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2016/09/27 | 19:30 |  South African PSL | Orlando Stadium, Soweto |  Full Time
Absa Premiership

As it happened: Pirates v Stars

2016-09-27 21:30
Last Updated at 18:37
27 Sep 21:30

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27 Sep 21:29
Man of the Match: Brighton Mhlongo
27 Sep 21:28
Full-time: Orlando Pirates 1-1 Platinum Stars
27 Sep 21:27
93' The referee blows his whistle and brings the match to an end.
27 Sep 21:26
Kunene heads Stars back into the game from a corner.
27 Sep 21:25
27 Sep 21:25
90' Mhlongo punches away Ng'ambi's volley from inside the box for corner.
27 Sep 21:24
90' Three minutes of additional time added on.
27 Sep 21:20
88' Kunene comes on for Mere.
27 Sep 21:17
85' Ndoro is put into space by Kutumela but he shoots wide despite a number of options he had to his left.
27 Sep 21:15
83' Dikwena substitute: Shilongo comes on for Botes.
27 Sep 21:13
79' Pirates playing with urgency at the moment as Ndoro comes close to getting his 6th of the season.
27 Sep 21:06
Kutumela makes it 1-0 with a superb bended free-kick after being fouled on the edge of the box.
27 Sep 21:04
27 Sep 21:01
72' Stars sustitution: Msomi comes on for De Jongh
27 Sep 20:57

69' MABENAAAA! Brighton Mhlongo beaten as Ndumiso Mabena puts his laces through the ball and hits the upright.

Best chance of the game!

27 Sep 20:55
66' Substitution for Pirates. Makudubela replaces Sikhakhane
27 Sep 20:53
63' Matlaba finds himself in the 18th area and his headed effort following a perfect cross, is just off target. 
27 Sep 20:51
60' Fresh legs is just what Pirates needed as it seem with Kutumela bursting with energy as he puts Mzimela to the test but the keeper makes no mistake as grounds it.
27 Sep 20:43
55' Strange decision to withdraw the midfielder as he has been the one creating the runs and making space for the deeper midfielders to send long through balls. Must be fatigue? 
27 Sep 20:41

54' Morrison comes off for Kutumela.

27 Sep 20:35

47' Botes rises Sarr in the 18th area as a teasing cross comes in, the striker heads it just wide of the post.

Close one!

27 Sep 20:33
45' Dikwena get the second-half underway.
27 Sep 20:16
46' After a minute of stoppage time, the referee brings the first half to a close.
27 Sep 20:16
43' A very dull first-half as it closes into half-time. Both sides would feel dissapointed.
27 Sep 20:13
40' Score still sits at 0-0 a piece.
27 Sep 20:07
33' Mabena with a chance to give Pirates a headache but his effort goes wide following a shot outside the box.
27 Sep 20:06
29' Another long-range shot from N'Gambi as his effort goes wide of the post.
27 Sep 20:00

26' Morrison on the end of another attack which draws a free-kick outside the box.

The free-kick is delivered into the path of Sarr and it rebounds to Sikhakhane, who smashes it into the Stars' defenders with a left footed half-volley.

27 Sep 19:54
22' MANYISA! First real threat from Pirates as Matlaba lays it off for the captain and his strike makes the keeper dive but effort is just wide. 
27 Sep 19:53
18' A very underwhelming 18 minutes from Pirates, need to do much better in midfield in terms of creating. Stars have to turn their possession of the ball into a goal. 
27 Sep 19:44
13' Robert N'gambi with a warning strike at goal which goes slightly wide. Poor defending from Issa Sarr as his clearance fell into the path of the midfielder.
27 Sep 19:41
6' Pirates on the receiving end of the pressure as the Buccaneers are welcoming the Stars attack. However, Dikwena not using all their possession wisely.
27 Sep 19:36
4' Mobara playing in the midfield which seems to be a strong five with the wing-backs stretching the field of play.
27 Sep 19:34
2' Botes stopped in his tracks as he darts forward with pace but Jele is strong and puts a great tackle in.
27 Sep 19:30
1' Morrison and Ndoro gets the first-half started at Orlando Stadium...
27 Sep 19:29
Teams are walking out the tunnel and the pre-match proceedings are about to take place.
27 Sep 19:27

Orlando Pirates XI: Mhlongo, Matlaba, Chabalala, Jele, Sikhakhane, Sarr, Mobara, Makola, Manyisa, Morrison, Ndoro.

