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Each of these teams started their campaign with a 1-1 draw. Pirates drew to AmaZulu and Stellenbosch to Swallows.
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Stellenbosch: Langeveldt, Mthethwa, Johannes (C), Macheke, Robertson, van Heerden, Sinkala, Scott, du Preez, Adams, Skelem. Subs: Stephens, de Goede, Msengi, Mbekile, Moon, Isaacs, Avontuur, Brenner.
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Orlando Pirates: Ofori, Jele (C), Hlatshwayo, Nyauza, Mako, Motshwari, Makaringe, Dlamini, Hotto, Pule, Mhango. Subs: Sandilands, Dzvukamanja, Mntambo, Maela, Lepasa, Monare, Makgaka, Ndlovu, Monyane.
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Hello and welcome to our live coverage of this DStv Premiership clash between Orlando Pirates and Stellenbosch FC at Orlando Stadium.
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Off we go! The referee blows his whistle and Orlando Pirates kick off.
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Ofori has had his first few touches in an Orlando Pirates jersey. The big story of the night is the Ghana international goalkeeper's debut for the Buccaneers.
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Pule has a go at goal from just outside the box, missing the target with a low effort.
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Jayden Adams is down and receiving attention after being caught by Orlando Pirates skipper Happy Jele.
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Ashley du Preez looks to get in behind the Orlando Pirates defence, but the flag goes up for offside. That's a tight call, but there's no VAR and so it's final.
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Stellenbosch look to hit Pirates on the counter, but Hlatshwayo makes a professional foul on du Preez to cut out a dangerous attack. Yellow card for the Bafana Bafana skipper.
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Following a couple of Orlando Pirates set pieces, Dlamini shoots from the edge of the box, but he fires over the target.
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Van Heerden goes for goal directly from the free-kick against his old club, but blazes over the bar.
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The offside flag goes up against Mhango, but it's touch-and-go whether or not he was in his own half there. Another tight call. Who would want to be an assistant referee?
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Pule shoots from the edge of the box at the end of a marauding run, but he fires straight at Langeveldt, who holds on comfortably.
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Van Heerden launches a long throw into the Pirates penalty area, but it's headed clear and the Buccaneers counter. Hotto breaks free on the right and looks to cut back, but his ball isn't ideal. Stellies counter through Skelem, who goes down in the box at the other end. No penalty against Jele! End-to-end football at its finest!
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CHANCE! After Pirates concede a free-kick for handball, van Heerden picks out Johannes at the far post. He puts the ball across goal for Sinkala, who fires off target from point-blank range!
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Stellenbosch are taking the game to Pirates, putting pressure on them and winning lots of free-kicks.
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Ofori is down and receiving medical attention while veteran shot-stopper Wayne Sandilands warms up on the bench.
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The corner is headed clear and Scott concedes a free-kick for making a foul as he looks to cling onto possession just outside the box and create a shooting opportunity.
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Ofori continues for the time being as Jele puts the ball behind for a Stellenbosch corner.
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GOAL, PIRATES, NYAUZA! 1-0: Langeveldt flaps at the ball from the Hotto corner. Although Pule is unable to capitalise, Nyauza bundles home from close range!
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Dlamini's shot from the edge of the box deflects wide of goal. Lee Langeveldt surely had his heart in his mouth there!
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Jele fails to clear his lines from a looping ball after Skelem puts him under pressure. Nervy moment for Ofori, but he comes out unscathed!
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Stellenbosch have not been making life easy for Pirates. They're still applying the pressure.
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GOAL, STELLENBOSCH, SINKALA! 1-1: Mako loses possession and Stellenbosch punish him! After a series of passes, the cross comes in for Sinkala, who heads past Ofori at the far post!
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Hotto goes for goal from long range, but his shot is disappointing as he fires some way off target.
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HALF-TIME: ORLANDO PIRATES 1-1 STELLENBOSCH. Nyauza's opener was cancelled out by Sinkala. Stellenbosch have certainly held their own, but they wasted a glorious chance on the stroke of half-time, and against Orlando Pirates, you don't want to be making mistakes like that! Stay tuned for the second half.
