Platinum Stars
0 - 1
Baroka FC
2018/02/14 | 19:30 |  Nedbank Cup | Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Phokeng |  Full Time
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Platinum Stars Baroka FC
  • 0 Goals 1 70' Gift Motupa (pen)
  • Yellow Cards 2 47' Letladi Madubanya
    64' Goodman Mosele
  • Red Cards 1 76' Goodman Mosele
  • 906'

    FULL-TIME: PLATINUM STARS 0-1 BAROKA. Dikwena are made to pay for their wastefulness. They had so many chances to bury the game, but 10-man Baroka held on.

  • 906'

    Theres an appeal for handball inside the Baroka box. Nothing is given!

  • 901'

    Norodiens delivery is pulled back across goal at the far post, but nobody can get the decisive touch. Ntuli cant slot home!

  • 904'

    Ngalande comes on for Chawapiwa.

  • 901'

    Were into four minutes of stoppage time.

  • 89'

    We have just over a minute plus stoppage time to play unless Dikwena can find a late equaliser, which doesnt seem likely at this point the way they are playing.

  • 85'

    CHANCE! Motupa pulls back for Chawapiwa from the right, but he fails to steer his first-time hit on target.

  • 81'

    Rambuwane crosses in from the left, but Phiri cant catch the ball cleanly and cant pose any problems for the keeper. Meanwhile, Nyanda is on for Baloyi.

  • 78'

    Albert Mothupa is on for Collins Makgaka.

  • 76'

    RED CARD! Mosele picks up a second yellow, seemingly for time-wasting, and is sent off.

  • 4'

    CHANCE! Koapeng is played in behind by Masalesa, but fires into the keepers gloves from close range. Perhaps he was anticipating the offside flag!

  • 75'

    Indeed, Rambuwane comes on to replace Masalesa.

  • 74'

    It looks as if Platinum Stars are preparing a substitution.

  • 70'

    GOAL! Motupa strokes the ball into the bottom corner! The keeper goes the right way, but can do nothing. 0-1.

  • 69'

    PENALTY! Mthethwa trips Kgaswane in the area and the ref points to the spot!

  • 64'

    Mosele picks up a needless yellow card for an unnecessary kick on Masalesa.

  • 62'

    Yet again, Baloyi goes for goal from distance, but yet again, he misses the target firing wide.

  • 62'

    Baroka still have yet to get a single shot on target in this game.

  • 59'

    Ntuli comes on for Koapeng as Dikwena respond with a substitution of their own.

  • 57'

    Kgaswane comes into the field to replace Nguzana as Baroka make the first substitution of the game.

  • 53'

    Baloyi tries a long-range shot, but fires well over the target.

  • 51'

    Play is back underway. Mzimela comes out to punch a ball into the danger area and successfully so.

  • 50'

    Mkhabela is receiving treatment on the field now. Its been a bruising start to the second half.

  • 47'

    Madubanya picks up a yellow card for a cynical sliding challenge on Baloyi to cut out a counter-attack.

  • 46'

    The second half is underway. Neither coach has made any changes.

  • 452'

    HALF-TIME: PLATINUM STARS 0-0 BAROKA. Koapengs early miss was the best chance of the first half. Dikwena have been the better side so far, but its all square.

  • 451'

    Were into just one minute of stoppage time at the end of the first half.

  • 43'

    Phiri whips a free-kick into the area from the right, but its cleared by Madubanya.

  • 41'

    Koapeng is caught offside once again. Replays show it was a mightily tight call.

  • 38'

    It doesnt appear as if Mohwatseleng sustained any serious damage. We will keep an eye on his progress from here on, though.

  • 36'

    Play is stopped for the moment as Mohwatseleng receives treatment on the field for an injury.

  • 37'

    Were back underway.

  • 33'

    Baroka attack down the left and Chawapiwa pulls back for Nguzana, but he skies his shot at goal.

  • 30'

    Baroka are awarded a corner, much to the disapproval of Mzimela, who feels he kept the ball in play. However, Dikwena clear the danger from the delivery.

