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Gallants Subs: Ndlovu, Dion, Makudubela, Manaka, Ravhuhali, Mphambaniso, Kumalo, Lamola, Nhlapo.
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Marumo Gallants: Arubi, Khiba, Gumede, Mabotja, Nonyane, Timm, Ngema, Otladisa, Sibeko, Ndlondlo, Molandoane.
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Sundowns Subs: D.Onyango, Lebusa, Mvala, Morena, Modiba, Mkhulise, Ralani, Safranko, Zwane.
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Lineups for the game are as follows: Sundowns: Mweene, Kekana, B.Onyango, Lakay, Mudau, Jali(c), Maboe, Kutumela, Sirino, Maema, Shalulile.
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Sundowns cannot afford to underestimate Gallants. The majority of Gallants players were in the Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) side that won the Nedbank Cup last season.
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Sundowns will be the favourites to win today. Should they win, they will claim a domestic treble after claiming the league title and MTN 8 tournament earlier in the season.
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Hello and welcome to our coverage of the Nedbank Cup final as Mamelodi Sundowns take on Marumo Gallants at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg.
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We are underway at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium.
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Sirino tries to find Shalulile with a through ball. An alert Shalulile cuts out the ball.
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What a save! Sirino hits a powerful shot, forcing an acrobatic early save from Arubi.
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Sundowns who are playing Mweene in goal today play a goal kick short and look to play out from the back.
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Maloangoane looked to latch onto a loose ball but B.Onyango produced good defensive work for Downs to break him down.
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YELLOW! C.Ngema gets booked.
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Sirino looked to press and probe but Gallants clear the danger.
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Sundowns have so far had 51% ball possesson and Gallants 49%.
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Khiba looks to attack for Gallants. Sundowns are looking very defensively alert and clear their lines. Mweene has yet to be tested in goal for Downs.
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Sirino puts the ball into the net neatly from range but it's ruled out as a foul was committed in the run-in.
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A shot from Gallants goes wide. Gallants have not yet tested Mweene but they are showing that they will not be pushovers tonight.
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Maema tries to find Shalulile in space for Downs but Gallants produce some alert defending to fend off the danger. Shalulile is being kept quiet so far.
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Chance! Shalulile cuts into a scoring position after being played in by Jali. The shot is blocked.
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Sundowns have only conceded one goal en route to today's game in the Nedbank Cup. They are being kept at bay so far by Gallants.
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GOAL! SUNDOWNS! SHALULILE! Sirino provides the cross. Arubi comes out of his box to try and close down Shalulile but the chipped shot sails into the net. Sundowns 1-0 Gallants.
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Mweene easily meets an overhit forward ball from Gallants with his feet. He takes his time before launching the ball forward.
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Chance! Sirino tries to double the lead after Jali wins the ball and plays him up front. He puts the shot over.
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Chance! Khiba puts in a high cross which Otladisa meets but his high with his head. He should have done better.
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Sundowns make an early change as Lebusa is on for B.Onyango who is injured.
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High and over! Otladisa sends a shot high and wide.
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+2 Half Time: Sundowns 1-0 Gallants. Sundowns have the lead through Shalulile. Gallants have yet to force Mweene into a save but did put themselves into good positions towards the end of the first half.
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There will be two minutes of first half stoppage time.
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The second half is underway.
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Shot! Ndlondlo has the first shot on target for Gallants. It's tame as Mweene makes an easy low save.
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YELLOW! Sirino becomes the first Downs player to go into the book.
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Sirino produces great service again, finding Kutumela. Kutumela cannot direct his shot on target.
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There is a stoppage in play as Maema receives treatment.
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Mweene comes out to easily hold onto a Gallants cross. Gallants are still struggling to create clear cut chances.
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Otladisa goes down the flank trying to get into a position to play in a cross but Mudau cuts him down.
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Sundowns make a change as Mkhulise is on for Kutumela.
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Downs make a second change as Zwane is on for Sirino. It looks like they are looking to close out the game.
