Friendly: Kaizer Chiefs 1-0 Orlando Pirates - As It Happened

Friendly: Kaizer Chiefs 1-0 Orlando Pirates - As It Happened
Patrick Phungwayo of Orlando Pirates challenged by Gustavo Paez

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Saturday Jul 29, 2017. 17:36

Congratulations to Kaizer Chiefs, who have successfully defended the Carling Black Label Champion Cup - winning the trophy for the third time.

Team line-ups:

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.


Commentary:

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.


80' - 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.

70' - 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.

55' - CHANCE! Chiefs striker Paez has a chance to shoot at goal, but his effort goes straight into Pirates keeper Mpontshane's hands.

53' - Chiefs sub: Moon IN, Molangoane OUT. Pirates sub: Sangweni IN, Sarr OUT.

50' - Play is stopped as Chiefs duo Paez and Mphahlele are down injured after colliding.

46' - The second-half is underway.

HALF-TIME: Chiefs 1-0 Pirates

45' - The fourth official has added two minutes as Chiefs midfielder Maluleka's effort hits the upright.

40' - Chiefs are still leading 1-0 as we enter the last five minutes of the first-half.

35' - Chiefs midfielder Ekstein's through pass goes out for a Pirates goal-kick as Amakhosi look to double their lead.

30' - Pirates keeper Mpontshane comes out to punch away Chiefs midfielder Maluleka's effort from a free-kick.

25' - It remains 1-0 to Chiefs as we approach the half-hour mark.

20' - Pirates are pushing forward in numbers as they look to restore parity against Chiefs.

15' - Pirates striker Gabuza goes down in the Chiefs box following a challenge from Chiefs defender Gordinho, but the referee waves play on.

10' - 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.

5' - Chiefs defender Gordinho makes a great tackle to stop Pirates striker Ndoro in the box.

1' - The match is undeway.




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