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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...

The Phefeni Boy
posted: 05:50 pm
Supersport United FC vs Moroka Swallows FC....MTN 8 final..
Milutin Sredojević (HLABARINTO)
posted: 05:55 pm
So it's comfirmed that The DTC will take on Izikhothane in the Mtn 8 final, i believe DTC will win this one by 6 goals to nil with Mam Ruby and Kadarshian scoring hatrick each...
Mthinayi (Bugs Killer)
posted: 06:00 pm
If I dwell on your situation, I'm sure I will end up breaking hearts of lot of people direct or indirect. Mfethu you keep on saying one thing every time when you an opportunity. I'm sure even your fellow brothers and sisters won't support you on this less mind hatred.

Amakhosi for life
SnoR'iTa
posted: 06:01 pm
I feel sorry for King Teko my Boy if you want Silverware Just Swallow that Pride and Join Amakhosi there you will win something with the team not individually else....Aish....Fly High The Birds...Team Work and Dedication All the Way....
The Phefeni Boy
posted: 06:02 pm
@Hlabarinto

Holla Khosilami........hope you are enjoying your weekend like Iam.

ike wa lekhosi
posted: 06:02 pm
sunflowers won the mtn8 by beating chiefs 4-1. Waii Manqele wher wher u boy, i told u tht u will soon be quiet papa this s football. Nxtym u will start n the bench then stands accodintly.
The Phefeni Boy
posted: 06:06 pm
@Bugs Killer

I can sense that you are having a wonderful weekend Khosilami...,,dont let anyone spoil it...

keep loving the peace.
Real Champ T'zozo
posted: 06:13 pm
Congratulations to Swallows for reaching the finals.

They will play Orlando Pirates in the finals. Pirates won their match against Supersport 3-0 at Orlando Stadium where THEY NEVER LOSE A MATCH.
Nipsy
posted: 06:16 pm
@ Nespray

Sho man, I feel sorry that your previously disadvantaged team is going back to poverty and I hope you will not disappear. I am no longer a full-time employee on this forum, I have a company to run. I have received a picture of an ugly naked woman on my email, is that you who send that email to me?
......................

I hated loosing to Tuckshop in a cup match not because on the 4-1 scoreline but because I knew they were not going to reach the final. I was angry like a girl who fell pregnant on a one-night-stand.
Real Champ T'zozo
posted: 06:17 pm
FACT IS Pie Rats e nyile. Hahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahaahah........

The dagga smoking gorillas are still in shock. Only the glue sniffing Nespray idiot is around talking endless rubbish. You can sense the poor rascal is still dazed and confused.
Lacoste_AM-A-Khosi
posted: 06:20 pm
Congratulation to Swai, it was nice being at the stadium to witness this thriller. It's money we'll spent. I'm looking forward to the finals where 'ofcorse' I'll be there.

Lerato, Jabu Mahlangu should not hesitate to call you for that book that you wrote called " From Zero to Hero"
Nespray is a movie star look alike coach
posted: 06:45 pm
Nipsy

hahaha, tsek wena madlandunna....u changed your email, dat one i once managed to hack it no longer works...am not a woman,

m a shot fit guy who resembles the looks of Rey Mysterio in the WWE...lastly u cnt run a company wth the fashion sence of mofokeng frm emzini wesintsizwa n de the intellect of mopheme. representing the company wher your jus a mere employee in running competitions doesnt imply that you run the company
Mthinayi (Bugs Killer)
posted: 07:03 pm
@ Phefeni boy

Mfethu to be real honest I don't even feel any cramp in my body or my soil, khosi langempela.

I only see threes konke Mfethu kuyizihlala. It was 3 yesterday and today I saw another 3.

I hope next week we will keep our goal tallies higher than ever.

Khosi lami let's enjoy life fully of being Amakhosi of Psl and African soccer.
Horikishna
posted: 07:05 pm
Nespray movie star look alike coach: Jessica is much beter than ur prostitute sister just leave her alone the two better teams clean. Rise khosi rise
Nespray is a movie star look alike coach
posted: 07:11 pm
Horikishna

you forgot to say my prostitutes sister was mentored by your Gogo bcos she was idolising your mom for far too long.

we wil talk abt Jesikha cos she is in de public eye, if u want to bring dis upon your family...continue involving my family membas.

lets all enjoy kickoff in de name of Jesikha, say cheeers 2 dat...cheeers
posterboy
posted: 07:30 pm
@nespray umnqundu ka nyoko omkhulu
sunpower
posted: 07:30 pm
neskeens and motsepe must go with their under 20 team
Nespray is a movie star look alike coach
posted: 07:35 pm
Posterboy

nyoko- wakho una mbhobo nga'phansi...your daddy hides his magic stick in there during de nite

msunu ka nyoko
Magaya: The Double Winner
posted: 07:36 pm
I once warned that in future sundwns will find it hard to win by a big margin like when they beat chiefs coz others wud have seen how they play. It started with a narrow win to chippa, loss to chiefs, draw with swallows and losss to swallows...the downward spiral is likely to continue for a while. As for pierats, their overated jali missed tackes and those led to goals.next thing the galaxy is dearth of stars.
Magaya: The Double Winner
posted: 07:39 pm
Meant "tackles"
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