Happy Jele of Orlando Pirates challenged by Bradley Grobler of Supersport United during the 2017 Nedbank Cup Final match between Supersport United and Orlando Pirates at the Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban South Africa on 24 June 2017 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix
Saturday Jun 24, 2017. 22:11
Kjell Jonevret's Orlando Pirates end their 2016/17 Premier Soccer League season empty handed as Stuart Baxter's SuperSport United retain their Ke Yona trophy.
Orlando Pirates: Mpontshane, Mobara, Jele, Matlaba, Phungwayo, Sarr, Rakhale, Makola, Wome, Manyisa, Gabuza
SuperSport United: Williams, Kekana, Daniels, Gould, Modiba, Furman, Letsholonyane, Phala, Mnyamane, Brockie, Grobler
Full Time at Moses Mabhida Stadium. SuperSport United 4-1 Orlando Pirates.
90+3'- Manyisa scores a consolation goal for the Soweto giants. 4-1.
90+3' - Three minutes added as Pirates scores but it's an offside. PENALTY FOR PIRATES. A foul on Memela by Modiba.
87' Four minutes to go in Durban as United are all over their opponents. Michael Morton comes on for Jeremy Brockie. SuperSport 4-0 Pirates
83' SuperSport sub: Mnyamane for Masango
81' Nkhatha makes it 4-0 for the Tshwane giants.
78' - Sub for United: Nkhatha on for Brockie
Pirates introduce Tendai Ndoro
to replace Gabuza
. SuperSport 3-0 Pirates
Pirates struggling to contain SuperSport as they look to be shaky at the back. United knocking for their fourth goal.
69'- Memela for Makola
64' - Grobler makes it 3-0 for SUPERSPORT UNITED. He converts a wonderful cross from Thuso Phala.
61' - Brockie scores the second goal for SUPERSPORT. Easy goal for the New Zealander as he heads home a cross from the right wing through Grobler. 2-0.
60'- Grobler booked
59' - Pirates sub: 59' Morrison on for Wome
Pirates about to make a change. Williams
collect a cross from Matlaba
on the left wing.
53' - Mpontshane
makes a wonderful save to deny Brockie
Referee points to the spot, Happy Jele
get a yellow card for a foul on Phala
. PENALTY FOR SUPERSPORT.
52' - Makola
takes a good shot at goal, but the Bafana Bafana midfielder misses the target.
No chances yet for the Buccaneers as they want to open up United's defence. Pirates 0-1 SuperSport
Second half gets underway.
45+2' Half time. SuperSport 1-0 Pirates.
Two minutes to be added in the final of the Nedbank Cup at Moses Mabhida Stadium.
Pirates pulling all the strings in the middle of the park in an aim to open United, but not goal for them as yet. SuperSport 1-0 Pirates.
It is now SuperSport all over the Buccaneers. Pirates now have to respond and get a goal. Williams
with a fine save to deny Wome
United 1-0 Pirates. Mpontshane
produces a fine save to deny Jeremy Brockie
from a deflected shot.
32' GOAL – Grobler scores for United
Corner for Pirates, United clears the danger and Sarr
tees off Gabuza
but it is too strong fore the centre forward.
No clear cut chances in the encounter so far, but both sides look promising when it comes to creating chance
Pirates clear dangerously as the ball nearly beats Mpontshane
. Another corner for United, seventh corner. Foul for Pirates. Pirates 0-0 United
SuperSport receive a corner, Phala
takes it. It is defended by Gabuza
takes another one, Mpontshane
punches away. Third one, but cleared by Pirates.
Kjell Jonevret's men dictating the proceedings and they get a corner.
No goals in the first 10 minutes of the 2016/17 Nedbank Cup Final between SuperSport United and Orlando Pirates.
Pirates in a hurry to get an opening goal, but United stable at the back. Pirates concede a corner through Gabuza
Pirates enjoying some good touches but in their own half. Wome's shot goes wide.
01' - Match gets underway