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Du Preez is played in behind the defence. Stellies have a two-on-one with Skelem in support. Du Preez goes for glory and Ofori saves! We're into three minutes of stoppage time at the end of an exciting first half.
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Josef Zinnbauer has demonstrated his disapproval with Orlando Pirates' first half performance with a triple substitution. Monyane replaces Hotto, Dzvukamanja comes on for Dlamini and Mhango makes way for Lepasa. The second half is underway.
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Makaringe's shot is deflected and ultimately becomes easy pickings for Lee Langeveldt.
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Macheke's foul on Mako sees him yellow-carded.
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Dzvukamanja is down following an aerial collision with Mthethwa, who also requires medical attention.
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Lepasa looks to get in behind, but he is blown up for offside.
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Langeveldt parries unconvincingly from an effort aimed at his goal by Makaringe on the edge of the box, but he makes the save nevertheless.
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Another parry from Langeveldt off a long-range shot.
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Lepasa has a go at goal, but this time, Langeveldt holds on.
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Pule's cross from Pirates' left is plucked out the air by Lee Langeveldt.
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A snapshot from Monyane is deflected behind for a corner by Johannes. Pirates are piling on the pressure.
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Moon is on in place of du Preez and Isaacs replaces Skelem. The other Stellenbosch change sees Msengi coming on for Adams. This new-look Stellenbosch attack will aim to cause problems for Pirates at the back.
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Nyauza meets Pule's corner with his head. So close to a second goal! He fires just wide of the target with his head.
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OFF THE LINE! Robertson saves the day for Stellenbosch as he heroically clears a Lepasa shot which had beaten Langeveldt.
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Hlatshwayo looks to beat Langeveldt with a header, but the goalkeeper holds on this time!
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Pirates continue to do almost all the attacking in the second half. Pule's shot misses the target.
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Nyauza goes down after Robertson's follow-through and wins a free-kick after the advantage is played.
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Pirates continue to sit on the ball, looking to pick apart the rock solid Stellenbosch defence.
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Pule has a go at goal after receiving an aerial pass, but Scott positions himself well and makes the block.
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Mbekile comes on in place of Scott for Stellenbosch. Meanwhile, Robertson has picked up a yellow card.
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Monyane has a go from a free-kick, but Langeveldt makes the save.
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The offside flag goes up against Waseem Isaacs. Once again, it's a very tight call. He is adamant he was onside and he has a case.
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Another great clearance! It's Robyn Johannes this time to deny Dzvukamanja.
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FULL-TIME: ORLANDO PIRATES 1-1 STELLENBOSCH. Langeveldt's save from Lepasa's header preserves the point for Stellenbosch. Stellies arguably shaded the first half, but Pirates were the more enterprising team in the second. Even so, they couldn't find the breakthrough and the spoils are shared.
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A great last-ditch tackle from van Heerden cuts out a dangerous Pirates attack.
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Langeveldt is at sea from the ensuing corner, but he breathes a sigh of relief as he gets the goal-kick. We go into three minutes of stoppage time.
Orlando Pirates
Stellenbosch FC
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Goal Scorers
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Yellow Cards
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Red Cards
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Squad
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Ofori Richard
Jele Happy
Hlatshwayo ...
Nyauza Ntsi...
Mako Paseka
Makaringe F...
Motshwari Ben
Dlamini Kabelo
Hotto Kaven...
Vincent Pul...
Mhango Gaba...
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Johannes Robyn
Skelem Leletu
Du Preez As...
Langeveldt Lee
Sinkala Nathan
Adams Jayden
Scott Granwald
van Heerden...
Macheke Zitha
Robertson Alan
Mthethwa Si...
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Reserves
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Ndlovu Siph...
Makgaka Col...
Monare Thabang
Lepasa Zakhele
Maela Innocent
Mntambo Ona...
Dzvukamanja...
Sandilands ...
Monyane James
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Brenner Zimo
R. Avontuur
Shane Steph...
De Goede Mo...
Msengi Ally
Mbekile Asa...
Moon Ryan
Isaacs Waseem