2 - 2
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13/08/2014 19:30
Referee: Victor Hlungwani

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Posted: 13 August 2014 Time: 21:25

Bloemfontein Celtic made it five games without defeat against Orlando Pirates after a thrilling 2-2 draw at Free State Stadium.

Celtic twice led through Joel Mogorosi and Aleni Ndengane, but the Buccaneers hit back both times through Oupa Manyisa.

After a quiet opening 15 minutes, Celtic broke the deadlock when Mogorosi rose highest to head home Keegan Ritchie’s corner after Senzo Meyiwa came out and missed the ball. 

Pirates eventually got going and Patrick Tignyemb was called into action in the 39th minute to smother a low shot from Thabo Matlaba, before tipping away a long-range effort from Happy Jele.

With half-time approaching, Musa Bilankulu was guilty of a lazy challenge in the area on Mpho Makola. The referee awarded the spot-kick, and Manyisa made no mistake for his second goal in two games.

Pirates were still busy tying bootlaces when Celtic reclaimed the lead in the first minute after the break – Ndengane with a back-post header to bury Ritchie’s excellent free-kick.

But just five minutes later Bucs were level again, and again Manyisa was the scorer. His run from deep was perfectly timed as he tapped home Kermit Erasmus’ pinpoint square-ball.

Both sides pushed hard for a winner after that, with Hellings Mhango notably stinging Meyiwa’s palms, but there was to be no more goals.

HOME: Bloemfontein Celtic

Coach: Ernst Middendorp
Formation: four three one two

AWAY: Orlando Pirates

Coach: Vladimir Vermezovic
Formation: four two three one

Livefyre comments on this story...

mafa mnguni
posted: 2014-08-13 19:37:54

Hard luck baccuneers a point is better than nothing. UP THE BUCS

Hosi Mthenjane
posted: 2014-08-13 19:38:16

It's Swallows once again. Who's next in line to get a 2-1 hiding?

thebigbucs
posted: 2014-08-13 19:38:50

mthandazo mngqithi thebigbucs  but we gave him million chances and he failed to deliver....now we are giving Kermit a chance and if he fails....we get another.

The Phefeni Boy®™
posted: 2014-08-13 19:39:16

iPirates AYISAFANI

Tzozo (Rats are Double Trophyless)
posted: 2014-08-13 19:39:18

Penalties FC. But still it was not enough.

Ba nyile

Onside10
posted: 2014-08-13 19:39:38

The Bucs will come good, the build up play is very good. Just need to be more clinical.

Tzozo (Rats are Double Trophyless)
posted: 2014-08-13 19:40:20

Wen everything else fails just find something to cheer you up.

Scotch khosi
posted: 2014-08-13 19:41:04

lol one skiper 

K.I.C (Khosiologyst)
posted: 2014-08-13 19:41:39

Oup__a___ Manyisa Fill in the missing letters Makhosi!! (3 marks) to be donated to our rich Mamelodi Prostitutes.

Answer: Oupenalty Manyisa.

Themba_DTC_1937
posted: 2014-08-13 19:41:45

We are Nedbank Champs, and Chiefs are ......…............ Champs (Qedela wena).

Mosixty
posted: 2014-08-13 19:42:11

 We were promised August........Now we are in August and it is still dark in there. Manyesa is a leading goal scorer at Pirates thanx to brown envelope penalties

Shukza
posted: 2014-08-13 19:42:58

Bring back Lekgwathi. Pirates needs his leadership. Khosi I remain.

Okada man
posted: 2014-08-13 19:42:59

Point away frm home is not bad guyz

MthokozisiNhlaloNcube
posted: 2014-08-13 19:43:54

i can't blame Vv for not substituting because once the he does that the momentum goes down completely

TrojanHorse
posted: 2014-08-13 19:44:35

Replacing Sar with Nyauza ? Why not play Kermit as a supporting striker and pelembe/majoro as an out and out striker. I believe VV will get it rigth.

Tzozo (Rats are Double Trophyless)
posted: 2014-08-13 19:44:37

The dagga smokers were telling everybody who cared to listen after their win over SSU that they will crush every team this season now as usual we hear a diffrent tune. Hehe we start slow bla bla bla.

Ba nyile

Extremewisdom( Anti-6 mabone)
posted: 2014-08-13 19:44:58

Sorry bugs

shihambahamba mboweni
posted: 2014-08-13 19:45:20

Congratulations to Senzo Meyiwa for holding the dubious tag of being the leading goalkeeper in terms of conceding goals thus far. He seriously need some competition in that goal post before it's too late.UP THE BUCS!

E3ol9-le2
posted: 2014-08-13 19:45:54

August FC.....Hehehehe.....maybe after this month, they will be November FC!!

Fresha wa lekhosi
posted: 2014-08-13 19:46:03

I said this rats wl draw wetha myeni wl play or nt n they dd nxa useles 

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