Major Soweto Derby Talking Points

After a couple of weeks of constant referee criticism by PSL coaches, we look at all the major incidents that took place during the Telkom Knockout quarter-final between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates. 

Below are the most from the clash and the minute in which they occurred. 

9 – Njabulo Blom catches Vincent Pule with his studs.  

22 – Samir Nurkovic heads home Khama Billiat’s pass but the offside flag is raised.  

31 – Thembinkosi Lorch appears to stamp on Khama Billiat’s leg. A mass altercation breaks out with Chiefs players needing to be restrained from confronting Lorch. 

34 – Lorch creates a goal just seconds after only receiving a yellow card.

42 – Mthokozisi Dube goes into the book for catching Billiat late with his studs in a sliding challenge. 

44 – Rulani Mokwena motions to the referee that Pule was caught with an elbow by Erick Mathoho.

45 – Fortune Makaringe charges down a pass by Daniel Akpeyi and goes down under a challenge from the goalkeeper.  

50 – Dube gets his second yellow card after the referee deemed the right back to have pulled back Billiat.  

52 – Penalty appeal by Chiefs as Ntsikelelo Nyauza appears to catch Dumisani Zuma late in the box.  

55 – Penalty appeal for Pirates as Pule is set skywards by Yagan Sasman’s challenge.  

76 – Wayne Sandilands goes down with a hamstring injury and Pirates’ players assemble to discuss tactics on the sideline. Ernst Middendorp doesn’t think he was really hurt. 

92 – Abel Mabaso concedes a penalty for handball in the box.  

97 – Pirates appeal for a penalty as Lorch goes down inside the box. 

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