SA players abroad wrap: Dolly, Erasmus, Jali, Mahlangu, Mayambela, Mokotjo, Ndlovu, Zungu, Phiri
Posted: 18 September 2017 Time: 09:56
Andile Jali’s Oostende are in deep trouble, while Joel Untersee grabbed his third assist of the season, as KickOff.com keeps a close eye on South Africans plying their trade abroad.
Dolly came on in added time as Montpellier secured just their second win of the season, a 1-0 victory away at Troyes, leaving them 12th on the Ligue 1 table.
There was still no sign of Kermit Erasmus as Rennes – now sitting 15th in the Ligue 1 standings – went down 1-0 to Nice thanks to a bullet strike by maverick Italian striker Mario Balotelli.
Jacobs played 90 minutes in Queen of the South’s 2-1 loss to Greenock Morton, missing the chance to go top of the log. They’re now third on the Championship table, two points behind Dunfermline.
Oostende’s dismal start to the season continued as they slumped to a sixth league defeat in seven games, going down 2-0 at home to Gent. Jali played the full 90 minutes in the centre of the park.
Mahlangu featured for the entire match as Dinamo Bucuresti blew a 2-0 lead to draw 2-2 at CSU Craiova, a result which leaves them seventh on the table, nine points off the summit after 10 games played.
The young forward was subbed off after 80 minutes as Swedish club Degerfors went down 2-1 to Varnamo, leaving them seventh on the log after 24 matches played.
Mfeka was taken off after 57 minutes as Reno 1868, who ended the game with ten men, went down 1-0 to Rio Grande Valley, leaving them third and seven points behind table-toppers Real Monarchs in the USL Western Conference.
Moloto played the entire game as Swope Park Rangers beat San Antonio 5-2, leaving them second on the USL Western Conference table, four points behind Real Monarchs.
Mokotjo played 74 minutes in Brentford’s 1-1 draw at Reading for just their fourth point of the campaign as they sit third-from-bottom in the English Championship standings.
Ndlovu started in Qarabag’s 2-0 win over Kapaz, leaving them second on the Premyer Liqa log, just a point behind Zira with a game in hand.
Nunes played the full 90 minutes as his Polish club Pogon Szczecin lost 3-1 to Wisla Plock. They’re now 13th on the log after nine matches played.
Phiri played 80 minutes in Guingamp’s 1-0 victory over Lille, helping his side move up to 10th in the Ligue 1 standings.
Singh played 71 minutes as bottom-of-the-log Braga II grabbed just their fourth point of the season in a 1-1 draw with UD Oliveirense.
Untersee grabbed two assists in Empoli’s 3-0 victory over Ascoli, as they now sit just two points adrift of table-toppers Perugia in the Italian Serie B standings.
Veldwijk came on for the last 23 minutes as Dutch side Groningen lost 2-1 at NAC Breda. They are 10th on the Eredivisie table after five games played.
Zungu got his first start for Amiens, playing 81 minutes in a 2-0 loss to Olympique Marseille. Amiens are now 14th on the log with six points after six games.
*Lebogang Manyama will be in action on Monday night as Konyaspor take on Turkish giants Besiktas in their next league encounter.