Action as it happened: Afcon Qualifier – Liberia 1-0 Zimbabwe

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Liberia 1-0 Zimbabwe

90′ Three minutes added.

88′ Liberia Sub: Swen comes on for Laffor.

83′ Chinyengetere’s turn and shoot sstrike is saved by the keeper.

80′ Zim make a double change: Rusike and Chinyengetere come on for Khama and Kadewere.

77′ Yellow Card to Pfumbidzai (Zim).

71′ Goal!!! Liberia gets into the lead through William Jebor who taps in a cross.

70′ Zim on counter with Kadewere in the lead but his tame shot goes straight to the keeper.

69′ E. Sibanda’s clearance is blocked and the ball falls in the way of Laffor who hits straight at goal but Sibanda recovers with an acrobatic save.

66′ Yellow Card to W. Katsande (Zim). Free-kick to Liberia but it is wasted.

63′ Liberia with another long range effort but it goes inches wide.

61′ Liberia Sub: Nimely  comes on for Sherman.

61′ Zim Sub: Chawapiwa comes on for Karuru.

60′ Liberia with a chance but the header by Sherman goes over.

59′ Chawapiwa and Rusike warming up.

57′ Pfumbidzai sends in a cross which reaches Karuru but his first touch is too heavy and the ball goes out.

55′ Liberia breaks away but a cross into the box is saved by the keeper.

54′ Musona’s snap shot goes wide.

47′ Liberia have reverted to from a range but their two strikes have gone off target.

46′ Liberia Sub: Kamara comes in for Marcconel.

  • Zimbabwe dominated possession through out the first half with Marvelous Nakamba winning more balls on the midfield. They created some good chances with Tinotenda Kadewere failing to hit the target after getting two glorious opportunities. Liberia also made some attacks but never brought any threat towards keeper Edmore Sibanda as the defence remained disciplined.

45′ Yellow Card to A. Laffor (Liberia).

43′ Kadewere beats his marker into the box with Musona and Karuru in space but he decides to shot on goal and goes wide.

41′ A through ball to Musona who is unmarked but takes long to take action and keeper collects the ball.

38′ A great 1-2-1 between Karuru and Musona into the box but Liberia clear the ball before Karuru strikes.

36′ Liberial get their first corner-kick, Zim clear.

34′ Laffor strikes inside the box but he is offside, no trouble for Sibanda who had alread parried the ball away.

30′ Zimbabwe with an upper hand in the half hour of the game.

28′ Free-kick to Zim, Khama sends it in but cleared away for corner-kick.

25′ Liberia on attack but Nakamba clears a dangerous cut back cross.

23′ Free-kick to Zim a few metres from the corner flag, Khama takes it and goes for goal but its over.

20′ Zimbabwe seeing more of the ball but yet to trouble the keeper.

19′ Pfumbidzai cuts the ball back to Kadewere whose shot on goal is deflected for a corner-kick.

18′ Karuru’s through finds Kadewere in the box, but his tame shot from an acute angle is saved by the keeper.

16′ Zim gets a free-kick, Kham takes it but it’s poorly taken, Liberia clear their lines.

11′ Liberia get their first chance at goal but the effort goes over.

7′ Munetsi escape booking after a professional tackle on opponent. Free-kick to Liberia but Zim clear the lines.

5′ Nakamba threads a beautiful through pass to Musona who is waved for offside.

3′ Pfumbidzai sends in a cross from the left but finds no takers.

1′ Liberia get the play underway.

Zimbabwe XI: E. Sibanda, R. Pfumbidzai, T. Hadebe, A. Mudimu, M. Munetsi, W. Katsande, M. Nakamba, O. Karuru, K. Musona, K. Billiat, T. Kadewere.


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