2 - 2
Loftus Versveld Stadium
26/11/2007 16:00

Peter Ndlovu got a late equaliser for Sundowns

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Sundowns and Cosmos draw

Posted: 26 November 2007 Time: 19:02

Mamelodi Sundowns and Jomo Cosmos drew 2-2 in an Absa Premier League match played at Loftus on Monday afternoon.

The Sundowns goals were scored by Benson Mhlongo and Peter Ndlovu, while Anthony Laffor and Lethola Mofokeng were on target for Cosmos.

Three of the goals were scored in the last ten minutes with both sides throwing everything into attack.

The match was even in the possession stakes with both sides having lots of shots at goal, keeping Avril Phali and Calvin Marlin busy.

In the 25th minute Sundowns took the lead when Mhlongo received the ball 10-yards out and appeared to miss-kick, but the ball managed to roll over the goalline to give his side the lead.

Cosmos got the equaliser in the 81st minute when Laffor scored with a right-footed shot in the top corner from just inside the big box.

And five minutes later Cosmos took the lead when Mofokeng scored with a left-footed shot that flew into the top corner from 18-yards out.

In the 89th minute Sundowns equalised when Ndlovu scored with a shot from inside the box after receiving a pass from Manqoba Ngwenya.

In the end a draw was probably a fair result as there was very little to choose between the two sides.

Previous comments on this story...

Anonymous
posted: 07:19 pm
Gordon used a very clever tactic by starting the eleven with Marlin resting Baloyi for the final.Thats good coach keep it up!We want to see Brian making those brilliant saves in the final!keep it up sundawana!wish you all the best ahead of your so called "David vs Goliath" encounter.
Anonymous
posted: 10:12 pm
nldovu once again proved his capabilities. I think a draw at this stage is not a crissis hence we are facing the Telkom final against chiefs. It's a good thing tha finally Gordon gave Shakes a chance to play, I hope he'll do that again on Saturday. That would be a good start for Sundowns build ups to retain the league.
keep it up Boys.
Anonymous
posted: 11:05 pm
A draw against Cosmos is not a bad result at all, especially when you consider that they(Cosmos) are a team that always rises to the occasion when playing against the 'big' teams and they are at the bottom of the log standings so they are trying everything to move away from that dangerous zone, good thing they failed to do it at the expense of Sundowns. good showing boys, keep it up, we demand a win on you next league encounter. All the best for the Telkom Knockout.
Anonymous
posted: 12:23 am
Sundowns will win on Saturday provided Gordon plays Shakes Ngwenya, Chabangu and Ndlovu upfront. Apataki and Carelse should be rested together with Oom Manzi.
Anonymous
posted: 07:53 am
its high time that gordon uses young stars for the benefits of sundowns,it is also important for him to changes the players as many times as possible.
Anonymous
posted: 07:54 am
its high time that gordon uses young stars for the benefits of sundowns,it is also important for him to changes the players as many times as possible.
Anonymous
posted: 08:35 am
if Jomo failed 2 punish you guys yesterday then you are in for more problems on the weekend just watch the space,Tshwane you will be rested in peace
Anonymous
posted: 10:24 am
it's good to see the likes of Ngoepe and shakes playing, the Acuna adjusting well, but I still don't understand what Apataki's dtill doing? Lets see Ndlela and Arendse given a run.
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