Pogiso Sanoka of Maritzburg United challenged by Thuso Phala of Supersport United during MTN8 Semifinal match between Supersport United and Maritzburg United at Lucas Moripe Stadium, Atteridgeville South Africa on 26 August 2017 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

by
Graeme Jackson

Saturday Sep 09, 2017. 20:14


Welcome to LIVE coverage of the 2017 MTN8 semifinal, second leg match between Maritzburg United and SuperSport United from the Harry Gwala Stadium in Pietermaritzburg.

Live Commentary (press F5 to refresh)
All times CAT

3′ – The first chance of the match goes the way of SuperSport, with Grobler getting on the end of Modiba’s cross and heading just wide of Mpandle’s right-hand post!

1′ – Kick-off – We are underway in Pietermaritzburg! Maritzburg wear blue and white, while SuperSport are in a change strip of red.

20h10 – Five minutes to kick-off. Victor Hlungwani is our referee for this match.

19h55 – A reminder of where we stand in this tie: the first leg at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on 26 August finished 1-1, with Thuso Phala putting SuperSport ahead before Lebohang Maboe scored a late equaliser. As a result, Maritzburg need only keep a clean sheet to book their place in the final.

19h45 – Half an hour to kick-off, here are the starting line-ups:

Maritzburg: Bongani Mpandle, Bevan Fransman, Siyanda Xulu, Dennis Wiedlich , Siphesihle Ndlovu, Bandile Shandu, Fortune Makaringe, Lebohang Maboe, Sheldon Van Wyk, Deolin Mekoa, Evans Rusike

SuperSport: Ronwen Williams, Clayton Daniels, Morgan Gould, Aubrey Modiba, Grant Kekana, Reneilwe Letsholonyane, Teboho Mokoena , Thuso Phala, Dean Furman, Bradley Grobler, Jeremy Brockie


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