Follow our live updates of the CAF Champions League Group B encounter between FC Platinum and Esperance at Barbourfields Stadium in Buluwayo.

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FC Platinum 1-2 Esperance

89′ FC Platinum Sub: Madhananga comes on for Tigere.

84 Goal!!! Esperance break away on counter and Adem Rjaeibi beat Mhari from a range to restore the lead.

81′ Esperance Sub: Adem Rjaeibi comes on for Junior Lokosa

78′ Great build-up with Sibanda at the end of it but shoots over from the edge of the box.

74′ Esperance Sub: Zied Berrima comes on for Bilel Mejri

71′ Corner-kick to FC Platinum, swung in but there is an infringement on the keeper and the referee blows for a free-kick.

69′ Esperance break away on counter but Mhari comes in and averts the danger for corner-kick which is cleared.

63′ Goal!!! FC Platinum back on level terms with Sidiki heading in the ball which looks like it was already in the hands of the keeper.

61′ Esperance Sub: I. Mbarki comes on for A. Jebali.

60′ FC Platinum get a free-kick from about 30 yards out, Tigere takes it and goes for a goal, but the effort is over the target.

54′ Yellow Card to Mohamed Ali Ben Romdhane (Esperance).

52′ Sadiki gets behind Esperance’s backline but shoots wide unmarked.

50′ FC Platinum Sub: C. Sibanda comes in for T. Chideu.

48′ Yellow Card to Ali Machani (Esperance).

45′ FC Platinum continue to dominate the play but failing to finish off their moves as Chideu finds himself unmarked in the box but shoots wide.

42′ FC Platinum fails to clear their lines and Fedaa gets the ball near the penalty spot, but shoots over.

41′ Sadiki makes a run into the box, beating his markers before setting up Chideu who is dispossessed. Tigere picks the loose the ball but sends his effort wide.

38′ Corner-kick to FC Platinum, taken short but it’s wasted.

33′ Lokosa  beats his marker into the box but can’t do much to trouble the keeper.

27′ Tigere picks up a loose ball on the edge of the box but his efort goes wide.

25′ FC Platinum retaining more ball possession.

21′ Elvis Moyo with a superb delivery into the box to Rahman Kutsanzira whose diving header goes on target but keeper makes an elastic save to stop it.

17′ The visitors launch an attack with Lokosa at the end of it, but Stima recovers and clears the danger.

13′ Sadiki cuts in from the wing and finds Chafa who tries from a range but goes over the target.

8′ Goal!!! Esperance take the lead with Mohamed Meskini hitting home from a long range free-kick from about 35-yards out.

FC Platinum XI: P. Mhari, W. Stima, E. Moyo, L. Mhlanga, R. Pavari, R. Muduviwa, D. Chafa, T. Chideu, A. Sadiki, N. Tigere, R. Kutsanzira.

Esperance XI: M. Cherifia, A. Jebali, A. Mahmoud, A. Machani, H. Rabii, M. Romdhane, B. Mejri, T. Mezini, M. Meskini, R. Fedaa. J. Lokosa.


 

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