Mohau Mokate of Maritzburg United challenged by Morgan Gould of Supersport United during the Absa Premiership 2016/17 match between Supersport United and Maritzburg United at Lucas Moripe Stadium, Pretoria South Africa on 22 February 2017 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix
Saturday Aug 26, 2017. 22:12
Maritzburg United will be looking to book a spot in the MTN8 Cup semi-final as they visit another Tshwane giant. Having beaten Mamelodi Sundowns in the opening round, they will hope to win away.
On the other hand, coach Eric Tinkler wants a win as he will want to bag his first trophy in charge of the three-time Absa Premiership champions.
SuperSport: Williams, Kekana, Daniels, Gould, Ritchie, Letsholonyane, Mokoena, Phala, Modiba, Wome, Grobler
Maritzburg United: Mpandle, Fransman, Xulu, Sanoka, Makaringe, Rusike, Ndlovu, Shandu, Maboe, Saal, Mekoa
90+3' Full time. SuperSport United 1-1 Maritzburg
A brilliant counter attack by Maritzburg sees the visitors missing a great opportunity to make it 2-1. But the effort sails wide off the target.
Three minutes added. SuperSport 1-1 Maritzburg united
84' GOAL- Maritzburg a wonderful pass to Lebohang Maboe in the box allowed the right footed player to blast a rocket to beat Williams.
: 10 minutes remaining in the encounter. The Nedbank Cup champions are still leading 1-0.
72': Williams produces a wonderful save to deny Mekoa from a long range effort. A well struck shot by the left winger. Modiba off for Alexander.
70': Daniels yellow card.
The Tshwane giants are searching for their second goal. Maritzburg steady at the back. Williams called to deny United.
63': Saal off for Va Wyk
62': Sheldon van Wyk booked
59' - Dove Wome scores
, but he is judged to be from an offside position. SuperSport United 1-0 Maritzburg United.
53': Thuso Phala receives a defence splitting pass, he makes no mistake to beat Mpandle on the far post. 1-0 to SuperSport United.
Free kick for Maritzburg, but they don't benefit on the set piece.
46' Second half gets underway.
45+1' Half Time. SuperSport United 0-0 Maritzburg United
46': Gould booked
45': Thuso Phala
causing all sorts of troubles for Maritzburg United, yet there are no goals in the opening half.
The two sides are yet to open up the defence and it looks like we will head to the interval with no goals. Maritzburg United 0-0 SuperSport United
40': United looking to bag their first goal and Williams
called to produce a fine save to parry the ball over the cross bar. We are in the final five minutes of the opening half.
34': Mokoena booked. SuperSport United 0-0 Maritzburg united
wasteful in the heart of the park.The fourth ball going astray by Maritzburg.Tinkler;'s side under pressure. Mpandle
. makes a good save to deny Grobler
Beautiful football by Maritzburg and Makaringe
unleashes a powerful shot, but sails wide over the cross bar. No goals between the two giants.
nearly misjudges the flight of the ball..He comes out but it flies over the cross bar. he is now injured receiving treatment.
takes a shot, but it goes wide. No goals in the opening 20 minutes i the opening half of the encounter.
10 minutes in the Wafa Wafa encounter, yet no goals so far.
08': Fortune Makaringe
injured in Maritzburg's half. No clear cut chances so far in the encounter.
Both sides still searching for ball possession. Maritzburg keeper, doing all the work at the back.