NedBank Cup Final: Orlando Pirates 1-4 SuperSport United - As it Happened

NedBank Cup Final: Orlando Pirates 1-4 SuperSport United - As it Happened
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

by Phumzile Ngcatshe

Saturday Jun 24, 2017. 22:14

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.


Line-ups:

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



Commentary:

90+3' - 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

74' - Pirates introduce Tendai Ndoro to replace Gabuza. SuperSport 3-0 Pirates

69' - 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

58' - 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.

53' - 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.

48' - No chances yet for the Buccaneers as they want to open up United's defence. Pirates 0-1 SuperSport

46' - Second half gets underway.

45+2' Half time. SuperSport 1-0 Pirates.

45+2' - Two minutes to be added in the final of the Nedbank Cup at Moses Mabhida Stadium.

43' - 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.

40' - 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.

34' - United 1-0 Pirates. Mpontshane produces a fine save to deny Jeremy Brockie from a deflected shot.

32' GOAL – Grobler scores for United

30' - Corner for Pirates, United clears the danger and Sarr tees off Gabuza but it is too strong fore the centre forward.

26' - No clear cut chances in the encounter so far, but both sides look promising when it comes to creating chance

23' - Pirates clear dangerously as the ball nearly beats Mpontshane. Another corner for United, seventh corner. Foul for Pirates. Pirates 0-0 United

20' - SuperSport receive a corner, Phala takes it. It is defended by Gabuza and Phala takes another one, Mpontshane punches away. Third one, but cleared by Pirates.

15' - Kjell Jonevret's men dictating the proceedings and they get a corner.

10' - No goals in the first 10 minutes of the 2016/17 Nedbank Cup Final between SuperSport United and Orlando Pirates.

08' - Pirates in a hurry to get an opening goal, but United stable at the back. Pirates concede a corner through Gabuza.

05' - Pirates enjoying some good touches but in their own half. Wome's shot goes wide.

01' - Match gets underway





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