chiefs

SuperSport United 1 - 2 Black Aces

University of Pretoria 0 - 1 Free State Stars

Mamelodi Sundowns 0 - 3 Orlando Pirates

Not one win for a home side tonight!

27 Aug 21:48

PIRATES WIN THEIR FIRST PSL GAME THIS SEASON

The win moves Pirates up to 8th still 7 points off leaders Kaizer Chiefs.  Sundowns drop to 14th.

27 Aug 21:46

SUNDOWNS 0 - 3 PIRATES

Pirates beat Sundowns away from home.  Sundown had their chances but were wasteful in front of goal.  Pirates counter attacking play tonight was sublime, and all their goals came from lightning quick counter attacks.  Erasmus's first goal is an early contender for goal of the season.

27 Aug 21:44

RED CARD FOR PIRATES

90+6' Mtlaba is sent off for an off the ball incident.  Mtlaba will receive a mandatory two match ban.

27 Aug 21:37
90'  We will have two minutes of added time.
27 Aug 21:37
86'  Jele booked for time wasting, hardly necessary with Pirates up by 3 goals.
27 Aug 21:33

PIRATES SUBSTITUTION

84' Myeni makes way for Nyauza.

27 Aug 21:29
81'  Sundowns have had 36% possession in the Pirates half, but they have not made it count. 
27 Aug 21:25
76'  Another great counter attacking goal, the third tonight.  Pirates break up a Sundowns attack and counter with great speed, the ball comes to Majoro who after almost losing the ball, launches an unstoppable left footed shot into the net.  
27 Aug 21:23
76' PIRATES SCORE
27 Aug 21:22
73' What a save by Meyiwa.  Sundowns work the ball to Pelembe who jinks, beats a defender and shoots, but saved!
27 Aug 21:19
72' Sundowns looking for a way back into this encounter, but the Pirates defense holding firm as they clear from the feet of Moriri as he looked to shoot.
27 Aug 21:15

PIRATES SUBSTITUTION

66'  Erasmus is replaced by Majoro.  Klate is replaced by Makola.

27 Aug 21:13
63'  It is that man again, Kermit Erasmus, again a lightning quick counter attack from Pirates after breaking up a Sundowns raid.  The ball finds it's way out to Erasmus on the left who outpaces his marker, Mweene comes out again and Erasmus slots the ball over him into an unguarded net.  Great goal again from the Buccaneers! 
27 Aug 21:10
63' PIRATES SCORE
27 Aug 21:08
60'  It's all Sundowns at the moment, Pirates seem to be sitting back and inviting them to attack.
27 Aug 21:04

SUNDOWNS SUBSTITUTION

57' Malajila replaces Niang

27 Aug 21:03
55'  Another chance for Sundowns as the ball is swung in from the right, Niang chests the ball down, but it gets away from him and keeper, Meyiwa scrambles it away.
27 Aug 20:59
48' Sundowns on the attack, Mahachi has his first touch since coming on leading to a goal mouth scramble which Pirates eventually clear. 
27 Aug 20:54

SUNDOWNS SUBSTITUTIONS 

46' Nthethe is on for Schut and Mahachi replaces Zungu.

27 Aug 20:52
SECOND HALF UNDERWAY
27 Aug 20:44

HALF TIME PSL SCORES

Amazulu 0 - 2 Bloem Celtic

Platinum Stars 0 - 2 Kaizer Chiefs

SuperSport United 0 - 0 Black Aces

University of Pretoria 0 - 0 Free State Stars

27 Aug 20:34
SUNDOWNS 0 - 1 PIRATES
27 Aug 20:33
45'  Sundowns free kick floated into the box, the keeper started coming, stopped and had the ball drop at his feet which he could not control, cleared with his feet eventually.
27 Aug 20:32
44'  Sundowns searching for an equaliser and have had most of the play the last few minutes, no real attempts on goal though.
27 Aug 20:24
36' Kermit Erasmus (Diving)
27 Aug 20:21
34'  Golden chance for Erasmus, he receives the ball in the box, turns and beats his defender and then shoots wide. 
27 Aug 20:20
32'  Brilliant interplay from Sundowns leads to a chance for Modise, but Meyiwa produces a fine save.  
27 Aug 20:17
29'  Crossbar again for Sundowns!  Moriri controls the ball in the area, brings it down with his chest and volleys, unfortunately he was denied by the woodwork.  That would have been some goal!
27 Aug 20:15
28'  Manyisa hits the post for Pirates, this game has really kicked into gear!  End to end action!
27 Aug 20:15
27' Action at both ends, first Kekana thunders a shot into the crossbar, Pirates quickly go the ball down the other end where Klate let fly, but it went wide.
27 Aug 20:13
26'  Pirates break up a Sundowns attack and counter attack with speed again, the ball finds Manyisa on the left, he cuts inside and has a shot, but it is tamely at Mweene.
27 Aug 20:11
24'  Sundowns with a decent attack on the right,  a blocked shot by Pelembe and Happy Jele clears for Pirates.
27 Aug 20:08
21' Sundowns trying to find a way back into the game, but they have not threatened so far tonight at all.
27 Aug 20:03
14'  Some goal that, Pirates break up a Sundowns attack and launch a lightning quick counter attack, the ball finds Erasmus out on the right, he runs towards goal and chips Mweene who had come off his line!  Pirates deserve their lead!
27 Aug 20:01
Kermit Erasmus is the scorer.
27 Aug 20:00
PIRATES SCORE!
27 Aug 19:58
11' Both teams still feeling each other out, but Pirates are shading it in the possession stakes.  They are patiently passing it around trying for a way through, they have some good width tonight.
27 Aug 19:54
5'  Pirates with a good spell of possession, but Sundowns eventually clear.
27 Aug 19:51
3'  What a chance for Pirates, Matlaba heads wide from a corner after he rose high above his marker.  
27 Aug 19:47

