Action as it happened: Highlanders vs Dynamos


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Follow our live coverage of the Castle Lager Premiership Matchday 15 game between Highlanders and Dynamos at Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo.

Match Abandoned:


Highlanders 1-0 Dynamos

The Match has been abandoned!!! 

* The Bosso fans trying to repair the broken Mpilo end goalposts.

* Highlanders fans invade the Mpilo End housing the DeMbare supporters and chase them out of the stadium.

* Dynamos fans throwing missiles to the groundsmen who are trying to fix a broken post.

– Play suspended.

90+7′ Dynamos fans have uprooted the goal post and torn the nets.

90+5′ Dynamos fans also join and invade the pitch. Police details deployed but there chaos at the Mpilo end

90+4 Bosso fans invade the pitch as they celebrate the goal. Dynamos players not happy with the officiating and they start to protest.

90+3′ Goal!!!! Navaya heads in to put Highlanders ahead ahead.

90′ Thirteen minutes added.

89′ Yellow card to Masuku (Highlanders).

87′ Another free kick to Dynamos. Jaure takes but shoots over.

85′ Frer kick to Dynamos, Murwira sends it and hits the wall. He picks up the loose ball and sends in another cross. Paga is there waiting but Sibanda does well and parries the ball away.

83′ Corner kick to Highlanders, cleared away.

82′ Highlanders piling the pressure as they continue attacking.

81′ Mhindirira sets up Chikukwa who turns to beat his marker and is clear at goal. He strikes from inside the 16-yard box but his effort goes over. That was a good chance gone begging.

75′ Match finally resumes after a 15-minute stoppage.

72′ Yellow card to Mvula (Dynamos).

70′ Straight red card to Bill Antonio for his challenge on Tandi.

67′ Tandi sustains a serious leg injury from the challenge. He stretchered off and will not be able to continue. Play still stopped.

65′ The police amd the marshals surround the Soweto end goal as Highlanders fans are now ramming on the perimeter fance.

62′ Play stopped as players from both sides engage in a scuffle. Two club officials are also involved.

56′ Dynamos Sub: Paga, Katema replaces Nadolo, Orotomol.

52′ Antonio wins a duel and quickly breaks away towards the goal. He got a couple options on his left but he decides to go for goal. The winger’s shot from just outside the box goes straight to the hands Sibanda.

47′ Highlanders trying to set an early pace after the restart.

46′ Second half resumes.

-Halftime.

45′ Two minutes added.

44′ Muduhwa with a nice turn to beat his marker. He gets the space and tries from a range but loses the balance before sending his short wide.

40′ Murwira takes the free kick and Nyahwa connects but heads over.

40′ Yellow Card to Mbeba (Highlanders.) Free kick to Dynamos.

38′ Murwira tries from a range but shoots wide. Goalkick to Highlanders.

36′ Play temporary stopped after Jalai hits Makaruse on the head while attempting to clear the ball. No free kick given.

32′ Chikukwa gets the space on the wide area and squares the ball to Makaruse but Jalai gets there first and clears.

30′ Free kick to Highlanders just outside the box. Nqobizitha takes but the ball hits the wall and the sting is absorbed. Mvula comes out and collects.

29′ Yellow Card to Nadolo (Dynamos).

26′ Chikukwa misses the target from a good position. His header goes wide. That was a good chance wasted there.

21′ Free kick to Dynamos, Murwira steps up and sends in the ball but Highlanders clear their lines.

21′ Yellow Card to Ndlovu for a dangerous challenge.

19′ Corner kick to Highlanders, Mbongeni sends it and Dynamos fail to clear their lines. Mbeba picks it up but his header goes out for goalkick.

15′ Still goalless after the quart hour mark.

13′ Play temporarily stopped as Muduhwa is down with a knock.

11′ Cornerkick to Highlanders, Ndlovu swings it in with Muduwa the targeted man but Jaure steps up and intercept the ball to clear it out of danger.

7′ Highlanders controlling the better part of possession but are to make a threatening chance.

4′ Highlanders setting an early pace as Tandi’s header is easily saved by the keeper.

1′ Kick-off!!!

* Match delayed by ten minutes.

Highlanders XI: A. Sibanda, Tandi, Kutsanzira, Mhindirira, Chikuhwa, Masuku, Makaruse, Mbeba, Muduhwa, Ngala, Ndlovu.

Dynamos XI: Mvula, Appiah, Jaure, Makarati, Jalai, Nyahwa, Orotomol, Nadolo, Murwira, Murera, Antonio.