  • 28'

    The game has quietened down after a frantic start. Dikwena still look the more threatening of the two sides.

  • 25'

    Now theres a long-range shot at the other end, but it fails to trouble Mzimela.

  • 23'

    Baroka force Dikwena into a long-range shot, which fails to trouble the keeper. Perhaps some frustration is creeping into de Sas charges.

  • 21'

    Platinum Stars knock the ball about, probing for a way through into the Baroka box. However, the defence holds firm.

  • 17'

    SAVE! Dlamini is only able to parry a fierce hit from Phiri after he cuts inside from the right and unleashes the shot from distance.

  • 16'

    Platinum Stars have had 69% of the possession early on.

  • 12'

    Dikwena have started this game on the front foot, but theyre caught off guard on their left, where Motupa makes a fantastic run before crossing for Mdantsane, who cant steer an effort on target.

  • 8'

    Once again, Koapeng is played in behind the defence, but the offside flag does go up this time.

  • 0'

    The headline news ahead of kick-off has been the suspension of Baroka head coach Kgoloko Thobejane. As a result of that, his assistant, MacDonald Makhubedu, takes charge of Bakgaga tonight.

  • 1'

    Ndaba blows his whistle and the game is underway.

  • 0'

    Phelelani Ndaba is the referee for tonight.

  • 0'

    Having drawn 3-3 with Chippa United in their last game, Platinum Stars will be hungry for victory in this one. They have had a dismal season, but the loan signing of Riyaad Norodien seems to have inspired Roger de Sa's side.

  • 0'

    Baroka subs: Tshinuna, Mothupa, Kgaswane, Mapheto, Masenamela, Ngalande, Sidumo.

  • 0'

    Baroka starting XI: Dlamini, Motupa, Mosele, Chawaphiwa, Nguzane, Mohwatseleng, Banda, Kgoetyane, Makgaka, Mdantsane, Madubanya.

  • 0'

    Platinum Stars subs: Visser, Rambuwane, Senne, Msomi, Nyanda, Ntuli, Matlakala.

  • 0'

    Platinum Stars starting XI: Mzimela, Mere, Mthethwa, Mkhabela. Gcaba, Mpeta, Masalesa, Baloyi, Norodien, Phiri, Koapeng.

  • 0'

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of this Nedbank Cup round of 32 clash between Platinum Stars and Baroka FC at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium.

Team Line-ups
Platinum Stars Baroka FC
  • Vuyo Mere
  • Sibusiso Mthethwa
  • Charles Baloyi
  • Gerald Junior
  • Lehlohonolo Masalesa
  • Luvolwethu Mpeta
  • Enocent Mkhabela
  • Mbongeni Mzimela
  • Letsie Koapeng
  • Ayanda Gcaba
  • Riyaad Norodien
  • 2
  • 7
  • 9
  • 10
  • 12
  • 20
  • 24
  • 31
  • 42
  • 44
  • 45
  • 2
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 12
  • 14
  • 24
  • 26
  • 29
  • 46
  • Matome Kgoetyane
  • Talent Chawapiwa
  • Mduduzi Mdatsane
  • Lucky Nguzana
  • Collins Makgaka
  • Gift Motupa
  • Goodman Mosele
  • Abdi Banda
  • Ayanda Dlamini
  • Khutso Mohwatseleng
  • Letladi Madubanya
  • Sipho Senne
  • Maboke Matlakala
  • Sibusiso Msomi
  • Dino Visser
  • Bongi Ntuli
  • Mduduzi Nyanda
  • Zama Rambuwane
  • 11
  • 14
  • 15
  • 35
  • 37
  • 40
  • 43
  • 13
  • 15
  • 17
  • 18
  • 23
  • 31
  • 40
  • Mudzunga Sidumo
  • Albert Mothupa
  • Robin Ngalande
  • Theriso Mapetho
  • Mpho Kgaswane
  • Punch Masenamela
  • Avhashoni Tshinuna

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