AND WE ARE UNDERWAY!

Robert Smith blows his whistle and Pirates kick off, attacking from left to right.

27 Aug 19:42

ALMOST UNDERWAY!

The teams have come onto the field.  The last five matches between these two teams have been won by the away team, with Pirates winning twice at Loftus last season.

27 Aug 19:32

KICK OFF DELAYED TILL 19h45

Kick off has been delayed as there are still fans entering the stadium.  

27 Aug 19:29

PIRATES YET TO WIN THIS SEASON IN THE PSL

The Buccaneers sit in a lowly 13th place on the log, without a win this season.  They will want to change that tonight!

27 Aug 19:27

SUNDOWNS NEED A WIN

Having played three games this season and with a full house of results so far, Sundowns need a win tonight to kick start their title defence.

 
  • Thabo Matlaba shown a red card for violent conduct.

  • 89'

    Thabo Matlaba has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.

  • 86'

    Oupa Manyisa concedes a free kick for a foul on Tsholofelo Modise. Free kick taken by Tsholofelo Modise.

  • 86'

    A cross is delivered by Tsholofelo Modise.

  • 86'

    Tebogo Langerman has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.

  • 84'

    Happy Jele goes into the book for time wasting.

  • 83'

    (Orlando Pirates) makes a substitution, with Ntsikelelo Nyauza coming on for Sifiso Myeni.

  • 79'

    Elias Pelembe delivers the ball.

  • 75'

    Issa Sarr gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Elias Pelembe. Elias Pelembe restarts play with the free kick.

  • 77'

    Mpho Makola fouled by Tsholofelo Modise, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Thabo Matlaba.

  • 73'

    Elias Pelembe takes a shot. Senzo Meyiwa turns it away with a finger tip save. Corner taken by Elias Pelembe from the right by-line. Clearance by Issa Sarr. Short corner worked by Elias Pelembe.

  • 74'

    Lehlohonolo Majoro scores a left footed goal. Mamelodi Sundowns 0-3 Orlando Pirates.

  • 69'

    The ball is sent over by Ramahlwe Mphahlele. Clearance made by Mpho Makola. Corner from the right by-line taken by Elias Pelembe.

  • 72'

    Hlompo Kekana crosses the ball dead.

  • 68'

    Sifiso Myeni delivers the ball.

  • 69'

    The ball is swung over by Happy Jele.

  • 61'

    The assist for the goal came from Daine Klate. Kermit Erasmus slots the ball right footed into the goal. Mamelodi Sundowns 0-2 Orlando Pirates.Shot by Kermit Erasmus missed to the left of the target. (Orlando Pirates) makes a substitution, with Mpho Makola coming on for Daine Klate. Corner taken by Kermit Erasmus.

  • 67'

    Lehlohonolo Majoro replaces Kermit Erasmus.

  • 62'

    Kermit Erasmus scores with a right foot finish. Mamelodi Sundowns 0-2 Orlando Pirates.Shot by Kermit Erasmus missed to the left of goal. Daine Klate leaves the field to be replaced by Mpho Makola. Corner taken by Kermit Erasmus.

  • 61'

    Daine Klate takes a shot. Ramahlwe Mphahlele gets a block in.

  • 58'

    Happy Jele concedes a free kick for a foul on Hlompo Kekana. Ramahlwe Mphahlele takes the free kick.

  • 59'

    The ball is sent over by Kuda Mahachi.

  • 55'

    Hlompo Kekana fouled by Sifiso Myeni, the ref awards a free kick. Cuthbert Malajila joins the action as a substitute, replacing Mame Niang. Hlompo Kekana restarts play with the free kick.

  • 57'

    Tsholofelo Modise takes a shot. Senzo Meyiwa safely holds on.

  • 52'

    The offside flag is raised against Kuda Mahachi. Ayanda Gcaba takes the free kick.

  • 53'

    The ball is swung over by Kuda Mahachi.

  • 48'

    The assistant referee flags for offside against Mame Niang. Senzo Meyiwa takes the free kick.

  • 49'

    The assistant referee flags for offside against Elias Pelembe. Senzo Meyiwa takes the free kick.

  • 51'

    Unfair challenge on Thandani Ntshumayelo by Mame Niang results in a free kick. Kermit Erasmus takes the free kick.

