SuperSport United v TP Mazembe

SuperSport United v TP Mazembe

Match report: SuperSport United v TP Mazembe


Match report: SuperSport United v TP Mazembe

Match report: SuperSport United v TP Mazembe

A extremely anticipated Total CAF Confederation Cup Group D conflict between Supersport United and title holders, TP Mazembe proved to be a disappointment to the handful of followers that have been on the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Pretoria on Tuesday night.

Much was anticipated from either side following their thrilling 2-2 draw a fortnight in the past in Lubumbashi however a cautious and extremely tactical strategy resulted in a disappointing Zero-Zero stalemate.

The consequence sees Supersport transfer to second place after Horoya registered a tough fought 1-Zero victory over Mounana on the identical night to go high of group D. Mazembe is third.

It was Mazembe who wasted no time in asking questions of Ronwen Williams as early because the fourth minute when Nathan Sinkala pounced on a unfastened ball within the field however his tame effort was simply gathered by the keeper.

The guests tried placing collectively just a few good strikes with their hazard man, Rainford Kalaba being the instigator whereas Stuart Baxter’s males surprisingly opted to catch their opponents on the break.

Veteran winger, Thuso Phala nearly caught keeper, Ley Matampi, off guard after doing properly to chop in from the left and unleash a strong effort which was cleared off the close to publish by Matampi within the 18th minute.

The guests continued of their pursuit of a objective and have been nearly rewarded simply earlier than the half hour mark when a scientific go was threaded by means of to Sinkala just for Williams to rapidly come off his line to avoid wasting.

The second half noticed a way more rejuvenated Supersport that performed extra like the house aspect.

Thabo Mnyamane squandered the perfect objective scoring alternative of the sport after a superb cross from Aubrey Modiba discovered him unmarked on the far publish, just for the lanky midfielder to misdirect his effort with the objective at his mercy.

Mnyamane’s miss proved to be the one actual probability of the second half as each keepers have been hardly examined for the rest of the match.

Young midfielder, Teboho Mokoena who scored one in all Supersport’s targets within the reverse sport in Lubumbashi was formidable with beneath ten minutes of the match remaining with an extended vary effort that hardly troubled Matampi.

 

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