Absa Premiership

As it happened: Sundowns v Wits

2014-10-18 20:00
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18 Oct 19:58
Jabulani Shognwe named Man of the Match
18 Oct 19:55


Sundowns 0-0 Wits. A very competitive encounter. Very stubborn in midfield from both sides. 

18 Oct 19:54
93' Katango tries a long range shot. Very wide. 
18 Oct 19:54
A minute left. Sundowns throwing everything at Wits. 
18 Oct 19:52
Mame Niang comes on for Cuthbert
18 Oct 19:52
90' Pelembe puts a great cross in. No heads on it!
18 Oct 19:51
90' four minutes of stoppage time added on
18 Oct 19:49
89' Katango coming on for Doutie.
18 Oct 19:48
86' Doutie with more great work down the right, his cross is well claimed by the Mweene. A quick counter by Sundowns, weak effort at Josephs.
18 Oct 19:47
Slimkat receiving medical attention after that save.
18 Oct 19:46
84' Sundowns beginning to threat. Josephs makes an exceptional save. Great effort by Pelembe. Overlap of players with Modise running to his left but he opted to shoot.
18 Oct 19:44
82' Great chance here for Sundowns. Josephs gets down well to keep out Billiat's effort.
18 Oct 19:43
82' Doutie's corner safely taken by Mweene. Mamelodi Sundowns 0 - 0 Bidvest Wits
18 Oct 19:42
80' Mweene claims comfortably and sets Sundowns on the counter.
18 Oct 19:40
79' Cuthbert is flagged for being offside. 
18 Oct 19:37
75' Cuthbert smelling another PSL headed goal. He tries Josephs again. His effort just wide. 
18 Oct 19:34
73' "the cream is beginning to come on top" voices the commentary. Sundowns and Wits opening up now. 
18 Oct 19:32
71' Kekana knocks out a corner-kick cross from Doutie. 
18 Oct 19:30
69' Mkhwanazi gets a beautifully lofted cross from Doutie from a dead-ball situation. He heads it on top of the cross-bar. 
18 Oct 19:27
Zungu off for Billiat
18 Oct 19:27
Vilakazi off for Ncgobo
18 Oct 19:27
65' Kekana brings Doutie down. Free-kick. Now for changes...
18 Oct 19:25
25 minutes left!
18 Oct 19:24
64' Modise back on the field
18 Oct 19:24
Sundowns have won 17 of their 28 home matches against Wits, suffering just four defeats in the process.
18 Oct 19:23
The former Bafana midfielder off the field for treatment. 
18 Oct 19:23
Modise is the most challenged player on the field. 
18 Oct 19:22
61' Ntshangase a wild challenge on Modise. And he gets a booking. 
18 Oct 19:21
In head-to-head stats, Sundowns and Wits have met in 57 league matches since 1985. The Brazilians have claimed 31 wins compared to 15 for the Clever Boys, while 11 matches have been drawn.
18 Oct 19:19
Hunt matching Mosimane's change. Chess type of encounter. 
18 Oct 19:19
Zuke off for Irwin Isaacs
18 Oct 19:16
Good change by Pitso. Zwane can give them more width and pace. 
18 Oct 19:16
54' Themba Zwane comes on for Uzoenyi.
18 Oct 19:13
51' Zuke's powerful volley deflects out for a corner. Hand-ball appeal not even the slightest movement by the ref.  
18 Oct 19:11
50 minutes gone. Both sides still goalless. 
18 Oct 19:09
48' Kekana strikes it and it just carries over Josephs goal. 
18 Oct 19:09
47' Free-kick opportunity for Sundowns.
18 Oct 19:06
Second-half start...
18 Oct 18:51
18 Oct 18:51
45' Hlatshwayo has to play catch with Modise in the dying seconds of the first half to stop the former Bafana midfielder who was in a goal bound position. 
18 Oct 18:49
45' Zuke gets a booking on a challenge Langerman
18 Oct 18:48
44' Langeman crosses a ball in for Cuthbert with another long range effort of a header. Josephs hold on tightly!!
18 Oct 18:43
40' Hlatshwayo gets a booking after several challenges on Modise. The referee finally gives in.
18 Oct 18:36
32' Hlatshwayo, Modise at it again. Professional fouls being made by Wits on a constant. 
18 Oct 18:35
How tactical can this encounter get?
18 Oct 18:33
29' Vilakazi finds newly Bafana call-up Nhlapo as he tries to take on Langeman but the defender is doing well and strong.
18 Oct 18:32
27' Kekana tries a very ambitious effort from the half-way mark low and hard. If you don't know the player has a deft right foot. 

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