Maritzburg United
2 - 1
Platinum Stars
2018/02/23 | 20:00 |  South African PSL | Harry Gwala Stadium, Pietermaritzburg |  Full Time
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Maritzburg United Platinum Stars
  • 89' Andrea Fileccia
    90' Andrea Fileccia (pen)
    2 Goals 1 13' Riyaad Norodien
  • 79' Siphesihle Ndlovu
    90' Andrea Fileccia
    2 Yellow Cards 2 75' Ayanda Gcaba
    90' Charles Baloyi
  • Red Cards
Commentary
  • 94'

    FULL TIME! Maritzburg claim all 3 points in dramatic fashion to go up to 2nd in the PSL. Fillecia scored two very late goals, and has been awarded Man of the Match.

  • 94'

    Yellow Card: Fillecia is booked for removing his shirt, but he won't mind!

  • 94'

    GOAL! Fillecia slots the penalty into the back of the net! Maritzburg United 2-1 Platinum Stars!

  • 93'

    Penalty to Maritzburg United! Baloyi commits a foul in the area! Fillecia will step up to take it...

  • 90'

    There will be a minimum of 4 minutes of added time.

  • 88'

    GOAL! Fillecia pulls one back for Maritzburg United in the dying moments! The striker was very composed and did well to finish his effort into the back of the net. Maritzburg United 1-1 Platinum Stars!

  • 86'

    Maritzburg continue to press outside the area, with Twala having his shot blocked by a defender.

  • 83'

    Ndlovu things about shooting from range for Maritzburg, but he opts to pass it off to a team mate.

  • 80'

    Maritzburg have been pushing number forward, and work in a cross from the left through Thlone, but he can't pick out a team mate.

  • 75'

    Baloyi leads a promising counter attack for Platinum Stars and tries to link up with Tshabangu outside the area, but the ball is eventually intercepted.

  • 70'

    It's still 0-0 here at the Harry Gwala Stadium, with Maritzburg pushing hard for an equaliser. Makaringe tries to pick out Mekoa in the area, but a defender cuts it out.

  • 65'

    Norodien works a through ball into the Maritzburg area, but Ofori is able to come out and collect.

  • 60'

    It's Sanoka now who let's rip but his effort is saved by Visser onto the post!

  • 57'

    Visser pulls off a fantastic save low and to the right to deny the home side from equalising! It was Mokate with the effort on goal.

  • 54'

    Sub for the Stars: Matlakala in, Koapeng out.

  • 50'

    Mokate has his effort cleared off the line! Maritzburg couldn't have come closer to equalising from that chance! Sithole had cleared the ball off the line brilliantly.

  • 46'

    The second half is underway!

  • 47'

    HALF TIME: Maritzburg United 0-1 Platinum Stars

  • 44'

    There will be 2 mins of added time.

  • 39'

    Twala links up with Mekoa during a Maritzburg counter attack, but aren't able to work the ball into an attacking position.

  • 34'

    Fransman dinks a ball into the Platinum area, but Visser comes out to collect gratefully.

  • 29'

    Koapeng is picked out just outside the Maritzburg area, but isn't able to get his shot away having been closed down well by Xulu.

  • 24'

    Maritzburg have not yet found their attacking rhythm as we close in on the half hour mark. Ndlovu tries to play long ball over the top, but Fillecia isn't able to bring it under control.

  • 18'

    It's been a cagey match at the Harry Gwala Stadium as Tshabangu swings a cross into the area but can't pick out a team mate. Was anyone really trying to meet that cross?

  • 13'

    Sub: Injured Mekoa out, Mkhabela in.

  • 13'

    GOAL: Riyaard Norodien fires Platinum Stars ahead with a terrific freekick! Maritzburg United 0-1 Platinum Stars

  • 9'

    Manti Mekoa is down receiving medical attention.

  • 6'

    Tight opening period here at the Harry Gwala Stadium where the visitors have slightly edged matters thus far.

  • 3'

    A freekick is sent into the area by Dikwena, but it's cleared by the defense.

  • 1'

    Kick off! The visitors get proceedings underway here at the Harry Gwala Stadium.

  • 0'

    The teams are out and were moments away from kick-off!

  • 0'

    Maritzburg United XI: Ofori, Sanoka, Xulu, Fransman, Thlone, Makaringe, Ndlovu, Shandu, Mekoa, Twala, Fillecia Substitutes - Mpandle, Mokate , Onyango, Atouba, Van Wyk, Mcdonald, Kunene

  • 0'

    Platinum Stars XI: Visser, Mthethwa, Gcaba, Sithole, Mekoa, Baloyi, Mere, Tshabangu, Norodien, Phiri, Koapeng Subs: Mzimela, Ng'ambi, Mkhabela, Rambuwane, Msomi, Nyanda, Matlakala

  • 0'

    Good afternoon and welcome to our live coverage of this PSL clash between Maritzburg United and Platinum Stars!

Team Line-ups
Maritzburg United Platinum Stars
  • Pogiso Sanoka
  • Bokang Thlone
  • Siphesihle Ndlovu
  • Andrea Fileccia
  • Fortune Makaringe
  • Bevan Fransman
  • William Twala
  • Siyanda Xulu
  • Bandile Shandu
  • Deolin Mekoa
  • Richard Antwi
  • 3
  • 6
  • 8
  • 9
  • 11
  • 16
  • 17
  • 25
  • 26
  • 28
  • 31
  • 2
  • 5
  • 6
  • 10
  • 25
  • 35
  • 41
  • 42
  • 44
  • 45
  • 47
  • Vuyo Mere
  • Gift Sithole
  • Charles Baloyi
  • Gerald Junior
  • Sibusiso Mthethwa
  • Dino Visser
  • Manti Mekoa
  • Letsie Koapeng
  • Ayanda Gcaba
  • Riyaad Norodien
  • Nyiko Tshabangu
Substitutions
  • Bongani Mpandle
  • Brian Onyango
  • Yazid Atouba
  • Sheldon Wyk
  • Mohau Mokate
  • Ujaun McDonald
  • Mxolisi Kunene
  • 1
  • 2
  • 10
  • 12
  • 22
  • 29
  • 36
  • 14
  • 15
  • 22
  • 24
  • 31
  • 40
  • 43
  • Maboke Matlakala
  • Sibusiso Msomi
  • Robert Ng'ambi
  • Enocent Mkhabela
  • Mbongeni Mzimela
  • Mduduzi Nyanda
  • Zama Rambuwane

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