2017 CAFCC FINAL: TP Mazembe 2-1 SuperSport United - AS IT HAPPENED

2017 CAFCC FINAL: TP Mazembe 2-1 SuperSport United - AS IT HAPPENED
Supersport United FC players celebrate after scoring against Club Africain during the semi-final return 2017 CAF Confederations Cup game between Club Africain and Supersport United FC in Tunis, Tunisia on 22 October 2017 © BackpagePix

by Bertin Basson

Sunday Nov 19, 2017. 17:39

Welcome to AfricanFootball.com for our LIVE COVERAGE of the 2017 CAF Confederations Cup final first leg clash between TP Mazembe and SuperSport United from the Stade TP Mazembe in Lubumbashi on Sunday, 19 November 2017.

TP Mazembe: Matampi; Mpeko, Kimwaki, Kabaso, Kasusula, Sinkala, Adjei (Mputu 82'), Kalaba (Meschack 58'), Kubanza (Asante 61'), Malango, A.Traore.

SuperSport United: Williams; Nhlapo, Daniels, Mashamaite, Modiba, Furman, Mbule, Phala, Wome (Kekana 81'), Brockie (Lakay 73'), Grobler (Farmer 85').


The reverse fixture will take place in Atteridgeville next Saturday, 25 November 2017.

Full-Time: TP Mazembe 2-1 SuperSport United

90' Three minutes added.

89' CHANCE! Tresor Mputu guides his free-kick attempt inches over the crossbar. Mazembe throwing everything but the kitchen sink at SuperSport.

86' Eric Tinkler has introduced both Grant Kekana and Denwin Farmer as Matsatsantsa shut up shop! The South Africans looking a tad tired.

77' CHANCE! TP Mazembe quick on the counter-attack as Solomon Asante guides his shot inches wide of goal. SuperSport living on the edge here.

75' Joel Kimwaki is the first person into the referee's book.

67' GOAL! Daniel Nii Adjei restores the Ravens lead as he hammers home from the edge of the area. Ronwen Williams a tad suspect again with the unusual bounce off the artificial turf catching him off guard.

65' SHOT! Jean Kasusula guides his free-kick attempt straight at Ronwen Williams, who gathers with confidence.

60' Hour played in Lubumbashi and it's advantage SuperSport United as we enter the final third of the clash. The Ravens need their fans to come to the party.

55' Excellent recovery tackle by Tefu Mashamaite to deny Adama Traore who darted in behind the SuperSport United defensive line.

47' GOAL! What a goal by Sipho Mbule to draw the two teams level! Unstoppable long range effort by the teenager who silences the home crowd!

46' The second half is underway in Lubumbashi.

45+1' Half-Time: TP Mazembe 1-0 SuperSport United

45' One minute added.

42' Nervy moment at the back for Siyabonga Nhlapo, but TP Mazemeb fail to punish their visitors. Nothing to write home about over the course of the past couple of minutes as we approach the interval.

30' Half-hour played in Lubumbashi - things have cooled down a tad after what was a frantic opening exchange.

22' SHOT! Chances continue to come at either end of the pitch in what has been an end-to-end encounter. Dove Wome the latest to guide a shot inches wide of goal.

18' GOAL! TP Mazembe hit the front as Adama Traore powers his left-footed shot past Ronwen Williams who makes a real mess of it. Sucker punch.

18' POST! Ushindi Kubanza rattles the woodwork following a mistake in defence.

14' SuperSport United all over their hosts as Ley Matampi is called into action to deny Dove Wome and Thuso Phala in quick succession.

12' CHANCE! So close Great work by Thuso Phala to pick out Bradley Grobler, but he fails to punish the Ravens with the goal at his mercy. Huge miss.

10' CHANCE! Thuso Phala picks out Clayton Daniels at the back post, but his header is straight at Ley Matampi. 

4' SHOT! Rainford Kalaba tries his luck from range, but his attempt flies inches wide of goal.

3' Lively start to the match with Mazembe applying early pressure on their hosts.  At the other end of the pitch Dean Furman picks out Bradly Grobler who has time and space in the box, but he is unable to find Jeremy Brockie.

1' Kick-off in Lubumbashi!

- No place in the starting eleven for Sylvain Gbohouo who drops to the bench to cap what has been a dismal week for the shot-stopper.

- Jeremy Brockie starts for SuperSport United in what has been a busy few days for the forward who was as far as New Zealand and Peru over the course of the past week. Reneilwe Letsholonyane and Morgan Gould are both suspended and play no part.

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