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Mamelodi Sundowns beat Ajax Cape Town 3-0

Posted: 17 March 2012 Time: 20:02

Mamelodi Sundowns outplayed Ajax Cape Town in a 3-0 win at the Newlands Stadium on Saturday evening.

It was a flat and tired looking show from the Cape side, possibly as a result of their midweek extra-time cup defeat to AmaZulu.

Downs though were on top of their game and deserved winners.

Ajax had half chances early on, but Nhlanhla Vilakazi’s shot was saved by Wayne Sandilands while Terror Fanteni’s scrambled effort was cleared off the line by the impressive Clayton Daniels.

The Brazilians took the lead after 38 minutes as Elias Pelembe got in at the near post to head home Teko Modise’s corner.

The second goal came six minutes after the restart as Katlego Mphela squared the ball for Modise, who showed composure to curl the ball in at the near post from 14-yards.

Mphela made it 3-0 on the hour mark with a goal of real class as he drifted in from the left and fired in an unstoppable shot across the body of Sandilands; his first league goal in seven matches.

There never appeared to be a way back for an off-form Ajax, although Lebo Manyama wasted a great chance with 67 minutes gone when he failed to beat Sandilands when clear through on goal.

George Akpabio was also guilty of missing, getting an attempted chip all wrong with the game in injury time.

By Anthony McLennan

Previous comments on this story...

KING?
posted: 09:08 am

time for Bennie to bring down another giant

Njenje must play Rantie n Bennie n all will be done.
MoDawana
posted: 09:20 am
A championship winning team grafts out three points convincly even without playing well. We were not our usual best but will wellcome the three points.

PLEA TO SECHEBA SAMA SANDAWANA: Lets pack Loftus and increase the AMBIANCE we are known for. Infact we should start the AMBIANCE from Arcadia till Hartfield.

Note: we are playing a team with volatile supporters so please leave your kids at home for safety and preventing them from picking up bad manners i.e swearing for 90 minutes.
SOMALI_*_PIRATE
posted: 09:24 am
Ajax, please give away 3 when you play Bucs as well since you are in generous mood, but as for Mphela, shuu, that was a killer goal ntwana, I did not see all goals in the weekend but you get my vote for the goal of the week. O ba bolaile mola Killer. Expect tougher oponents on Tuesday.
MoDawana
posted: 09:25 am
KA BO YELO! KA BO YEEEEEEEEEEEEEE HEHEL0
KA BO YELO IYELELE MAMA
PILO YAKA ITLALA LITHABO HAKI SHEBA T-SHIRT YAKA

KA BO YELO! KA BO YEEEEEEEEEE HEHELO
KA BO YELO IYELELE MAMA!
Anonymous
posted: 09:29 am
Great job by Sundowns kip it up,consistencey is wat we nid as spectators.
Tumelok1170
posted: 09:52 am
Sunflops pls demolish this problem of breeding season of many Rats in our country
Anonymous
posted: 10:04 am
Do it again boys on Tuesday!!!
Anonymous
posted: 10:15 am
who was choosen man of the match?
KING?
posted: 10:25 am

Mbuyane will be back on Tuesday with Sox on fire.

the more Sundowns stay at the top, the more painful it is for their fans because they know Sundowns will choke.
Anonymous
posted: 12:32 pm
mbuyane or no mbuyane we wil win this one on tuesday.laffor wil score on this 1
kgapane
posted: 03:13 pm
Well done to the Coach and Boyz. If you beat Pie Rates on Tuesday we are done with the League. I already bought a ticket @ Checkers, waiting for Tuesday. I know you can make us proud Guyz. The 3 goals that you scored were all difficult but you did it. Thanks Boyz.
For the game on Tuesday, Pie Rates @ the back are not good. Mahamutsa is a joke. Please Pelembe challenge him, I mean trap the ball and face him you will pass him very easily or you will get a free kick.

I am Yellow forever
kgapane
posted: 03:19 pm
Laffor I like the way you run Boss. And also the way you pass.

On Tuesday Pretoria will be Yellow. Thanks Guyz
tk.
posted: 04:14 pm
Gwazyne: 2012-03-17 20:14
i so hope that the same back 4 will play against pirates. mwanjale is d wickest link at d back.
kabo yelo masandawana. what a peaceful weekend we'r having
Anonymous
posted: 04:43 pm
Lets chase these rats bck 2 their holes wl b a swt victory if teko cn score am yellow
lsramakuwela
posted: 08:24 am
king my frend..i came to realise that you comment more than any other person here.....last week thursday i didnt see any comment from your side...you know pirates won against a weak chiefs...we all know katsande and baloyi cant match jali and manyisa...ritchie can run with sox..and the less said abt masango and lebese the better..you had no competition..moriri and kekana are a difrent case....as for goals you knw sundowns can score....you can win bt you cant outrun sundowns
Nebo
posted: 12:18 pm

Dimpsa tse
Schoolo
posted: 12:31 pm
I Think we Showed Class! Mistakes we made in the Last 3 Draws were rectified! it is interesting that we haven't lost Since that Game against Chiefs! I feel for Neeskeens, he has selection headaches! Laffor is on Form and so is Mokoena! Up-front Who do u Bench? Mushekwi or Mphela? Ngubane is slowly adapting to that defensive position. his true Test will be against Segolela and Mabalane this Tuesday. HLompo Kekana is our Frank Lampard! he is not your typical Defensive midfielder! he Goes foward with Vigour! i have to laud Suprise moriri for his anchoring role in the middle of the park his tackles are crucial! Modise's Revival came at a time when he needs to show his Former side how lethal he is in front of Goal! my Guess of the Starting XI against Pirates

Sandilands

Defenders: Mwanjale, Xulu, Ngubane, Masenamela
Midfielders: Modise, Pelembe, Moriri, Kekana
Strikers: Laffor, Mphela

Bench:

Mushekwi
Mokoena
Henyekane
Nyandoro
Mdledle
Zwane
Marlin
Nebo
posted: 01:05 pm

Bafana ba mahlanya, ba style, ba go phapha and ba magafanyana congratulations boys you just did wat de galaxy are currently doing. as for our agreement last in Orlando dat we will share points dis season now we have change our mind remember dat a wise man change his mind at any time we change our mind we are not sharing anything from now on we will take all full points.

we are very sorry to change our mind in such a gradual time and condition we had to go back to were the galaxy are belong.

Lena magafanyana tenang @ Mtho4downz, Sweyts & brazilito in which colour 2morow do want us to wear black or red? reminding you dat i don't remember Dunusa we mama beating the galaxy during the night.
Nebo
posted: 01:07 pm

instead WE ARE de galaxy going to collect full points 2morow nite boyz
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