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Mamelodi Sundowns draw with Golden Arrows

Posted: 4 April 2012 Time: 21:18

Mamelodi Sundowns suffered yet another setback in their title chase following a goalless draw at home to Golden Arrows on Wednesday evening.

It was a game where the league leaders will rue their missed opportunities in front of goal.

Arrows were virtually non-existent in the match as they struggled to break down a resolute Brazilians defence and had to resort to shooting from distance.

We only had to wait two minutes for the first attempt on goal when Arrows’ Katlego Mashego narrowly missed the target from 20 yards out.

Following that early attempt on goal though, it was all Downs and they should have taken the lead in the 21st minute. Antony Laffor’s corner found Nyasha Mushekwi unmarked inside the box, but he headed the ball onto the crossbar from six yards out.

Four minutes later and Mushekiwi had another chance to score, but again he wasted his opportunity, heading the ball wide after meeting a Punch Masenamela cross.

The second half was the same old story as Downs pushed forward, but couldn’t find the right finish in the final third of the field.

In the 63rd minute the home side hit the crossbar for the second time when Hlompo Kekana latched onto a poor clearance, driving a 25 yard shot onto the woodwork.

Eight minutes from time and Surprise Moriri had a great chance to steal the victory, but much like his compatriots his radar was off, heading a Doctor Mampuru cross wide from six yards out.

The game ended 0-0 and Downs will rue their missed chances which now sees them tied on points with Pirates at the top of the table, though they have the superior goal-difference.

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Previous comments on this story...

Anonymous
posted: 10:07 pm
Sunflops at it again, holding umbrela for real champs! Bhakajuju until Motsepe signs Makaya Ntini as their striker. Some gay made noise about double. Kuphi khona? Not while Sea Robbers are around. Pirates against the rest...
Anonymous
posted: 10:07 pm
Downs fans the whole day u were laugh amakhosi fans 4 lost last nite against Leopard bt u forget that what goz around comez around!! 24 goals fc
Anonymous
posted: 10:08 pm
saze savelelwa yizi Mpuku wemadoda, ngithi ziphume zonke emingxunyeni mandla.... Zona lezi zincane zibo Tolly, Diehardbcs, Pheya, nabo nomgcane ooo bucsprince lol... Phela ziphe iyiMpuku ezindala OO Godfrey, Mhlonitjwa, Mriyo, Tebotouch uma kunje?

Anyway cagrats Ma bucs, bt ningapoxeki bandla uligi yena uyohlala eYellow tll 19 cums... Hopefuly ur win wll suprised us 2 bring bck KING hu noz...

@ Nono-licous ngenge Ngwenya ngizokhipha isigquku sika Yellow, since wena ujabulile... Phela ngifuna ungithuthuzele 2nite phela

Downs all de way 2 championship

Yellow-Machine
Anonymous
posted: 10:08 pm
Yellow gap, anyone?... Yes, no... tick tock, tick tock...

Ayeye ngasho ngathi umlilo wamaphepha lo! Abomathand' umehlelo! Kuyenyukela manje...sash' iscathulo...

The team with a stupid chairman, stupid supporters, old players, the team of iydididi is marching on while others are choking!

Sash' iscathulo!
Anonymous
posted: 10:10 pm
Mr editor, any particular reason why the results of the mighty OPFC have not posted? Is it that you are looking for a heading that will console the zebras...something like "Pirates Lucky to collect 3 points"??????
Anonymous
posted: 10:13 pm
Sunclowns is a club that is rubbish
Reubs
posted: 10:13 pm

I cant believe these guys are chocking again,do they want sir Neeskens and Jeseyqueen to go into the field and put the ball in the net himself.this is rubbish mannn!
Anonymous
posted: 10:16 pm
Hola hoops Zakumi.Com

yebo siakujabalela okwenziwe yi Leopards lst nite Nkosi... Phela ungakhohlwa ukuthi sisajabulela nokuhlala phezulu ku Log tll current sizin ends.... 2b serious Pirates win means nothing deyll not defend de lig evn Toothless noz dt vry well...

And, u Toothless makohlukane nalento yokusabisa uMushekwi ngizisini plz maam plz

Downs till surrender de lig eMagundaneni

Yellow-Machine
Anonymous
posted: 10:28 pm
hehehe ppl wll die by heart attack, meanwhile amagundane azohlaselwa yisifo sika shukela uma u Teko ephakamisa indeba ye lig masekuphela usizin.... iRatex iyobe ingasebenzi ngalesosikhathi impuku izoyifela nje aban2 bebukele... Ngithi iyitalato zase Jozi ngikhuluma ngoo Noord zobe zichochiwe kungasavumelekile abo Boby no Shabba badayise ama fake T-shirts e Zebras kunye ne Fish n Ship by den.... Kungaleso sikhathike uYellow uzobe eqokwa nje ngama Champions amasha ku psl iyihlandlo eziyisithupha....

Nginiyekile manje ngoba anizwa ngizo dila nani ngomso ngisathi khe ngigidle manje zimpuku... Enjoy while it lasts byeeeeee

Yellow-Machine
godide
posted: 10:29 pm
sesifikile izigi zendonda,here we are masandawane
fire
posted: 10:47 pm
Damn, I have really had it up to here ngamadraws. The league title is still on its way to Chloorkop, I guess you could say we like doing it the hard way and leave broken hearts.
Anonymous
posted: 11:03 pm
Like I said......I do'nt know why must we wait for them before sibashiya, instead of ukubashiya nje once?

Phela manje sizowina nge goal difference as if we are Rats. Nc,
Anonymous
posted: 11:06 pm
shappa bhakajuju
Anonymous
posted: 12:25 am
Ka bo nyelow,ka bo nyelow,the gap is nyelow kuphi khona!the real champs hv arrived to claim their spot and the chokers r doing what they know best winning by draws soon i'll get to say Pirates is not inside is on top.UP THE BUCS SHOW!
Ndoda Emnyama
posted: 12:41 am
The formula to win League is depth and consistency, you cant drop point like Sundown and expect to win the League never!!! pressure have get the better os sundowns hence they down have plan B.

You started with 10point gap, then 7 then 4 then 2 now Goal difference like Chiefs, The yellow Team is going back to where it below on top 5 but not Top Spot,

Bucs till motsepe declare dom investment on Sundown and rename it Sundom officially
Anonymous
posted: 03:41 am
Thanks God that there is a phazamisa cup towards the end of the season, that cup! You need to be clinical on all angles or kiss both cups good bye. Linjalo-ke ibhola.
Anonymous
posted: 05:34 am
Teko Modise won't lift the league title& Nedbank cup bcose his leadership is not gud
Anonymous
posted: 05:37 am
Another draw for iyi'dididi zeyi'duphunga nonkulunkulu wazo ha ha ha
Anonymous
posted: 06:40 am
Plz coach ,try nyasha and henyekane bcz its workng fr us in da ndbnk cup.y startng wth la4 nt cheeeese.a siphel' amadla masandawana,luck wl com back soon
Anonymous
posted: 06:45 am
I thank it's time 4 Neesken 2 try players like Nyatama and Okpako.This drows we r going 2 lose the leage.
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