Sunday Sep 27, 2015. 23:07
Welcome back to our live coverage of the first leg of Africa’s top two club competitions’ semifinals.
Sudanese giants Al Hilal are hosting USM Alger in Omdurman in the CAF Champions League at 19h00 CAT, while Etoile Sportive du Sahel welcome Zamalek in Sousse in the Confederation Cup at 21h00 CAT.
Orlando Pirates enjoyed a 1-0 home win over Al Ahly in the other Confed Cup semifinal on Saturday, with Al Merreikh securing a 2-1 victory against TP Mazembe in Khartoum in the other last four fixture of the CAF Champions League.
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22h55 - Full time
in Sousse, where Etoile du Sahel demolished Zamalek with an outstanding performance - Etoile du Sahel 5-1 Zamalek
86' - GOAL ETOILE
- Defender Saddam Ben Aziza
hammers a fifth nail into Zamalek's coffin with a successful header - Etoile du Sahel 5-1 Zamalek
83' - GOAL ETOILE
- Marouane Tej
completes his brace with a superb 25-meter strike - Etoile du Sahel 4-1 Zamalek
76' - SUBSTITUTION ZAMALEK
- Ahmed Hamoudi
replaces Ayman Hefny
68' - Mustapha Fathi
's effort is blocked by Aymen Mathlouti
The post denies Alaya Brigui
Good clearance from Aymen Mathlouthi
under the threat of Bassem Morsi
48' - SUBSTITUTION ZAMALEK
- Mustapha Fathi
replaces Maarouf Yussuf
The second half is underway at Stade Olympique de Sousse.
It is half-time
in Sousse - Etoile du Sahel 3-1 Zamalek
Zamalek are saved by their post as Baghdad Bounedjah
is again close to adding to his tally.
39' - SUBSTITUTION ZAMALEK
- Mohamed Gomaa
replaces Hamada Tolba
35' - GOAL ETOILE
- Tunisia international defender Alaya Brigui
restores Etoile's two-goal lead, heading home a cross from Iheb Msakni
- Etoile du Sahel 3-1 Zamalek
24' - GOAL ZAMALEK
- Ayman Hefny
pulls a goal back for the White Knights from the edge of the box - Etoile du Sahel 2-1 Zamalek
19' - Bounedjah
comes close to completing his brace at the far post. The Tunisians are the better of the two sides so far.
10' - GOAL ETOILE
- Striker Baghdad Bounedjah
doubles his side's lead. Etoile du Sahel 2-0 Zamalek
5' - GOAL ETOILE
- Etoile midfielder Marouane Tej
put the locals ahead at Stade Olympique de Sousse, well assisted by Alaya Brigui
with the back pass. Etoile du Sahel 1-0 Zamalek
We are underway in Sousse between Etoile Sportive du Sahel and Zamalek in the Confederation Cup.
Etoile du Sahel:
Aymen Mathlouthi, Ghazi Abderrazak, Ammar Jemal, Saddam Ben Aziza, Hamdi Nagguez, Alaya Brigui, Aymen Trabelsi, Marouane Tej, Hamza Lahmar, Iheb Msakni et Baghdad Bounedjah
Ahmed El-Shenawy - Ali Gabr, Mohamed Koffi, Hamada Tolba, Hazem Emam - Omar Gaber, Tarek Hamed, Maarouf Yussuf, Ayman Hefni - Mahmoud Kahraba, Bassem Morsi
90+4' - Full time in Omdurman
- USM Alger sealed a crucial 2-1 away win thanks to a great performance from keeper Mohamed Zemmamouche
. The return leg will be played at Stade Omar Hamadi next Saturday. Al Hilal 1-2 USM Alger
Good clearance from Mohamed Meftah
as Al Hilal are desperate for a goal.
There will be four minutes of added time.
The Algerians are on the counter attack, but Zineddine Ferhat
doesn't chose the right option.
79' - Mudather Eltaib
comes close to completing his brace with the ball brushing off Zemmamouche
75' - SUBSTITUTION USMA
- Midfielder Nassim Bouchema
replaces Mohamed Aoudia
67' - GOAL USM Alger
- Karim Baiteche
gives the visitors the lead for the first time against the run of play. Al Hilal 1-2 USM Alger
64' - PENALTY SAVED
- Mohamed Zemmamouche
blocks Andre Rocha Da Silva
's attempt from the spot with his foot.
63' - PENALTY Al Hilal
- USMA striker Mohamed Aoudia
concedes a penalty.
We are still 1-1 at the hour mark.
56' - Mohamed Meftah
receives a yellow card.
Al Hilal are still pushing hard for number two as the rain began to fall in Omdurman.
The second half is underway at Al Hilal Stadium.
It is half-time
in Omdurman - Al Hilal 1-1 USM Alger
43' - Andre Rocha Da Silva
takes his chance from range, but no worries for the USMA keeper.
Al Hilal remain on the front foot with Nasr Eldin Omer
denied by the in-form Zemmamouche
Another good save from Algeria international keeper Zemmamouche
following a well-taken free-kick.
The locals are putting pressure on the Algerians and come close to restoring their lead when Mohamed Ahmed Bashir
fails to find the back of the net with only Mohamed Zemmamouche
We are still 1-1 at the Al Hilal Stadium at the half-an-hour mark.
USMA attacking midfielder Charles Andriamahitsinoro
19' - SUBSTITUTION USMA
- Injured Kaddour Beldjilali
is replaced by midfielder Karim Baiteche
13' - GOAL USM Alger
- USMA striker Mohamed Amine Aoudia
levels matters in Omdurman - Al Hilal 1-1 USM Alger
2' - GOAL Al Hilal
- Mudather Eltaib
opens the scoring after just two minutes of play. Al Hilal 1-0 USM Alger
We are underway in Omdurman
Maxime Loic Feudjou, Mohamed Ahmed Bashir, Atir Magor, Boubacar Kebe, Saif Eldin Ali Idris Farah, Nazar Hamid Nassir, Mudather Eltaib, Nasr Eldin Omer, Abdel Osman, Ather El Tahir, Andre Rocha Da Silva
Mohamed Lamine Zemmamouche, Mohamed Amine Aoudia, Farouk Chafai, Zineddine Ferhat, Kaddour Beldjilali, Charles Andriamahitsinoro, Nassereddine Khoualed, Hamza Koudri, Mohamed Benkhemassa, Brahim Boudebouda, Mohamed Meftah