CAF Club Competitions, Friday 21 August – As it happened

CAF Club Competitions, Friday 21 August – As it happened
ES Setif and Esperance Tunis are back in action in the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup

by Stephane DeSaintsalvy

Saturday Aug 22, 2015. 01:19

Welcome to AfricanFootball’s live coverage of matchday five of the 2015 CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup.

One fixture is scheduled for this Friday, with USM Alger hosting fellow Algerians and defending African champions ES Sétif in their Group B of the continent’s foremost club tournament.

(All times CAT)

 

WEEKEND SCHEDULE

 

CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Friday 21 August 2015

USM Alger 3-0 ES Sétif

Saturday 22 August 2015

MC El Eulma v Al Merreikh – 21h30 at Stade Messaoud Zeghar (Group B)

Sunday 23 August 2015

Al Hilal v TP Mazembe – 19h00 at Al Hilal Stadium (Group A)

Moghreb Tetouan v Smouha SC – 22h30 at Stade Saniat Rmel (Group A)

 

CONFEDERATION CUP

Saturday 22 August 2015

Orlando Pirates v AC Léopards – 18h00 at Orlando Stadium (Group B)

Espérance de Tunis v Al Ahly – 20h00 at Stade Olympique de Radès (Group A)

Sunday 23 August 2015

Stade Malien v Etoile Sportive du Sahel – 17h30 at Stade Modibo Keita (Group A)

CS Sfaxien v Zamalek – 20h30 at Stade Taieb Mhiri (Group B)

 

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23h22 - Full time at Stade Omar Hamadi, where USM Alger sealed their fifth consecutive win in their continental campaign and secured top spot in Group B with one game remaining. Defending champions ES Setif are out of the tournament with Al Merreikh assured of a second-place finish. USM Alger 3-0 ES Setif

23h13 - Oussama Darfalou comes in for Hamza Koudri for USM Alger.

23h10 - Great solo effort by Youcef Belaili who fails to convert his opportunity.

23h02 - GOAL USM Alger - Substitute Mohamed Amine Aoudia adds to ES Setif's misery for his first official appearance with the 'Red and Black' in the 74th minute. USM Alger 3-0 ES Setif

22h58 - USM Alger midfielder Mohammed Benkhemassa is booked and will miss their final group stage encounter against Al Merreikh.

22h47 - USM Alger are still enjoying a 2-0 lead at the hour mark.

22h44 - Mohamed Amine Aoudia comes in for Mohamed Seguer for USMA.

22h41 - Walid Chenine comes in for Hedi Belameiri for ES Setif.

22h37 - Sofiane Bouchar is booked for ES Setif.

22h34 - The second half is underway in Bologhine.

22h16 - It is half-time at Stade Omar Hamadi, where USMA are leading 2-0 against defending African champs ES Setif. USM Alger 2-0 ES Setif

22h12 - Midfielder Zinedine Ferhat comes close to scoring number three for USMA.

22h08 - GOAL USM Alger - Kadour Beldjilali doubles the lead for the locals. USM Alger 2-0 ES Setif

22h05 - GOAL USM Alger - Youcef Belaili puts USMA ahead with a 34th minute opener. USM Alger 1-0 ES Setif

21h44 - Youcef Belaili's penalty appeal for the locals is turned down by the referee.

21h40 - USMA are on the front foot, but attacking midfielder Kadour Beldjilali misses the target with the goal wide open.

21h36 - Another effort from Benyettou is cleared by Zemmamouche.

21h33 - The first clear-cut chance of the game is for the visitors, with USMA keeper Mohamed Lamine Zemmamouche making a great save to deny Setif striker Mohamed Benyettou.

21h30 - We are underway at Stade Omar Hamadi where USM Alger are hosting ES Setif.

USM Alger: Zemmamouche - Khoualed, Abdellaoui, Mazari, Benayada - Koudri, Benkhemssa, Ferhat, Beldjilali - Belaïli, Seguer

ES Setif: Khedairia - Ziouache, Arrousi, Bouchar, Hachi - Zerara, Lamri, Dagoulou, Belameiri - Benyettou, Ziaya



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