SuperSport United's African Champions League ambitions suffered a major setback when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Jeanne d' Arc of Senegal in the quarter-final clash at Loftus Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The match was played in front of a sparse crowd and only livened up in teh second half, with both teams going all out to snatch a late winner.
The first half was a dull affair with both teams adopting a cautious approach and the score remained 0-0 at half-time.
However, United started the second period much stronger and took the lead eight minutes after teh restart when skipper Ricardo Katza rose highest to head home Mandla Zwane's free-kick.
But matters then went bad for the home side when they had Siboniso Gaxa sent for a second bookable offence.
The visitors continued pushing forward in search of an equaliser and were rewarded a minute from teh end when Makhete Ndiaye headed home Niokhor Fall's free kick to level the score at 1-1.
The result leaves SuperSport rooted to the bottom of the group, while Jeanne d'Arc move up into second spot with four points.