Patrick Phungwayo of Orlando Pirates challenged by Gustavo Paez
Saturday Jul 29, 2017. 17:28
Congratulations to Kaizer Chiefs, who have successfully defended the Carling Black Label Champion Cup - winning the trophy for the third time.
Chiefs XI: Khune, Mphahlele, Mathoho, Gordinho, Masilela, Ekstein, Katsande, Maluleka, Lebese, Paez, Parker.
Pirates XI: Mpontshane, Matlaba, Jele, Gcaba, Phungwayo, Makola, Manyisa, Sarr, Memela, Gabuza, Ndoro.
FULL-TIME: Chiefs 1-0 Pirates.
90' - The fourth official has added five minutes as Pirates press Chiefs in stoppage time.
87' - Chiefs sub: Malope IN, Ekstein OUT.
85' - Chiefs sub: Cardoso IN, Paez OUT.
GREAT SAVE! Chiefs keeper Khune
denies Morrison and Gcaba's
effort hits the crossbar with the shot-stopper beaten.
75' - Pirates sub: Nkosi IN, Makola OUT.
72' - Chiefs sub: Twala IN, Parker OUT.
Pirates are still struggling to penetrate the Amakhosi defence as Makola's
effort from range is easily saved by Chiefs captain and keeper Khune.
65' - Pirates subs: Morrison IN, Gabuza OUT and Mobara IN, Manyisa OUT.
58' - Pirates subs: Nyatama IN, Ndoro OUT and Kutumela IN, Memela OUT.
CHANCE! Chiefs striker Paez
has a chance to shoot at goal, but his effort goes straight into Pirates keeper Mpontshane's
53' - Chiefs sub: Moon IN, Molangoane OUT. Pirates sub: Sangweni IN, Sarr OUT.
Play is stopped as Chiefs duo Paez and Mphahlele
are down injured after colliding.
The second-half is underway.
HALF-TIME: Chiefs 1-0 Pirates
The fourth official has added two minutes as Chiefs midfielder Maluleka's
effort hits the upright.
Chiefs are still leading 1-0 as we enter the last five minutes of the first-half.
Chiefs midfielder Ekstein's
through pass goes out for a Pirates goal-kick as Amakhosi look to double their lead.
Pirates keeper Mpontshane
comes out to punch away Chiefs midfielder Maluleka
's effort from a free-kick.
It remains 1-0 to Chiefs as we approach the half-hour mark.
Pirates are pushing forward in numbers as they look to restore parity against Chiefs.
Pirates striker Gabuza
goes down in the Chiefs box following a challenge from Chiefs defender Gordinho
, but the referee waves play on.
Chiefs have been the better side thus far as Mpontshane denied Gordinho and Parker
in the first eight minutes of the game. But Parker broke the deadlock with a great finish.
9' - GOAL! Chiefs 1-0 Pirates. Parker fires home Paez's low cross.
Chiefs defender Gordinho
makes a great tackle to stop Pirates striker Ndoro
in the box.
The match is undeway.