Confed Cup: SuperSport United 2-1 Petro de Luanda - Relive

Confed Cup: SuperSport United 2-1 Petro de Luanda - Relive
Clayton Daniels of SuperSport United and Ndumiso Mabena of Bloemfontein Celtic during the Absa Premiership 2017/18 game between Bloemfontein Celtic and SuperSport United at Dr Molemela Stadium in Bloemfontein on 20 December 2017 © Frikkie Kapp/BackpagePix

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Friday Mar 16, 2018. 21:53

Hello and welcome to the live commentary of the CAF Confederation Cup first round second-leg game between South African side SuperSport United and Angolan outfit Petro de Luanda at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Pretoria.


SuperSport XI: Williams, Kekana, Daniels, Gould, Bhasera, Furman, Letsholonyane, Webber, Modiba, Mnyamane, Smith.

Petro de Luanda XI: Gerson, Diney, Azulao, Mira, Ari, Elio, Herenilson, Job, Manguxi, Carlinhos, Wilson.


The first-leg encounter ended in a 0-0 draw in Luanda, Angola two weeks ago.

1' - The match is underway.

5' - Gould connects with Smith's corner-kick, but the SuperSport defender heads wide of the target.

10' - CHANCE! Modiba has  a chance to score, but the SuperSport winger's shot is blocked.

15' - The hosts, SuperSport are dominating possession thus far as they look to break the deadlock.

20' - Matsatsantsa launch a quick counter attack and Mnyamane forces Angola goalkeeper Gerson into a great save.

25' - The hosts continue to dominate as Furman's powerful long range shot  goes inches wide of Gerson's right upright.

30' - It remains goalless as we reach the half-hour mark.

35' - Petro de Luanda are happy to sit back and launch quick counter attacks.

40' - SuperSport are awarded a free-kick in a promising area and Mnyamane places it just over the cross bar.

45' - The fourth official has added one minute.

HALF-TIME: SuperSport 0-0 Petro de Luanda.

46' - The second-half is underway.

50' - GOAL! Elio beats SuperSport keeper Williams from close range to make it 1-0 to Petro de Luanda.

55' - The hosts are pressing Petro as they look to respond with a goal.

60' - SuperSport sub: Smith OUT, Mokoena IN.

61' - Petro de Luanda sub: Job OUT, Tresor IN.

65' - Gerson produces two good saves to deny SuperSport attackers Modiba and Mnyamane.

70' - CLOSE! Mnyama hits the upright with Gerson well-beaten. SuperSport continue to pile pressure on Petro.

75' - Will SuperSport grab two late goals and advance to the play-off round?

78' - GOAL! Mnyamane beats Gerson with a low shot make it 1-1 for SuperSport.

80' - Ten minutes left on the clock. Will Petro hold on and advance on the away goals rule?

82' - Petro de Luanda sub: Azulao OUT, Dennis IN.

83' - GOAL! Mnyamane hits the back of the net with a good header to make it 2-1 to SuperSport.

85' - Petro are forced to push forward in numbers in search of the equalizing goal.

90' - The fourth official has added three minutes.

FULL-TIME: SuperSport 2-1 Petro de Luanda.

SuperSport, who win 2-1 on aggregate, advance to the play-off round, while Petro are eliminated from the competition.

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