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FULL-TIME: Australia 1-1 Bafana

Posted: 26 May 2014 Time: 11:14

Bafana Bafana played to a 1-1 draw against Australia in an international friendly in Sydney today. This way for all the action as it happened.

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FT: Australia 1 (Cahill 14') South Africa 1 (Patosi 13')

91' - Late scare for Meyiwa as an Australian header goes just wide of his left-hand post. SUB: Nhlapho (ON) for Serero (OFF)

90' - There will be 4 minutes of added time as the game peters out. 

88' - Lone striker Mthembu forced wide every time he has the ball with very little support from his teammates.

82' - BOOKING for Ngcongca, Bafana's first yellow card of the game. Aus 1-1 SA.

81' - Senzo gathers another attempt from range by Australia, a routine stop. Aus 1-1 SA.

76' - A frustrated Serero shoots over the crossbar as Bafana struggle to create clear scoring opportunities.

73' - The game has lost the excitement of the first half following a string of subs, mostly by Australia. Aus 1-1 SA.

69' - Zungu shoots from the edge of the box but it sails wide of the right-hand upright. Aus 1-1 SA.

63' - SUB for Bafana: Zwane (ON) for goalscorer Patosi (OFF). Aus 1-1 SA.

60' - SUB for Bafana: S Mthembu (ON) for Rantie (OFF)

58' - Bafana with quick, short passes around the edge of the area, Rantie eventually firing wide from a tight angle.

57' - Leckie beats Nthethe for pace but drags his shot wide of the left upright. Aus 1-1 SA.

55' - Australia have made a couple of changes already, Bafana have only brought on Zungu so far.

47' - Patosi comes close with a powerful long-range shot that goes just wide of the right-hand upright.

46' - SUB for Bafana: Zungu (ON) for Phala (OFF). The second half is underway.

Bafana bench: Williams, Mkhwanazi, Khumalo, Nhlapho, Zungu, Zwane, S. Mthembu

HT: Australia 1 (Cahill 14') South Africa 1 (Patosi 13')

33' - Hlompho Kekana tries another 'click, click, bang' but misfires way into row Z from 35 yards.

32' - Rantie gets to the edge of the area and lays it to Yeye, who bizarrely opts to cut it back when he should have shot.

28' - Serero shows a neat turn and picks out the onrushing Phala, whose shot is blocked. Serero looking good today.

27' - Australia looking more likely to score next and showing flair in attack as Senzo cuts out a dangerous square-ball.

21' - Senzo with yet another save as Australia continue to rain in the shots on goal. Aus 1-1 SA.

17 - Senzo is being kept busy in goal and produces another save diving to his right, but he was at fault for Australia's goal.

12' - GOAL!! Cahill rises above Meyiwa and powers home a header! Mathoho unable to keep it out on the line. Aus 1-1 SA.

11' - GOAL!! Patosi slots into the bottom-right corner after great work from Rantie! Aus 0-1 SA.

8' - Meyiwa with another save as the Aussies put massive pressure on Bafana's backline!

7' - Double save by Meyiwa! First diving to his left to keep out a delected shot then a point-blank header from a corner!

5' – Frenetic start to the game as Australia boss the play in the opening exchanges. 

1' – The match is underway. South Africa in white and Australia in gold.

Reneilwe Letsholonyane will captain the side as Gordon Igesund prepares for what could be his second-last game in charge.

Thulani Serero says the team is ready to "shock everyone" today.

Australia XI: Ryan, Franjic, McGowan, Wilkinson, Davidson, Holland, Milligan, Troisi, Oar, Cahill (c), Leckie

Bafana XI: Meyiwa, Ngcongca, Nthethe, Mathoho, Mokeke, Phala, Kekana, Yeye (c), Patosi, Serero, Rantie

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Livefyre comments on this story...

LOBOLA
posted: 2014-05-26 09:55:41

SORES    BAFAANA   BAFAA NA    OWN  GOAL

LOBOLA
posted: 2014-05-26 09:56:10

BAFAANA BAFAANA   1    THE AUSIES  0

Phenyoza
posted: 2014-05-26 09:56:21

Sgegede Skhokho are you self employed?


Sgegede
posted: 2014-05-26 09:56:38

And we let them Equalize eish 

Phenyoza
posted: 2014-05-26 09:57:06

Sgegede Good job boss... Hope Kickoff is taking note


LOBOLA
posted: 2014-05-26 09:57:13

CAHILL JUST  EQUALIZES

MoraBucsKeikutlwa
posted: 2014-05-26 09:57:30

Ds cowz dont protect senzo..eish

LOBOLA
posted: 2014-05-26 09:57:49

DAMNN    Meyiwa  made a   wrong descission  to move out  his line

Braveheart de XVI
posted: 2014-05-26 09:57:55

President Jacob Zuma has reshuffled cabinet and is as follows:

Minister of dockets and records: Mr Irvan Khoza

Minister of English in education: Mr Siyabonga Sangweni

Minister of misses: Mr Ndumiso Mabena

Minister of health and teeth disorder: Mr Patrick Pungwayo

Minister of old age: Oupa Manyisa

Minister of excuses: V.V

Sgegede
posted: 2014-05-26 09:58:02

MoraBucsKeikutlwa Ahhh but Tower tried man

Thembawamakhosi
posted: 2014-05-26 09:58:13

aykhona that game don't sound okay.... 1-1 already

Black4ever
posted: 2014-05-26 09:59:09

Heavy Nasty Merrick 

Uzophola make sure you finish the medication the doctor prescribed for you

LOBOLA
posted: 2014-05-26 09:59:36

Heavy Nasty Merrick 

Who cares abt politics   of the   corrupt  BALD   president   Jacob  Zuma  .. WE  ARE  TALING  abt  Football foool..

Sgegede
posted: 2014-05-26 10:00:59

Phenyoza I'm proud of Senzo, the score would have been worse if it wasnt for him, i just hope they will keep up with the pace 

Backpage
posted: 2014-05-26 10:02:01

This one is for Senzo and Tower. Senzo could have just punch it and Tower just head it away instead of trying to clear with foot but in all good game

deleted_33114379_Thami101
posted: 2014-05-26 10:02:30

Minister of clownism: Heavy Nasty Merrick 

MoraBucsKeikutlwa
posted: 2014-05-26 10:04:04

Robot tower...how can senzo already be saving 5 in five minutes

Backpage
posted: 2014-05-26 10:04:47

Serero stop falling with every bit of touch boy be a man fight

Sgegede
posted: 2014-05-26 10:05:43

Thembawamakhosi its a very good game khosi, the pace is of an international standard

MoraBucsKeikutlwa
posted: 2014-05-26 10:06:44

This back 4 is benschoeman...

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