Substitute bench: Mabokgwane, Gcaba, Gyimah, Kutumela, Makudubela, Nkosi, Phungwayo.

Platinum Stars XI: Mzimela, Mnguni, Nhlapo, Mlilo, Zulu, Mathe, De Jongh, Mere, Ng'ambi, Mabena, Botes.

Substitute bench: Hoffman, Senne, Kunene, Tshabalala, Sithole, Msomi, Shilongo.

27 Sep 11:50
***KICK-OFF IS AT 19:30***
27 Sep 11:49
The teams have not played out a goalless draw in any of their last 11 league meetings.
27 Sep 11:49
Last season Dikwena took four points off the Buccaneers, drawing 1-1 in Soweto before claiming a 2-1 win in the return game in Rustenburg.
27 Sep 11:49
Pirates have won six of their 13 home league matches against Stars, suffering just one defeat in the process.
27 Sep 11:49
The Buccaneers have 14 wins compared to two for Dikwena, while 10 matches have been drawn.
27 Sep 11:48
In head-to-head stats, Pirates and Stars have met in 26 league matches since 2003/04.
27 Sep 11:48
Dikwena are placed ninth on the Absa Premiership log with four points from three matches.
  • 90'

    The game is over, as the referee blows the whistle.

  • 89'

    Corner from the left by-line taken by Ndumiso Mabena. Thobani Kunene scores with a header. Orlando Pirates 1-1 Platinum Stars.Ndumiso Mabena provided the assist for the goal.

  • 89'

    Issa Sarr gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sibusiso Msomi. Sphiwe Mnguni restarts play with the free kick.

  • 88'

    Foul by Issa Sarr on Ndumiso Mabena, free kick awarded. Siyabonga Zulu takes the free kick.

  • 87'

    Vuyo Mere goes off and Thobani Kunene comes on.

  • 85'

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Vuyo Mere on Tendai Ndoro. Mpho Makola restarts play with the free kick.

  • 83'

    Edwin Gyimah replaces Abbubaker Mobara.

  • 82'

    Henrico Botes leaves the field to be replaced by Benson Shilongo.

  • 79'

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

  • 78'

    Corner taken by Ndumiso Mabena from the left by-line. Thabo Matlaba manages to make a clearance.

  • 77'

    Foul by Abbubaker Mobara on Robert Ng'ambi, free kick awarded. Ndumiso Mabena produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick. Fine finger tip save by Brighton Mhlongo.

  • 75'

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Sphamandla Mlilo on Abbubaker Mobara. Sphamandla Mlilo is cautioned. Thabiso Kutumela hits the back of the net with a direct shot from the free kick. Orlando Pirates 1-0 Platinum Stars.

  • 71'

    awarded for an unfair challenge on Oupa Manyisa by Robert Ng'ambi. Sibusiso Msomi on for Ryan De Jongh.

  • 69'

    Ndumiso Mabena has an effort at goal. Brighton Mhlongo parries the effort to safety.

  • 68'

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tendai Ndoro by Isaac Nhlapo. Free kick taken by Justice Chabalala.

  • 67'

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Robert Ng'ambi on Oupa Manyisa. Oupa Manyisa restarts play with the free kick.

  • 65'

    Mahlatse Makudubela comes on in place of Thembela Sikhakhane.

  • 64'

    Corner taken by Ndumiso Mabena. Abbubaker Mobara manages to make a clearance.

  • 63'

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Happy Jele by Ndumiso Mabena. Abbubaker Mobara restarts play with the free kick.

  • 61'

    Happy Jele gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Henrico Botes. Ndumiso Mabena restarts play with the free kick.

  • 59'

    Siyabonga Zulu gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Oupa Manyisa. Free kick taken by Oupa Manyisa.

