Result – CAF CL: FC Platinum vs Orlando Pirates

Follow our live coverage of the Caf Champions League Group B encounter between FC Platinum and Orlando Pirates.


FC Platinum 0-0 Orlando Pirates

90′ Three minutes added.

86′ FCP Sub: Nhamo comes on for Dube.

85′ Pirates Sub: Mthambo comes on for Mlambo.

81′ Pirates appeal for a penalty but referee turns them down.

85′ Great build up by FCP, Mbweti is at the end of it but his shot takes a deflection and goes over.

79′ Dube with a shot, but it’s deflected for a corner.

77′ FCP Sub: Mbweti comes on for Sadiki.

76′ Yellow Card to Nyatama (Pirates).

75′ Pirates Sub: Pule comes on for Mahachi.

74′ Bello comes in with a great block on Mahachi’s strike inside the box.

70′ FCP now gaining momentum after some slow minutes.

67′ FCP with a great build, Sadiki at the end but his strike is deflected for a corner.

66′ Madhananga’s snap shot goes wide.

65′ Pirates Sub: Mulenga comes on for Shonga.

58′ Mahachi gets the ball in the box but Mudiviwa is in his shadow to disposses him for a corner.

53′ Munetsi with a beautiful run and threads a through ball into the box to Lorch but Stima clears it for a corner.

51′ Mudiviwa tries a long range but the effort goes over.

46′ Pirates get a corner-kick, Munetsi connects it but heads over.

45+3 Pirates comes again and Mhari is forced to another big save though the referee later blows for an offside.

45+1′ Mhari saves a dangerous freekick by Lorch for a corner-kick which is cleared.

45′ Three minutes added.

45′ Sadiki with a dangerous through ball but keeper reaches for it first.

44′ Unmarked Lorch gets the ball inside the box and strikes from a close range, Mhari is equal to the task.

41′ Mahachi fouled on the nearside touchline, Pirates keeper also goes down calling for medical attention.

35′ A dangerous ball in but FCP clears for a corner-kick whichis headed and misses the target by inches.

28′ Sadiki’s corner-kick almost find its way into the net, keeper saves it but hits his back on the post.

24′ FCP get a corner-kick, cleared and Pirates quickly launches a counter, Lorch at the end of it and tries to catch Mhari off the line but the effort goes over.

19′ Pirates get two successive corner-kicks but they are poorly taken.

17′ A cross into box and Chafa is at the end of it, but his volley attempt goes straight to the keeper

10′ FCP seeing more of the possession, Madzongwe strikes a grounder from a ranger but keeper perries the ball out for a corner-kick.

9′ Pirates with the first real chance of the game, but Mhari pulls a great save to deny Shonga from a close range.

8′ Chafa tries from a range but the effort goes wide.

6′ FCP gets a corner-kick, swinged in the box, keeper collects.

4′ Pirates launch a counter, E. Moyo clears the high ball.

3′ FCP gets a freekick in good position but it is wasted

1′ FCP get the action underway with Pirates attacking the Soweto end

* FCP in all green while Pirates are in their away white kits

FCP XI: Mhari, Bello, E. Moyo, Madhanhanga, Madzongwe, Chafa, Muduviwa, Stima, Sadiki, Kutsanzira, Dube.

Pirates XI: Mabokgwane, Jele, Ndengane, Mbekile, Maela, Munetsi, Nyatama, Mlambo, Lorch, Mahachi, Shonga.


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