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News: FC Platinum lose to Esperance in Champions League match: Highlights


The Zimbabwe Castle Lager Premier Soccer League 2018 champions, FC Platinum were today, 18 January 2019, overpowered by Esperance Tunis 2-0 in Tunis.

Taha Yassine Khenissi scored both goals to make it 2-0 for ES Tunis against visitors FC Platinum in the Group B match of the Total-Caf Champions League 2019 season.

The match was played in a closed stadium, 'without supporters' because of a ban faced by Esperance whos supporters in the last season's  Champions League final match were charged of abusing opponents.

ES Tunis are the current holders of Total-Caf Champions League Trophy, while Zimbabwe's FC Platinum are just new to the tournament's group stages.

In the other Group B match,  Orlando Pirates 3 Horoya 0.

Next Total-Caf Champions League Group B Matches:

Sat, 2 Feb 2019

FC Platinum 15:00 Horoya (Barbourfields Stadium, Bulawayo)
Orlando Pirates 21:00 Esperance

The next match between FC Platinum and ES Tunis will be played on the 16th of March 2019 at 15:00 (Barbourfields Stadium Bulawayo).

Total-Caf Champions League Group Log Standings:

Esperance Tunis 4
Orlando Pirates 4
FC Platinum 1
Horoya AC 1

Click here to watch 2 Esperance 0 FC Platinum Highlights

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