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Giovanni Solinas: "Very painful loss and very disappointing to lose the derby. But this is football. The guys were fighting until the last second but we couldn't do it.
"Football is about details and today the details went for Pirates."
Milutin Sredojevic: "Credit to the players they applied themselves and for the work they put in."We were looking to be patient in the build-up as a way of defending.
A good match against a very good opponent. I think we deserve a place in the finals.
Man of the Match: Xola Mlambo
"The guys put in a great push to seal the win, it's not easy playing against Chiefs twice in two week.
I play with great midfielders such as Musa and kutumela who is a great 10, and we dominated if I could say so."
The man of the match has to be Vincent Pule #TKO2018— Thabo Lephoto (@ThaboT_style) November 24, 2018
The man of the match has to be Vincent Pule #TKO2018
Guys Am Speechless This Orlando Pirates Is Too Much No Manh #TKO2018 #SowetoDerby #OnceAlways #UpTheBucs #TseNtsho— MANUEL# Bucks & Spurs (@manuel_matamela) November 24, 2018
Guys Am Speechless This Orlando Pirates Is Too Much No Manh #TKO2018 #SowetoDerby #OnceAlways #UpTheBucs #TseNtsho
Bobby and the rest of management should just step down, No Quality players, Coach who is inconsistency.#TKO2018— Isaac Mnguni (@Isaac_Mnguni) November 24, 2018
Bobby and the rest of management should just step down, No Quality players, Coach who is inconsistency.#TKO2018
#TKO2018 #SowetoDerby black Friday yesterday...today is Black Saturday ????? hola @orlandopirates— Khumbulani (@IamZOTSHO) November 24, 2018
#TKO2018 #SowetoDerby black Friday yesterday...today is Black Saturday ????? hola @orlandopirates
FULL-TIME: Kaizer Chiefs 1-2 Orlando Pirates
Pirates book a place in the Telkom Knockout final with a late Justin Shonga goal clinching an impressive win!
Shonga misses the ball completely, falls down and still gets up and scores. All this happens in front of a BafanaBafana defender, Mphahlele. @KaizerChiefs is a joke ????????At least I'm winning cos I placed my bet on Pitates ??#TKO2018#SowetoDerby— NgwatoMakgata-Gadafi (@Ngwato10111) November 24, 2018
Shonga misses the ball completely, falls down and still gets up and scores. All this happens in front of a BafanaBafana defender, Mphahlele. @KaizerChiefs is a joke ????????At least I'm winning cos I placed my bet on Pitates ??#TKO2018#SowetoDerby
86' Ngezana escapes a booking for throwing an elbow out at Shonga in frustration.
Shonga is down and receiving treatment.
83' Kaizer Chiefs 1-2 Orlando Pirates
GOAL!!! GOAL!!!! Justin Shonga gives Pirates the lead with a low left-footed shot past Itumeleng Khune!
77' Pule gives away a free-kick on the right flank in a dangerous position for Chiefs with the Pirates players wanting a second booking.
A poor set-piece releases the pressure for Pirates.
We expect another goal here with Parker on board#TKO2018— Rail Ambassador (@TrainUpdater) November 24, 2018
We expect another goal here with Parker on board#TKO2018
This Vincent Pule boy is dangerous. #SowetoDerby #TKO2018— Khetha Mkhize (@Khetha) November 24, 2018
This Vincent Pule boy is dangerous. #SowetoDerby #TKO2018
Okay Pule is a problem #TKO2018— S’thembiso Gamede (@StheeReloaded) November 24, 2018
Okay Pule is a problem #TKO2018
54' Booysen concedes a corner with Shonga standing over the ball.
The ball drops th Mlambo who RIPS IT against the frame of the goal from 35-yards out!!
46' Kaizer Chiefs 1-1 Orlando Pirates
We're back underway in the second-half!
#TKO2018 Update: Half-Time@KaizerChiefs 1 - 1 @orlandopirates #SABCFootball #SowetoDeby pic.twitter.com/z0AVlTrzkS— SABC Sport (@SPORTATSABC) November 24, 2018
#TKO2018 Update: Half-Time@KaizerChiefs 1 - 1 @orlandopirates #SABCFootball #SowetoDeby pic.twitter.com/z0AVlTrzkS
HALFTIME: We are all square at the break after a great first half! Lorch gave Pirates the lead before Castro equalised for Chiefs! @KaizerChiefs 1 @OrlandoPirates 1 #TKO2018 #SowetoDerby— Telkom (@TelkomZA) November 24, 2018
HALFTIME: We are all square at the break after a great first half! Lorch gave Pirates the lead before Castro equalised for Chiefs! @KaizerChiefs 1 @OrlandoPirates 1 #TKO2018 #SowetoDerby
#TKO2018 What is sad about Chiefs theres no one to change the game even if we play Bisto, our bench is weak like our standing eleven.??— Gabiyeza (@_Zwelilungile) November 24, 2018
#TKO2018 What is sad about Chiefs theres no one to change the game even if we play Bisto, our bench is weak like our standing eleven.??
