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Mamelodi Sundowns AmaZulu PSL

Posted: 31 August 2014 Time: 14:18

Mamelodi Sundowns have heaped more pressure on AmaZulu coach Craig Rosslee after a 2-0 win at Loftus Stadium.

After a goalless first half, the Brazilians scored two goals in six minutes through Cuthbert Malajila to perfectly bounce back from the midweek drubbing by Orlando Pirates.

Pitso Mosimane made three changes to the side, with Thabo Nthethe, Malajila and Kuda Mahachi coming in.

Usuthu entered the clash rock-bottom and it was no surprise that Craig Rosslee also rang the changes – four in all as Willem Mwedihanga, Sifiso Hlanti, John Arwuah and Ayanda Dlamini started.

The visitors started brightly and Kennedy Mweene had to be sharp to save Goodman Dlamini’s effort just two minutes in.

They were even closer on 23 minutes when Sadate Ouro-Akoriko rattled the woodwork with a powerful header from a free-kick.

Sundowns finally hit their stride and looked to have scored when Surprise Moriri got on the end of a corner-kick, but Nhlanhla Shabalala did brilliantly to clear his header off the goalline.

Mario Booysen had a header go wide before a Hlompho Kekana pile-driver was turned around the post, but the goal did eventually come on the hour-mark when Malajila rose well to head Tebogo Langerman’s pin-point cross in at the near-post.

The Zimbabwean international had his second six minutes later, heading in from close-range after a sublime outside-of-the-foot cross from Moriri.

And Malajila will be kicking himself for missing his hat-trick when he fired wide from six yards out with only the goalkeeper to beat.

Ejike Uzoenyi came on late for his Sundowns debut and showed flashes of brilliance, but in the end they settled for a 2-0 win which them back into the top eight.

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Livefyre comments on this story...

Ambitious_Khosi
posted: 2014-08-31 12:36:11

Ok.we will see

shlalo wezihlalo
posted: 2014-08-31 12:41:48

I dont c Schut here, that explains everything. Useshilo ke ushlalo wezihlalo

deleted_21046280_chief inspector
posted: 2014-08-31 12:51:33

No no9 in the Dunusa lineup? That's interesting.

deleted_21046280_chief inspector
posted: 2014-08-31 12:52:26

Ok. Malajila is there, my bad.

msasazi bangiso
posted: 2014-08-31 12:53:10

Schut is injured

EL Vinco
posted: 2014-08-31 12:58:23

Yet another different starting 11, experimenting until when?

Biggymann
posted: 2014-08-31 13:03:42

The bench doesn't even have am impact player that would scare any team away, except for Zungu and the "blow hot and cold" Mashego.

tabzitoreloaded
posted: 2014-08-31 13:05:48

Small teams

mmazongolo12
posted: 2014-08-31 13:08:18

Chop and changing the team is not the good thing to do iya zungu was a passenger against bucs because he was played at a wrong position he is not a left winger but a central mid....... when are we going to see nomandela kanti pitso.... I wish our capt a speedy recovery and I think Mr cool and boysoons are capable of holding it up for him....

Double_Champ_68-Cups(12 League titles)
posted: 2014-08-31 13:21:34

Small teams Sunday matches are boring without Chiefs and Rats

mmazongolo12
posted: 2014-08-31 13:26:44

This atacle is no about chiefs and pirates its about downs and amazulu so please keep your opinion to yourself

nthaudiwalekhosi
posted: 2014-08-31 13:37:59

What an empty stadium....Amazulu will win this one!!!

Bush Doctor(I'm a Mystic Man.
posted: 2014-08-31 13:49:48

Amajita 2 Cameroon 1.Half time

Ambitious_Khosi
posted: 2014-08-31 13:54:37

Flops huffing and puffing.nothing unusual here

Ambitious_Khosi
posted: 2014-08-31 13:55:48

So far so good

Professor_
posted: 2014-08-31 13:55:49

but these Cameroonian boys look 30 all of them..we are being taken for a ride here, anyway amajita will win this match

Fumigator {#Komphela Is A Spaza Shop Coach}
posted: 2014-08-31 13:56:23

Pitso is still building, his last brick will be laid on the 1st of August 2017.

#The5YearsProject.

Sebata
posted: 2014-08-31 14:06:36

I really hope loan sharks win today, its pretty boring up there on the log summit, we need all the challenge we can get.

pyros
posted: 2014-08-31 14:51:51

Well done mashaba big up

Professor_
posted: 2014-08-31 14:52:49

Thula mtwanam silwela lelizwe..dankie amajita well done shakes Mashaba :)

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