  • 45'

    The official flags Mame Niang offside. Senzo Meyiwa restarts play with the free kick.

  • 47'

    Foul by Thandani Ntshumayelo on Elias Pelembe, free kick awarded. Mario Booysen restarts play with the free kick.

  • 45'

    The game restarts for the second half.

  • 44'

    Sifiso Myeni gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tebogo Langerman. Tsholofelo Modise crosses the ball in from the free kick. Clearance made by Thabo Matlaba.

  • Hlompo Kekana takes a shot.

  • 41'

    Corner taken by Tsholofelo Modise from the left by-line. Clearance made by Issa Sarr. Corner taken by Tsholofelo Modise from the left by-line.

  • 42'

    Corner taken by Tsholofelo Modise. Senzo Meyiwa punches the ball.

  • 39'

    Ramahlwe Mphahlele produces a cross.

  • 40'

    Thandani Ntshumayelo takes a shot and went wide left of the net.

  • 37'

    Shot by Mame Niang missed to the left of goal.

  • 35'

    The referee blows for offside. Senzo Meyiwa takes the free kick.

  • 35'

    Kermit Erasmus concedes a free kick for a foul on Elias Pelembe. Kermit Erasmus booked. Free kick taken by Bongani Zungu.

  • 32'

    Header at goal by Mame Niang misses to the right.

  • 33'

    Shot by Kermit Erasmus went wide of the right-hand upright.

  • 34'

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Kermit Erasmus on Hlompo Kekana. Free kick taken by Hlompo Kekana.

  • 31'

    Tsholofelo Modise takes a shot. Fine finger tip save by Senzo Meyiwa.Corner from the left by-line taken by Tsholofelo Modise. Senzo Meyiwa punches the ball.

  • 32'

    The ball is sent over by Thabo Matlaba.

  • 32'

    Bongani Zungu delivers the ball. Thabo Matlaba manages to make a clearance.

  • 28'

    Surprise Moriri takes a shot.

  • 26'

    Shot by Thandani Ntshumayelo went wide right of the target.

  • 27'

    Oupa Manyisa takes a shot and went wide right of the target.

  • 28'

    The referee blows for offside against Hlompo Kekana. Senzo Meyiwa restarts play with the free kick.

  • 24'

    Thabo Matlaba takes a shot. Kennedy Mweene safely holds on.

  • 26'

    Hlompo Kekana takes a shot.

  • 20'

    Foul by Hlompo Kekana on Daine Klate, free kick awarded. Ayanda Gcaba restarts play with the free kick.

  • 24'

    A cross is delivered by Tebogo Langerman.

  • 20'

    Ramahlwe Mphahlele sends in a cross. Clearance made by Thabo Matlaba. Corner from the right by-line taken by Elias Pelembe.

  • 15'

    Foul by Issa Sarr on Tsholofelo Modise, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Hlompo Kekana.

  • 16'

    Issa Sarr fouled by Mame Niang, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Thandani Ntshumayelo.

  • 13'

    Assist by Thandani Ntshumayelo. Kermit Erasmus slots the ball right footed into the goal. Mamelodi Sundowns 0-1 Orlando Pirates.

  • 11'

    Daine Klate challenges Hlompo Kekana unfairly and gives away a free kick. Elias Pelembe restarts play with the free kick.

  • 12'

    Alje Schut takes a shot and missed to the right of the target.

  • 3'

    Corner taken by Kermit Erasmus. Header by Ayanda Gcaba misses right.

  • 0'

    Surprise Moriri gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Issa Sarr. Ayanda Gcaba takes the free kick.

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Mamelodi Sundowns Orlando Pirates
  • 0 Goals 3
    • 14' Erasmus
    • 63' Erasmus
    • 75' Majoro
  • 0 Yellow Cards 2
    • 36' Erasmus
    • 85' Jele
  • 0 Red Cards 1
    • 90' Matlaba
Team Line-ups
  • Kennedy Mweene
  • Tebogo Langerman
  • Elias Pelembe
  • Hlompho Kekana
  • Teko Modise
  • Surprise Moriri
  • Ramahlwe Mphahlele
  • Alje Schut
  • Mame Niang
  • Mario Booysen
  • Bongani Zungu
  • 1
  • 4
  • 7
  • 8
  • 10
  • 14
  • 16
  • 17
  • 29
  • 33
  • 34
  • 1
  • 2
  • 4
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 11
  • 20
  • 20
  • 21
  • 95
  • Senzo Meyiwa
  • Ayanda Gcaba
  • Happy Jele
  • Thandani Ntshumayelo
  • Daine Klate
  • Thabo Matlaba
  • Sifiso Myeni
  • Issa Sarr
  • Oupa Manyisa
  • Siyabonga Sangweni
  • Kermit Erasmus
Substitutions
  • 5
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 28
  • 34
  • 45
  • Mpho Makola
  • Thabo Qalinge
  • Brighton Mhlongo
  • Lennox Bacela
  • Rooi Mahamutsa
  • Ntsikelelo Nyauza
  • Lehlohonolo Majoro

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