Hello and welcome to the live commentary of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification Group D match between South Africa and Cape Verde at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban.
South Africa XI: Sandilands, Gould, Hlatshwayo, Hlanti, Mphahlele, Furman, Kekana, Zwane, Dolly, Grobler, Rantie.
Cape Verde XI: Dias, Tiago, Pereira, Santos, Da Cruz, Rodrigues, Soares, Rocha, Carlos, Mendes, Tavares.
FULL-TIME: South Africa 1-2 Cape Verde.
94′ – Cape Verde sub: Admar IN, Rodrigues OUT.
90′ – The fourth official has added four minutes.
89′ – GOAL! South Africa 1-2 Cape Verde. Jali beats Vozinha with a powerful low shot.
85′ – Cape Verde sub: Totti IN, Mendes OUT.
80′ – South Africa are pressing Cape Verde, but the Blue Sharks defence has been solid in the second-half.
77′ – South Africa sub: Tau IN, Kekana OUT.
Cape Verde sub: Platini IN, Tavares OUT.
75′ – South Africa coach Stuart Baxter is about to introduce attack-minded Tau with Cape Verde defending in numbers.
70′ – Play is stopped as Cape Verde defender Stopira is down injured.
66′ – GOAL! South Africa 0-2 Cape Verde. Rodrigues cuts inside and he beats Sandilands with a thunderous long range effort.
South Africa sub: Jali IN, Grobler OUT.
65′ – CHANCE! Cape Verde attacker Mendes beats two South Africa defenders, but he fires over the crossbar.
60′ – South Africa are trailing 1-0 against Cape Verde as we reach the hour-mark here in Durban.
56′ – South Africa sub: Manyama IN, Zwane OUT.
55′ – CHANCE! South Africa striker Grobler heads straight into Cape Verde keeper Vozinha’s hands as the hosts look to respond with a goal.
51′ – GOAL! South Africa 0-1 Cape Verde. Rodrigues fires past Sandilands with a powerful effort from a free-kick.
50′ – South Africa striker Rantie unleashes a powerful shot which narrowly misses the target as the hosts search for the opening goal.
46′ – The second-half is underway.
HALF-TIME: South Africa 0-0 Cape Verde.
45′ – The fourth official has added two minutes.
40′ – CHANCE! Cape Verde defender Stopira’s heads wide of the target with the Bafana defence caught ball watching.
35′ – South Africa striker Rantie is fouled near the Cape Verde box and Kekana fires the resultant free-kick just over the crossbar as the home side press the Blue Sharks.
30′ – Cape Verde midfielder Mendes forces shot-stopper Sandilands into a save and at the other end, goalkeeper Vozinha denies South Africa striker Grobler.
25′ – Bafana’s long-range specialist Kekana tries his luck from range, but his effort sails over the crossbar.
20′ – Bafana Bafana combine nicely on the edge of the Blue Sharks box, but Dolly loses possession.
15′ – CLOSE! Cape Verde midfielder Mendes tries to beat South Africa keeper Sandilands from range, but his effort goes just over the crossbar.
10′ – CHANCE! End-to-end stuff as the ball falls kindly for South Africa striker Rantie in the Cape Verde box, but he fires wide of the target.
5′ – CHANCE! Cape Verde midfielder Rocha’s effort goes straight into South Africa goalkeeper Sandilands‘ hands as the visitors threaten first.
1′ – The match is underway.