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Bucks secure dramatic late win over Milano
3 December 2016

 

Two goals in added time earned Mthatha Bucks a 3-1 win over Milano at the Mthatha Stadium on Saturday.

 

The victory brought to an end a run of five consecutive NFD draws and takes Amathol’amnyama to within three points off the play-off zone with 19 points from 13 games.

 

The hosts scored first through Chileshe Kangwa (pictured above), but Dillan Solomons leveled for Milano, only for an incredible finish to see goals from Mazwi Mncube and Sibongiseni Madikane ensuring maximum points in the second last home game of the year.

 

MATCH HIGHLIGHTS:

 

FULL TIME - Two added time goals give Amathol'amnyama a much-needed win! Mthatha Bucks 3-1 Milano United #NFD

94' - GOOOOAAALL - incredible finish here as Madikane scores, Mncube with the assist! Mthatha Bucks 3-1 Milano United

92' - GOOOAALLLL! Mncube nets from the penalty spot! Mthatha Bucks 2-1 Milano United

88' - Another chance, but Rantabane heads wide from Mncube's corner. Mthatha Bucks 1-1 Milano United

83' - Bucks pressing for the winner, but Jonasi fires wide with only Naicker to beat. Mthatha Bucks 1-1 Milano United

80' - Jonasi is booked. Mthatha Bucks 1-1 Milano United

77'- Dhladhla makes an immediate impact, but his 20-yard shot is off target. Mthatha Bucks 1-1 Milano United

75' - Kangwa and Mokhele are replaced by Madikane and Dhladhla. Mthatha Bucks 1-1 Milano United

67' - Mokoena is booked. Mthatha Bucks 1-1 Milano United

56' - CLOSE! Morris clears Mbhele's free kick off the line. Jonasi on for Fukutwa. Mthatha Bucks 1-1 Milano United

55' - RED CARD - Dickson gets a second booking for another foul on Kangwa. Mthatha Bucks 1-1 Milano United

50' - GOAL - Solomons equalises for the Cape Town team. Mthatha Bucks 1-1 Milano United

48' - Opportunity for Kangwa, but his bicycle kick sails over the bar.

 

HALF TIME in Mthatha: Mthatha Bucks 1-0 Milano United

45' - Davids hacks down a goalbound Kangwa and is booked. 3 min added time to come. Mthatha Bucks 1-0 Milano United

30' - Another chance! But Kangwa heads over from close range after Mbhele's inviting free kick. Mthatha Bucks 1-0 Milano United

25' - Back from the water break and there's a chance for Bucks, but Mokhele blazes over goal. Mthatha Bucks 1-0 Milano United

20' - Fantastic point-blank save from Mngoma stops Booi from levelling. Mthatha Bucks 1-0 Milano United

11' - Another chance, but Naicker denies Mokhele. Mthatha Bucks 1-0 Milano United

6' - GOOOOAAAAL!!!! Morris fails to deal with a long ball, Kangwa capitlises! Mthatha Bucks 1-0 Milano United

Match is underway in Mthatha: Mthatha Bucks 0-0 Milano United

 

LINE-UPS:

 

Mthatha Bucks starting XI v Milano Utd: MNGOMA, LUBISI, MAQOKOLO, SITHOLE, RANTABANE, FUKUTWA, MOKOENA, MBHELE, MOKHELE, MNCUBE & KANGWA.

subs: NKALA, JONASI, DHLADHLA, MAHLOBO, MEREKO, NGEBO & MADIKANE #NFD




 
 
 
 
 


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