It was a weekend of mixed fortunes for Mzansi’s exports with Phillipe Sandler finally making his debut in France while Kurt Abrahams continued his good start at his new club K.M.S.K Deinze in Belgium.
KURT ABRAHAMS & LYLE FOSTER
Belgian First Division B leaders KV Westerlo locked horns against rivals K.M.S.K Deinze on Sunday evening and the two South Africans were on opposite sides as the game ended in a thrilling 2-2 draw.
Abrahams played 69 minutes and laid an assist for the second goal while Foster came on in the 46th minute of the game.
Westerlo remain in first place with 11 points from five games while Deinze are third with nine points from the same number of games.
Jordan was a 56th minute substitute as FC Helsingor continued their good run of form with a 4-2 win against Fredericia in the Danish second tier.
The former EA Guingamp midfielder was introduced at the start of the second half, but he couldn’t help Caykur Rizespor avoid a 3-1 loss against Adana Demirspor in the Turkish Super Lig.
SPHEPHELO SITHOLE & THIBANG PHETE
Sithole started and got substituted in the 58th minute for compatriot Thibang Phete as SAD Belenenses drew 1-1 against Gil Vicente in the Primeira Liga.
The striker played 90 minutes, but couldn’t help FC Suwon avoid a 2-1 defeat against FC Seoul in the Korean K-League.
The defender made his debut for Estac Troyes coming on as a 78th minute substitute in their 1-1 draw against Montpellier in Ligue 1.
The midfielder got another 90 minutes under his belt putting in an excellent shift to help FC Mariehamn defeat HIFK 3-0 the Finnish Veikkausliga on Saturday evening.
Smith played 90 minutes as FC Honka drew 0-0 against HJK in the Finnish Veikkausliga.
Moloto played the entire 90 minutes, but couldn’t help FC Tulsa avoid a 1-0 defeat against Austin Bold.
The winger lasted 65 minutes as San Diego Loyal defeated Tacoma Defiance 1-0 in the USL Championship on Monday morning.
The attacking midfielder lasted 63 minutes as AFC Wimbledon lost 1-0 against Plymouth in the English League One on Saturday evening.
Chauke played 90 minutes, but couldn’t help Southampton U23 avoid a 2-0 defeat against Burnley in the English Premier League 2 on Sunday afternoon.
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