FULL-TIME: ORLANDO PIRATES 3-1 KAIZER CHIEFS.
Well after a string of draws in these derby's, Pirates come away with a victory and they really deserve this one. Thank you for joining us.
Pirates are just playing around holding onto possession now.
We will have three minutes of time added on for stoppages.
The corner is wasted by Pirates.
SAVE! Dube has Khune to beat after a perfect pass from Mamela, but the keeper sends it wide for a corner.
The time is really running out for Chiefs now.
With five minutes to go Pirates make another change. Mulenga comes on to replace Shonga.
Parker makes his way into the Pirates area, but his shot is cleared by Mpontshane. Great work!
Tshabalala fires in another corner and after some initial chaos in the Pirates area it is cleared. That could have been close.
At times in the second half Chiefs have looked shell shocked.
Chiefs make another change. Parker now comes on for Ngezana.
ORLANDO PIRATES 3-1 KAIZER CHIEFS. The final pass from Shonga was well timed and perfect for Memela.
GOAL, ORLANDO PIRATES, MEMELA!
Memela scores his second and beats Khune with a stunner!
We now have a change for Pirates. Makola replaces Lorch.
YELLOW CARD, MALONGOANE!
Malongoane is booked for a bad foul on a Pirates player.
We have a change for Chiefs. Paez is on for
Moon and Ekstein is on for Meyiwa
We have a stoppage in play and Memela is down injured.
Chaos in the Chiefs area yet again, but this time Lorch is offside. What's going on here?
Chiefs now have a corner and Tshabalala steps up. This time it is wasted.
It's all Pirates at the moment with attack after attack. They have a corner, but Chiefs clear it.
CLOSE! Pirates win a free-kick in a good position after a foul, but the set-piece hits the upright!
SAVE! Khune saves Chiefs from embarrasment! Katsande almost scores an own-goal after sustained Pirates pressure. WOW!
SAVE! Tshabalala takes another Chiefs corner-kick. Again he finds Castro's head, but what a stop by Mpontshane.
YELLOW CARD, MPHAHLE
The Chiefs defender Mphahle is booked for a cynical foul near his area.
A poor long range effort from Katsande deflects off his own player. Why did he bother?
Pirates made the first attack of the half via Nyatama, who then slides a nice pass to Memela. The finish was superb!
GOAL, PIRATES, MEMELA!
The sub scores with his first touch of the ball!
We have a change at the break for Pirates. Morrison is replaced by Memela
Kick-off! We are back underway here at Soccer City.
HALF-TIME: ORLANDO PIRATES 1-1 KAIZER CHIEFS. An entertaining first half comes to an end and the scores are level with a goal apiece.
Morrison goes down in the Chiefs area but the referee says "play on."
We will have two minutes of time added on for stoppages.
Castro fires a shot at goal and it is well cleared by Mpontshane. Great work by the keeper.
The scores are still level with three minutes of regulation time to go in the first half.
Pirates finally win their first corner and they come close, but the strike from Morrison is saved by Khune.
Tshabalala takes the corner but the keeper reads it well.
Chiefs win another corner after yet another Maela clearance.
Tshabalala sends a corner kick towards the area, but it is cleared by Maela for another corner.
It is getting really feisty out there now.
YELLOW CARD, NYATAMA! Nyatama is booked for a silly foul.
It started with a perfect Tshabalala set-piece onto the head of Castro, who then fires it home. A classic centre-forward goal!
GOAL, KAIZER CHIEFS, CASTRO!
The Chiefs defence has looked shaky at times and this time Cardoso misfires his shot deep inside his own half, but he gets away with it.
Chiefs win a free-kick after Tshabalala is fouled, but the set-piece is wasted and we have a goal-kick.
That was in fact the first real shot on target.
That was great improvisation by Lorch, after stealing the ball away from a Chiefs defender. He then beats two more and fires it home past Khune!
GOAL, ORLANDO PIRATES, LORCH!
A mistake by Chiefs leads to the opening goal in this derby.
We are still goalless after 20 minutes in this Soweto derby.
Lorch tries to find Morrison in the Chiefs area, but Khune reads the play well.
Everytime Pirates are on the counter attack they looking really dangerous.
We have a stoppage in play, as Nyauza needs some attention.
Chiefs are now making most of the play and Moon finds some space in the box, but his header is too high.
The Chiefs offside trap is working at the moment but that last one on Lorch was close.
Chiefs try to send Tshabalala into space, but the keeper beats the striker to the ball.
Zulu now has a long range shot at goal and it just curls away for a Pirates goal kick.
We seem to be going from one end of goal to the other, as the attacking from both teams continue.
Good interplay between Zulu and Castro ends with a shot across the face of goal for Chiefs.
Morrison is on the attack for Pirates but is fractionally offside.
A very fast pace start here, as both teams are trying to dominate.
Kick-off! We are off in this Soweto derby!
The teams are out on the park.
There is no bigger match on the South African football calender than a Soweto derby involving Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs. Today will be no exception as only one point separates these teams and they are second and third on the ABSA Premiership log.
Team Kaizer Chiefs Subs: 27 H. Ekstein, 6 B. Jayiya, 16 N. Khuzwayo, 3 E. Mathoho, 5 S. Ntshangase, 25 B. Parker, 9 G. Paez.
Team Kaizer Chiefs: 4 D. Cardoso, 8 L. Castro, 31 W. Katsande, 32 I. Khune, 23 J. Malongoane, 38 W. Meyiwa, 29 R. Moon, 2 R. Mphahlele, 30 S. Ngezana, 14 S. Tshabalala, 22 P. Zulu.
Team Orlando Pirates Subs: 16 T. Mabokgwane, 5 M. Makola, 8 T. Matlaba, 11 A. Memela, 33 M. Munetsi, 15 T. Qalinge.
Team Orlando Pirates: 40 S. Mpontshane, 28 M. Dube, 4 H. Jele, 34 N. Nyauza, 23 I. Maela, 6 G. Shitolo, 37 X. Mlambo, 14 M. Nyatama, 12 B. Morrison, 3 T. Lorch, 27 J. Shonga.
A defeat for either side will mean that they fall further behind Mamelodi Sundowns, who is currently seven points ahead of Pirates.
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of this exciting ABSA Premiership clash between the Soweto rivals Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs, from the FNB Stadium.
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