  • 58'

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

  • 52'

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Abbubaker Mobara by Henrico Botes. Brighton Mhlongo takes the free kick.

  • 54'

    (Orlando Pirates) makes a substitution, with Thabiso Kutumela coming on for Bernard Morrison.

  • 45'

    The referee blows the whistle to start the second half.

  • 50'

    Solomon Mathe challenges Thembela Sikhakhane unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Mpho Makola.

  • 46'

    Corner taken by Solomon Mathe.

  • 45'

    The referee blows for half time.

  • 39'

    Shot by Thabo Matlaba went wide of the right-hand post.

  • 38'

    Robert Ng'ambi takes a shot and cleared the bar.

  • 37'

    Thembela Sikhakhane fouled by Solomon Mathe, the ref awards a free kick. Thembela Sikhakhane takes the free kick.

  • 35'

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Isaac Nhlapo on Bernard Morrison. Thabo Matlaba takes the free kick.

  • 36'

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Mpho Makola on Robert Ng'ambi. Solomon Mathe restarts play with the free kick.

  • 34'

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Solomon Mathe on Mpho Makola. Mpho Makola takes the free kick.

  • 31'

    Corner taken by Mpho Makola.

  • 30'

    Solomon Mathe has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.

  • 29'

    Short corner taken by Ndumiso Mabena.

  • 27'

    Corner taken short by Oupa Manyisa.

  • 28'

    Shot by Robert Ng'ambi went wide left of the goal.

  • 26'

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Solomon Mathe by Issa Sarr. Free kick taken by Ryan De Jongh.

  • 23'

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Vuyo Mere on Bernard Morrison. Mpho Makola takes the free kick.

  • 22'

    Thabo Matlaba takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.

  • 13'

    Unfair challenge on Siyabonga Zulu by Bernard Morrison results in a free kick. Siyabonga Zulu restarts play with the free kick.

  • 13'

    Unfair challenge on Happy Jele by Henrico Botes results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Brighton Mhlongo.

  • 12'

    Robert Ng'ambi has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.

  • 10'

    Foul by Bernard Morrison on Isaac Nhlapo, free kick awarded. Solomon Mathe takes the free kick.

  • 0'

    Unfair challenge on Oupa Manyisa by Ryan De Jongh results in a free kick. Thabo Matlaba takes the free kick.

  • 0'

    The referee gets the game underway.

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Orlando Pirates Platinum Stars
  • 1 Goals 1
    • 76' Thabiso Kutumela
    • 90' Thobani Kunene
  • 0 Yellow Cards 1
    • 75' Sphamandla Mlilo
  • 0 Red Cards 0
Team Line-ups
  • Brighton Mhlongo
  • Happy Jele
  • Mpho Makola
  • Tendai Ndoro
  • Thabo Matlaba
  • Bernard Morrison
  • Issa Sarr
  • Justice Chabalala
  • Oupa Manyisa
  • Thembela Sikhakhane
  • Abbubaker Mobara
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  • 12
  • 18
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  • 20
  • 30
  • 45
  • 2
  • 3
  • 9
  • 10
  • 12
  • 18
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • 25
  • 31
  • Vuyo Mere
  • Sphamandla Mlilo
  • Henrico Botes
  • Ndumiso Mabena
  • Solomon Mathe
  • Ryan De Jongh
  • Siyabonga Zulu
  • Robert Ng'ambi
  • Sphiwe Mnguni
  • Isaac Nhlapo
  • Mbongeni Mzimela
  • Ayanda Gcaba
  • Jackson Mabokgwane
  • Ayanda Nkosi
  • Patrick Phungwayo
  • Mahlatse Makudubela
  • Thabiso Kutumela
  • Edwin Gyimah
  • 2
  • 16
  • 17
  • 21
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  • 24
  • 33
  • 1
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  • 11
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • Steven Hoffman
  • Siphiwe Sithole
  • Benson Shilongo
  • Sipho Senne
  • Thobani Kunene
  • Tintswalo Tshabalala
  • Sibusiso Msomi

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