What a half by PULE. Crown jewel of Pirates boi!??? #TKO2018— Mr. Dladla (@A_Dladla) November 24, 2018
What a half by PULE. Crown jewel of Pirates boi!??? #TKO2018
HALF-TIME: Kaizer Chiefs 1-1 Orlando Pirates
An exciting first-half with Castro levelling matters after Lorch gave Pirates an early lead!
Its very sad how poor @KaizerChiefs players are with their decision making when they have the ball and their first touch, for a big team like them to fail to complete 2 passes together. Hope its not fatigue #TKO2018 #SSDiski— OKSI (@BenniGeeGas) November 24, 2018
Its very sad how poor @KaizerChiefs players are with their decision making when they have the ball and their first touch, for a big team like them to fail to complete 2 passes together. Hope its not fatigue #TKO2018 #SSDiski
37' - After a hectic first 30 minutes in the game things have calmed down a little. Pirates are seeing more of the possession, while Chiefs are battling to string passes together. @KaizerChiefs 1 @OrlandoPirates 1 #TKO2018 #SowetoDerby— Telkom (@TelkomZA) November 24, 2018
37' - After a hectic first 30 minutes in the game things have calmed down a little. Pirates are seeing more of the possession, while Chiefs are battling to string passes together. @KaizerChiefs 1 @OrlandoPirates 1 #TKO2018 #SowetoDerby
FULL TIME! Orlando Pirates progress to the final of the Telkom Knockout after a 2-1 win against Kaizer Chiefs. The sides went in level at half-time after goals from Lorch and Castro, but Shonga's 84th-minute goal proved to be the winner.
CHANCE FOR CHIEFS! With Booysen now playing up front, he misses a sitter after Billiat's bicycle kick goes across the box.
SUB: Caio Marcelo replaces Thembinkosi Lorch for Orlando Pirates.
Pirates keep the ball well in the final third. Shonga tries a curler, but his powerful shot goes just wide.
SUB: Mpho Makola replaces Vincent Pule for Orlando Pirates.
Referee Tinyani indicates that four additional minutes will be played.
CHANCE! Mabokgwane is all-at-sea from a corner, and when Maluleka crosses into the box, Castro heads over from close range. That's a great chance for Chiefs to equalise.
Ngezana is lucky not to be red carded as he throws an elbow into Shonga's stomach. Frustration is boiling over here for Amakhosi.
SUB: Kabelo Mahlasela comes on to replace Dumisani Zuma for Kaizer Chiefs.
Mulenga's cross from the right flank found Shonga, who missed his bicycle kick, but he jumped to his feet, beat Mphahlele and fired past Khune with his left foot. Excellent goal.
GOAL FOR PIRATES!!! Shonga gives his side the lead here!!! Kaizer Chiefs 1-2 Orlando Pirates.
Pule tries his luck from distance, but the shot goes miles wide.
Pule brings down Mphahlele on Chiefs' right flank. That's his third foul since his yellow card and the Chiefs players think he should be sent off. Will Bucs take him off to protect him from a red card now?
Pule takes on Mphahlele and draws a corner for his side. However, Shonga's deliver is easily cleared.
Chiefs win a corner which Maluleka delivers, but Munetsi heads the ball clear for a second corner.
Score update: Kaizer Chiefs 1-1 Orlando Pirates. A reminder that if there is no winner after 90 minutes, we will have extra time and then penalties if needed.
SUB: Bernard Parker replaces Lebogang Manyama for Kaizer Chiefs.
SUB: Augustine Mulenga replaces Thabiso Kutumela for Orlando Pirates.
Pule makes a lovely turn in midfield and looks to play in Shonga, but Mphahlele beats the Zambian striker to the ball and clears.
From the ensuing corner, Ngezana and Munetsi collide in the box. The Chiefs man is down getting some attention from the Bucs medical staff.
Shonga receives the ball in the box after good play by Lorch, but Katsande blocks the shot. Corner to Pirates.
Chance! Pirates go close as Pule receives the ball on the right, beats Walusimbi and fires a ball across goal, but it narrowly misses Shonga with the goal gaping.
Chiefs cause problems from the resulting set play as Mabokgwane looks unconvincing when trying to punch. Booysen smashes a shot wide of goal from the follow-up.
Yellow! Mbekile goes into the book for Pirates as he slid in on Manyama after a loose pass by Munetsi.
The resulting corner breaks to Mlambo who hits the frame of the goal from 30 yards out, but Khune had the shot covered.
Pirates patiently circulate the ball, and it ends with a corner as Lorch's cross is blocked. Can they make these set-plays count?
Billiat is down receiving treatment. That was a poor challenge on him.
