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Mamelodi Sundowns beat Maritzburg United 3-0

Posted: 15 February 2013 Time: 21:57

Mamelodi Sundowns continued their good form under Pitso Mosimane with a resounding 3-0 win against Maritzburg United United in Port Elizabeth on Friday evening.

Following their goalless draw to Kaizer Chiefs on Tuesday, there were fears that the Brazilians’ troubles up-front would continue. However, such speculation was dispelled when they took the lead four minutes in.

Maritzburg’s defence was left gaping at the back, which allowed for Elias Pelembe to supply a ball into the box towards Katlego Mphela, who made no error by turning on the ball and striking the back of the net.

Mphela should have secured his brace for the evening when a perfect cross was supplied to him across the face of goal by Anthony Laffor, but the Bafana Bafana striker failed to tap it in from close range.

Jabulani Shongwe continued Sundowns’ dominance in the play when he shot from range, ten minutes before the break, but it failed to hit the target.

In the 65th minute the scoreline did turn to 2-0 in favour of the visitors, when Teko Modise won the ball inside his own half and launched it towards Shongwe. The midfielder did well to run inside the box, fend off Michael Morton, and strike the ball into the back of Walters’ net.

A chance then fell to the substitute Nyasha Mushekwi in the 77th minute when he beat his defender to shoot at goal, but there was not enough power on the end of it to trouble Walters.

Laffor followed it up with an even more half-hearted attempt, but the Liberian made up for that mistake seven minutes from time when he supplied a cross to Mushekwi, who tapped in an effort from two-yards out.

Previous comments on this story...

Milutin Sredojević (HLABARINTO)
posted: 09:48 am
Starwashelela1937
posted: 08:56 am | Report
Marop wa le Downs
posted: 01:40 am | Report
To those who keep asking about Thami Sangweni, where is Lucky Baloyi? Where is Ndumiso Mabena? There can only be. 11
players on the field and three subs. Kanti do you want Downs
to filed 18 players? Believe me, if the rules allowed, we would have played 20 in one go!
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Don't take it personal
Sandawana. I believe they ask Sangweni because he is such a
quality player to be benched. He will never be compared to Lucky Baloyi. That is like comparing Parker to Ronaldo. Mabena is a striker and Pirates strikers are doing well that is the reason we don't see him.
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Double standard response from a Gorilla, if Pirates strikers are doing good therefore Sundowns & Chiefs central middlefielders are also doing well and therefore leaving no room for Sangweni & Baloyi. Ai entlik shap which Pirates strikers are you refering to because the last time I checked none of them has more than 5 goals?
Bunttuu
posted: 10:08 am
Well done Downs, just hold it there guys.
msenti15
posted: 10:10 am
Guys where is SHABBA's fish&chips in Joburg ?????? i just want to go and #### in there i'm on my way please give me an address
Bunttuu
posted: 10:12 am
Its not over 4 Sundowns football lovers will know what I mean ask Pirates
El Kampion
posted: 10:13 am
Teko "General Rau Rau" Modise, take a bow son

I don't know why idiot fans booed you during the week, but you remain the General in SA football
Sweyts',)
posted: 10:22 am
Sho Champ King.......the countdown for our imminent return on K.O. is in full swing.....

Sweyts Dlamini KaMsibi......The Dawana! mh, mh.
oofalotse
posted: 10:24 am
@ ramoss: Ba jese killer but why o ba bolaya maan?
oofalotse
posted: 10:33 am
Eish, remembering Mamoduwe, Sweyts, Brazillito and other yellow family members who no longer want to blog here. Please guys come back and let's enjoy our 'yellow' happiness together. KBY!

Over and Out!
oofalotse
posted: 10:45 am
@ TREBLE CHAMP KING: We share the same feeling of missing these guys. I really wonder what happened to them. Do you remember the poetry by Mamoduwe? KBY!

Over and Out!
TREBLE CHAMP KING
posted: 11:25 am
Sweyts Dlamini KaMsibi, izinja zempilo madoda, guys we would disagree with love.

Wonder, Brazillito,Mthowadawa,Fire,

Kick Off has deteriorated in terms of blogging standards because of your selfishness, guys come out, when Sundowns is not doing well, thats when u need to stay with the team. Mina i have missed all of you.

Zinja zami, please come out, The yellow machine is about to give The Galaxy of stars some serious competition.
TREBLE CHAMP KING
posted: 11:28 am
Mamadu, your poetry skills are in demand, heat us with something involving Pitso.

i said to bloggers, if we are going to critic Pitso, we need to do so with facts.

Cant wait for Pirates vs Sundowns game where Mbuyane n Sox will do the usual, plus Happy Jele is also back in the mix.
insimbi (150)
posted: 11:52 am
Let me sing another tune about Mandiase and laffour ,to Tenko its good that you change the way u play 1 , 2 touches,La4 well done keep up the hard work,and all the of you ,i stll believe we need Henyekane.to Shongwe and Nyandoro you keep the shape in the middle ,the back 4 has done wonderful..thank also to Pitso ka bo YELLOW
TREBLE CHAMP KING
posted: 11:54 am
Masandawane, can we please make a deal on Shongwe, this boy is a real deal and an Orlando Pirates type of a player.

Wonder come out man, offer me a swap on this boy. Sweyts khulumani madoda, i want this Shongwe boy.
insimbi (150)
posted: 11:59 am
This Sangweni boy is not a number six he believe too much on his power then his skills which he dont have anyway
insimbi (150)
posted: 12:00 pm
This Sangweni boy is not a number six he believe too much on his power then his skills which he dont have anyway
The Game\"
posted: 12:38 pm
....
The Game\"
posted: 12:41 pm
Well done: to Mamelodi Sundowns: KaboYellow: war unto you , esizohlangana kwi Nedbank / Premiership: it's all about making the opponents chase ama shadows....talking about huffing and puffing: ask Chiefs and Maritzburg....second round, sizospana , no time for ama ps nama x-box....The Sky Is The Limit....For Lyfe: until they break the 5time record:
Sweyts',)
posted: 12:43 pm
Hands-off Shongwe Bhakanjunjus......unless you're ready to allow Jali to live his childhood dream of playing Samba, as compared to Ratata from yall! LoL

Yimi vele! Reloading my return......Mamoduwe's, Brazilitto's, The Game, let's come back gents, our 'formely' Didizeling buddies miss us! tl, tl, tl.
The Phefeni Boy
posted: 12:47 pm
I repeat:

People must pay attention to the following players:

Luyolo Nomandela.....Free State Stars

Thandani Ntshumayelo......Orlando Pirates

Jabulani Shongwe......Mamelodi Sundowns

Matthew Rusike......Kaizer Chiefs
The Game\"
posted: 12:53 pm
Ola...MaSundawana: asenze esidume ngazo: it's all about the facts...One of the biggest teams in Africa: talking about achievement (on a Championship) level: not koma plastic and mud Cups....lawa abhidlikayo if it rains: Five Time Champions, holding a three (back to back) consecutive Pretoria Soccer League record, The leading P.S.L when it comes to the goals scored in a competitive game (Amazulu held this one for sum time), having the highest paid players, administrators even i-security: hhhmm even us , we get paid for defending our brand name: also knowned as Brazillians...setting the trends when it comes to kit quality (Robe DiKappa)....waar was jy...abafana beshoe-shine and piano...sebabuyile....Gucci Man, Phefeni Boy...we are ready for you, empty vessels....
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