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There was a foul on Maema. The ref plays an advantage and it leads to Maboe shooting. His effort is wde but not far off.
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Gallants win a corner. Mweene punches away.
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Shalulile appeals for a foul, the waves play on. The ref has been solid up to this point of the game.
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GOAL! MARUMO GALLANTS! DION! The subsitute tucks home a neat header after Ndlondlo's initial header. Sundowns 1-1 Marumo Gallants.
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Sundowns will be frustrated. Replays show that Dion was offside when he headed into the net but VAR is still not used in South African football so it can't be reviewed.
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Since the second half, Gallants have been showing a lot of aggression especially after Dion came on.
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Chance! Shalulile was played into a good position. He does not have much time and sends his shot wide.
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Shalulile is penalized for a foul. A Sundowns attack comes to an end.
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A change is made for Gallants as Makudubela is on for Otladisa.
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Extra Time is underway!
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END OF 90 MINUTES: Sundowns 1-1 Gallants. Gallants controversially equalized in the second half as Dion scored from an arguably offside position. We are headed for extra time.
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There will be two minutes of second half stoppage time.
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By scoring in the second half, Dion became the top scorer in this season's Nedbank Cup with four goals.
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Shalulile tries to find Zwane and wins a corner. Gallants clear their lines.
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Mweene lines up a goal kick for Sundowns. How much do his side still have in the tank after a marathon season?
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Over! Lakay strikes a free-kick which was far from his best effort. It goes over.
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YELLOW! Ndlondlo gets a yellow. Sundowns have another scoring opportunity. It goes straight to Arubi.
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HALF TIME OF EXTRA TIME: The players look tired but there are still 15 minutes of second half extra time to go before penalties. Neither team was dominant and committed errors.
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We are back underway for the second half of extra time.
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Gallants' players are starting to suffer from cramps as there are plenty of stoppages. They might look to hold out now for penalties.
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RED CARD! Ndlondlo of has to walk off. He sees a second yellow.
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Gallants make a change as Dion is off for Manaka.
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Gallants are down to ten men. It will be difficult for them to win so they will now be aiming to hold out for penalties.
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Arubi is involved in a bit of a duel with Sundowns substitute Safranko. He eventually whips the ball away.
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GOAL! SUNDOWNS! MORENA! Sundowns attack with their man advantage before Morena finishes from close range. It's surely over! Sundowns 2-1 Gallants.
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FULL TIME: Sundowns 2-1 Marumo Gallants. Sundowns have won the domestic treble. They deserved it. They took the lead and then conceded a goal which was controversial as Dion could be seen in an offside position. Morena's second half extra time goal has won it for them!
Mamelodi Sundowns
Marumo Gallants FC
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Goal Scorers
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33' Shalulile ...
120' Morena Th...
76' Junior Dio...
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Yellow Cards
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0
Red Cards
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Squad
11
Mweene Kennedy
Grant Kekan...
Onyango Brian
Lakay Lyle
Sirino Gaston
Jali Andile
Mudau Khuliso
Kutumela Th...
Maboe Leboh...
Maema Neo
Shalulile P...
1
4
6
7
10
15
25
32
33
35
38
5
6
10
11
12
18
20
21
29
36
50
Mabotja Leb...
Timm Miguel
Ngema Celim...
Otladisa Ka...
Khiba Thato
Nonyane Leh...
Ndlondlo Nd...
Molangoane ...
Gumede Tshepo
Arubi Washi...
Sibeko Sibu...
9
Reserves
9
Lebusa Mosa
Onyango Denis
Zwane Themba
Ĺ afranko Pavol
Morena Thapelo
Ralani Bradley
Maphosa Mod...
Mvala Mothobi
Mkhulise Sp...
5
14
18
9
27
29
17
34
21
14
32
30
3
44
19
16
15
33
Lamola Lerato
Makudubela ...
Khumalo Sib...
Diala Manak...
Nhlapo Isaac
Ravhuhali N...
Ndlovu Kgos...
Mphambaniso...
Junior Dion...