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Cape Town City: Marques, Martin, Cupido, Fielies, Fisher, Mokeke, Nodada, Ambina, Kajally, Darwin, Mayo. Subs: Keet, Daniels, Van Heerden, Makola, Mkhize, Bender, Fasika, Mdantsane.
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AmaZulu: Mothwa, Sikhakhane, Hanamub, Gumede, Mobara, Buchanan, Makhaula, Maluleka, Kwem, Mhango, Ntuli Subs: Amonome, Mphahlele, Zulu, Kunene, Shange, Brooks, Zuma, Maduna, Majoro.
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The last time these teams met they had to settle for a goalless draw in May at the Cape Town Stadium.
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City were defeated 2-0 in their opening game by Mamelodi Sundowns and they then went down 3-2 against Swallows.
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AmaZulu started with a goalless draw against TS Galaxy followed by a 2-1 victory against SuperSport United.
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AmaZulu are currently third on the table after a good start, while City are languishing second from bottom after a not so perfect start.
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G'day and welcome to the King Goodwill Zwelithini Stadium for our coverage of this DStv Premiership match between AmaZulu and Cape Town City.
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Kick-off! We are underway here in KZN.
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It has been a steady start from both teams as they try and secure their footing here.
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Riaan Hanamub secures a free-kick after a foul by a City player.
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It has been a promising start by City and they are looking positive despite their two opening results.
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City secure a free-kick in a promising position after a hand ball but the keeper does well to keep the set-piece ot.
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We are still all square despite some enterprising play from both teams but they have both given the ball away far too cheaply.
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Buchanan sends a beauty of a through-ball to Kwem but the flag is up for OFFSIDE. PITY!
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Fielies is fouled by Kwem for a City free-kick but AmaZulu do well to suppress the danger.
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Kwem into space now and City almost in trouble but Fielies does well to come across to stop him.
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YELLOW CARD, CAPE TOWN CITY, NODADA! 0-0: Nodada is booked for over appealing for a penalty after a handball in the City area. The referee in not interested.
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Ntuli finds Kwem with a brilliant pass but again the flag is up for OFFSIDE! Replays suggest that may have been the wrong decision.
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OVER! Makhaula is guilty of a foul on City's Drammeh. Amazulu launch a counter-attack and secure a free-kick for themselves and that attempt is WIDE!
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Despite a lot of action we have not really had any meaningful and productive moves to report on.
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GOAL,CAPE TOWN CITY, MAYO! 0-1: An just as we say it. Quick on the counter-attack by City and Darwin Gonzalez feeds a fast pass into the box for Mayo to finish. Brilliant and WHAT A FINISH!
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Drammeh is fouled by Makhaula for a City free-kick. He is lucky not to be booked.
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GOAL, AMAZULU, KWEM! 1-1: This time Kwem strikes! Maluleka sends a pass into a gap for Kwem. The keeper comes out and Kwem just lobs it over his head. Superb finish! The keeper should have done better!
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We are now into the one minute of time added on for stoppages.
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HALF-TIME: AMAZULU 1-1 CAPE TOWN CITY. We are all square at the break thanks to late goals in a game which up to that stage lacked excitement.
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Kick-off! We are back underway in the second half.
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YELLOW CARD, AMAZULU, MAKHAULA! 1-1: Fielies is all over a free-kick after Nodada is fouled. They take it short and then are dispossessed. What was that about?
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Ambina now gives away a free-kick to AmaZulu following a foul on Kwem. It leads to a corner that is wasted.
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GOAL, AMAZULU, MHANGO! 2-1: AmaZulu lead with another long-range effort where the keeper could have done better. Buchanan finds Hellings Mhango who fires it home over the keeper and into the top corner.
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City now with at least three long-range efforts of themselves but the AmaZulu keeper doing much better at clearing his line.
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The City team are looking lacklustre now, as if they have lost interest. They need some changes.
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SUBSTITUTION: Mkhize is on for City in place of Kajally Drammeh and Ambina is off for Mdantsane.
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Amazulu doing well managing the game now and also running the clock down as a result.
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SUBSTITUTION: AmaZulu now bring on Majoro for Ntuli.
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AmaZulu give the ball away cheaply and a City through-ball for Mkhize just eludes him, as the keeper gets there first.
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City secure a corner after a clearance by AmaZulu's Sikhakhane.
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City are desperate to secure the next goal to prevent them losing the opening three games of the new campaign.
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Mayo forces a corner for City after forcing it out off Sikhakhane.
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SUBSTITUTION: Mphahlele and Brooks come on for AmaZulu replacing Buchanan and Maluleka.
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The City keeper is in trouble after a poor back-pass and after a collision a foul is awarded. The ball is in the net but it will not count.
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City are throwing everything at AmaZulu now and they have a corner but AmaZulu clear and launch a counter-attack.
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It's another City corner off Sikhakhane. AmaZulu clear but City send it back into the box.
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Suddenly the pressure coming from AmaZulu, who wants to put this game to bed now.
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Fielies is naughty and gives away a free-kick after shoving Kwem in the back.
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It's a stop-start affair at the moment as the clock continue to run down on regulation time.
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SUBSTITUTION: City replace Darwin Gonzalez with Jordan Bender.
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AmaZulu continue to slow the game down now and City are getting really desperate.
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We are now into the four minutes of time added on for stoppages.
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SAVED by Mothwa after a superb long-range effort from a City player.
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RED CARD, CAPE TOWN CITY, MAKOLA! 2-1: It's a straight RED for a dangerous foul on Makhaula.
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FULL-TIME: AMAZULU 2-1 CAPE TOWN CITY. It's back to back wins for AmaZulu but it's three defeats in a row for City. It all went wrong for City despite a good performance. Thank you for joining us.
AmaZulu
AmaZulu
Cape Town City
Cape Town City
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Goal Scorers
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42' Chidi Kwem...
52' Mhango Gab...
36' Mayo Khanyisa
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Yellow Cards
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0
Red Cards
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Squad
11
Mobara Abbu...
Sikhakhane ...
Ntuli Bongi
Makhaula Ma...
Chidi Kwem ...
Mhango Gaba...
Maluleka Ge...
Riaan Hanam...
Gumede Mbon...
Mothwa Veli
Buchanan Ke...
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5
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7
11
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Marques Hugo
Mokeke Thato
F. Ambina
K. Drammeh
Mayo Khanyisa
Fielies Taariq
Cupido Keanu
D. González...
P. Fisher
Nodada Thabo
Martin Craig
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Reserves
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Mphahlele R...
Michael Maj...
Zuma Dumisani
Zulu Veluyeke
Kunene Mxolisi
Maduna Sphe...
Brooks Etha...
Amonome Jea...
L. Shange
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20
15
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36
10
18
38
37
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13
8
16
6
10
9
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Mkhize Tham...
van Heerden...
Mpho Makola...
Keet Darren
Mokhuoane R...
Mdantsane M...
Bender Jordan
Idumba Fasi...
L. Daniels