Yellow! Jele is booked for a challenge from behind on Billiat.
Pirates have started this half with lots of possession, as Chiefs sit off and try to absorb pressure.
The second half is underway here.
The referee blows the whistle for half-time here. Lorch gave Pirates the lead in the 13th minute, before Leonardo Castro's 18th-minute equaliser.
Yellow! Lorch goes into the book after that incident, possibly for dissent.
Yellow! Katsande makes a hard challenge from behind on Mlambo and goes into the referee's book. Mlambo is down receiving treatment.
The referee indicates that three additional minutes will be played at the end of the first half.
Zuma switches over to the left, cuts inside and tries a shot, but it goes harmlessly past the post.
Mbekile brings down Walusimbi. That is the umpteenth foul of the game as both sides look to disrupt the rhythm of their opponents.
Kutumela is down receiving treatment after Ngezana caught him late. The referee didn't see the challenge.
With just over five minutes before half-time, we have a fascinating tactical battle here.
Manyama tries a killer pass for Castro, but it's overhit and runs through to Mabokgwane. Manyama is struggling to impact this game so far.
Score update: Kaizer Chiefs 1-1 Orlando Pirates.
Kutumela brings down Manyama, and the former Cape Town City man needs some treatment.
Pirates link up very well on the left flank again, but Maela's cross is wayward and goes straight out for a goal-kick.
A nervous moment from Booysen gives Shonga a chance to shoot, but the attempt is deflected out for a corner to Pirates.
Pirates have a half-chance as Lorch's inswinging cross from the left nearly finds Pule at the back post. Walusimbi had lost his man!
Chiefs are playing some risky passes in midfield, and twice Pirates nearly get the chance to attack on the transition. They need to be careful on this playing surface.
Chiefs appeal for a penalty as Manyama goes down in the box, but the referee waves away the calls.
GOAL!!! Kaizer Chiefs are level through Leonardo Castro! Billiat drops deep on the left to pick up the ball, he chips towards Castro, and with both Jele and Mabokgwane misjudging the bouncing ball, the Colombian striker nips in to equalise.
Some lovely passing by Pirates sees Pule receive from Mlambo on the right. He cuts inside and fires a shot, but Khune saves after an initial fumble.
That goal came on a counter attack. Mabokgwane kick found Pule, with Booysen missing his clearance. The Bucs winger played a lovely pass with the outside of his boot from the right flank and Lorch fired home. Kaizer Chiefs 0-1 Orlando Pirates.
GOAL!!! Orlando Pirates have taken the lead!!! Thembinkosi Lorch coverts Vincent Pule's to give Bucs the lead.
Pule clips Maluleka and gives away a freekick. He must be careful having already been booked.
Manyama catches Mbekile and is lucky to escape a yellow card.
Good play on the left from Zuma and Walusimbi sees the latter deliver a cross. Pirates' goalkeeper, Mabokgwane has a nervous moment and fumbles the cross, but no Chiefs player is on hand to benefit.
Pule is down receiving treatment after injuring himself in that challenge.
Yellow! Chiefs counter-attack, and Pule brings down Zuma with a late, high challenge. The Amakhosi players demand a yellow card, and referee Phillip Tinyani brandishes the first card of the game to Pule.
Lorch beats Walusimbi on the right for Pirates, and the Ugandan brings down the Bafana international. Pule's freekick is easily headed away.
Vincent Pule trips Dumisani Zuma and we have the first freekick of the game.
We are underway as Chiefs kick off.
For Pirates, Augustine Mulenga is only on the bench due to a small injury, so Thabiso Kutumela gets another start. Ben Motshwari is missing completely so Musa Nyatama starts in midfield alongside Xola Mlambo.
The big team news is the return of Lebogang Manyama for Chiefs on the flank. George Maluleka starts in central midfield, and Mario Booysen is selected ahead of Daniel Cardoso at the back.
The Buccaneers have lost only once to Chiefs in their last 10 matches in all competitions. The last win for Chiefs against Pirates was a 6-5 victory on penalties in 2015 in the Telkom Knockout after they drew 0-0 in regulation time.
Orlando Pirates subs: Mpontshane (GK), Mobara, Caio Marcelo, Makola, Mntambo, Qalinge, Mulenga.
Orlando Pirates starting XI: Mabokgwane; Mbekile, Munetsi, Jele, Maela; Nyatama, Mlambo; Lorch, Kutumela, Pule; Shonga.
Kaizer Chiefs subs: Vries (GK), Cardoso, Ntiya-Ntiya, Zulu, Mahlasela, Parker, Andriamirado.
Kaizer Chiefs starting XI: Khune; Mphahlele, Ngezana, Booysen, Walusimbi; Zuma, Maluleka, Katsande, Zuma; Castro, Billiat.
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Telkom Knockout semi-final between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates from Moses Mabhida Stadium. Kickoff is at 3pm local time.
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