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Match report: Moroka Swallows beat Mamelodi Sundowns in MTN8 semi-final second leg

Posted: 26 August 2012 Time: 16:53

Two goals from Lerato Chabangu and a third from Bennett Chenene inside 20 minutes against Mamelodi Sundowns sent Moroka Swallows through in the MTN8.

Chabangu's quick brace did the damage early on, while Chenene added the third to hand Swallows an early 3-0 advantage.

Modise scored with a fantastic free-kick in the 23rd minute, but Swallows held onto the two-goal advantage until injury time, when Mushekwi grabbed another.

The teams had played to a 3-3 draw in the first leg in Atteridgeville, and Swallows go through on a 5-6 aggregate.

Swallows will now face SuperSport United in the MTN8 Final on September 22, with the venue still to be determined.

Sundowns had the first good chance of the match inside five minutes, when Modise stepped up to take a free-kick from 30 metres. The Downs captain went for the cross, finding Lebohang Mokoena, whose header went straight to Greg Etafia.

Swallows edged into the game, and on 10 minutes Nomvete made a run down the right, finding Chabangu unmarked for the first goal.

Four minutes later Swallows had their second, as Nomvete again provided the cross for Chabangu, whose cool finish handed The Birds a 2-0 lead.

On 20 minutes Lefa Tsutsulupa made an enterprising run into the box, but his shot was blocked by Wayne Sandilands. Chenene was there to collect the rebound, however, and headed home for the third.

Three minutes later, Modise pulled one back with a free-kick into the top right corner.

10 minutes from half-time Tebogo Langerman almost added a second for Downs, but his free-kick, in a good position on the edge of the penalty area, flew over the crossbar.

Sandilands had to dive full length to deflect a shot from Chabangu 15 minutes from time, as the former Sundowns man searched for his hat-trick.

The Brazilians made a final push in the last 15 minutes of the game, and Mushekwi got their second in injury time, but it proved too little, too late.

Previous comments on this story...

posted: 04:57 pm
Ka bo nyello.... Tsamaya Ka bo Nyello.. Tsamaya
Ba bo Nyello... Tsamaya ka bo nyello.. Tsamaya
posted: 04:58 pm
I said after loosing to this Tuckshop that the bad for loosing to this Tuckshop is that they will not reach the final and win the trophy.
The Phefeni Boy
posted: 05:00 pm
Football is not for sale, money can never buy football.

Well done to the Dube Birds......Soweto is in the final.
The Phefeni Boy
posted: 05:03 pm
What a beatifull weekend..
posted: 05:04 pm
I wonder what is Sundowns coach saying now ,has he typed resignation letter already ? , because he said will resign if he fail to win silverware, but I feel for him , too many injuries on his team. GOOD LUCK TO FANS OF SWALLOWS & SUPERSPORT WHO LET THE FOOTBALL DO THE TALKING, unlike some of us.
posted: 05:05 pm
We cn argue tl 2020 our team z a fluke & a chocker.De z lot 2b done der,our playerz dnt lyk dyc team.I 4c another drought at chlorkop.mxm dyz playerz at da bk.
Jealous Down
posted: 05:09 pm
Ka Bo Yellow my foot!
posted: 05:09 pm
Wht goez arnd comez arnd... I acept our defeat congra 2 Ssu &Sw.
Real Champ T'zozo
posted: 05:09 pm
Bolaya Swallows bolaya ke mpya dilo tseo !!
Real Champ T'zozo
posted: 05:10 pm
Bolaya Supersport bolayaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa ke dimpya dilo tseo !!!!
Real Champ T'zozo
posted: 05:11 pm
Supersport and Swai swai have made my weekend. I'm still celebrating Suppersport's massacre of Chibuku FC.

Bolayaaaaa Superport bolayaaaaa,,,,,,ke dimpya dilo tseo.
Nespray is a movie star look alike coach
posted: 05:12 pm
Pirates n Sundowns wil go bek to de drawing boards

those of you who wher unable to make the last for

1, 2, 3 cumon bark bobbys dogs bark
Real Champ T'zozo
posted: 05:12 pm
Supersport 3

Rats 0
posted: 05:12 pm
another one bite the dust,sundwnz vs pie-rats in d final,kuphy khona,ukuthy niyathanda ukuzulisa nazikahle ukuthy nizothola u800000 lyk us.shame on u.
Mthinayi (Bugs Killer)
posted: 05:13 pm
Yaa nee, when I said in this Mtn8 cup there is only one winner who takes everything,still even now there is only one winner.

When Sdowns beat us 4-1 most of opposition sides were making lot of noise saying Chiefs is average club,but the tune is total different.
Mo Freak
posted: 05:14 pm
How i so love footaball, dey say never laugh @ a man's misfotune's & datz exactly wat Pie-rats did wen choker's beat us Four. Now look wat happend 2 dem yesterday, as 4 Choker's dey choked again wit their So-called 'Galaxy' of star's.
1 ting i gotta say is 'Myeni' & 'Manqele' belong 2 Chiefs, their style of football duznt suit our rivals!
K4L til BBM turns mute!
Nespray is a movie star look alike coach
posted: 05:14 pm

long tym jita...Pirates loose you appears.

fact remains that Sundowns is 4-1 better dan Chiefs
Real Champ T'zozo
posted: 05:15 pm
Nespray you have been talking too much KAK over the last few days saying that your fucken Rats are GUARANTEED a win. Now o nyile mpya ke wena.
MjeyB wa le Khosi
posted: 05:17 pm
Eish mara ka boyelo, we beat zebras 4-1 a few weeks ago. Kwaaaa, m a Sunflop until Chokers FC win at least one cup on offer.
Nespray is a movie star look alike coach
posted: 05:18 pm

whoeva allowed Jesikha is Sundowns dressing room is to blame. they shuld hve took a lesson from Pirates dat you dnt take turns on Jesikha b4 de game n go all out to win

Jesikha must give her services to Chiefs since she works for dem.
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