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Mamelodi Sundowns lose to Platinum Stars

Posted: 18 April 2012 Time: 21:18

Platinum Stars produced one of the shock results of the season with a 2-1 victory over log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Wednesday night.

The win for Dikwena ended a 14-game unbeaten run for The Brazilians in all competitions and is a blow for their title hopes, while for Stars it keeps alive their very real ambitions of finishing in the top eight.

Teko Modise was on target for Sundowns, in between excellent goals from Patrick Malokase and Sibosiso Msomi for the visitors, who were well worth the three points on the night.

The victory also stretched Stars’ run in the League to just one defeat in eight matches; quite a turnaround from the first half of the campaign.

The home side were almost ahead inside six minutes, with the lively Lebogang Mokoena crashing in a shot that flashed just inches wide of Stars goalkeeper Siyabonga Mpontshane’s upright.

The visitors were the ones to strike first though, slightly against the run of play, as in-form Malokase beat the offside trap and produced a delightful chip to beat Calvin Marlin.

It was a fourth goal in as many games for the Orlando Pirates loanee, who is turning out to be the best piece of business done in the January transfer window.

The pressure from Sundowns was incessant though, and although Stars kept them at bay almost to the half-hour mark, they did finally find a way through – Modise scoring from close-range after a fine ball from Punch Masenamela.

But the visitors were back in front on 57 minutes when exciting prospect Msomi crashed the ball home from 30-yards for a fine individual effort that left Marlin flailing.

What followed was a siege on the Stars goal, but the visitors held firm with Man of the Match Tshepo Moloto one of the heroes on a fine night for the North West side.

Previous comments on this story...

posted: 09:39 pm
That's a major setback for Abafana BA Style. But we still gonna make it.

Yellow till Kaizer Junior Motaung become a head coach of Kaizer Chiefs
posted: 09:41 pm
What the f*k?

Menner, how did we give this one away?

Damn it! Saphela Abo-gundi! Yooooh!

Sky remains defiantly the limit!
posted: 09:42 pm
He he he we gonna extend the lead, SUUUUUNDOOOOOWN< I hope u are not gonna invade the stadium. NEDBANK???????????? he he the league, watch out
posted: 09:45 pm
Nigga what!

YO! YO! YO! Re masepeng ke ditweba, vandag! Even if Swallows were to win 1-0, just to keep the status quo.

Downs 'till my soul touches the sky!
El Kampion
posted: 09:50 pm
posted: 09:50 pm
When i said,Sundowns are overrated,I was insulted.When I said the story of parking the bus is childish,I was insulted.When I said Sundowns will not beat Platinum,Maritzburg,Chiefs and Santos I was insulted. Let's wait and see
posted: 09:52 pm
We can't really dwell too much on the loss: We must learn to have peace in the midst of the storm: I know ontaba kayikhonja can't stand losing BUT MaSundawana amahle, IT'S FOOTBALL NOT A BATTLE...The Sky Is The Limit, thru thick and thin....Mwanjale, Moriri ?
posted: 09:55 pm
this if futbal. Yesterday people cried and we laughed then today is us. Lebadi la monna ga le segwe. Lets hope we win at least nedbank to console ourself for being on top of the lig throught the season. It's devastating.
posted: 09:55 pm
Sweyts-a man doesn't run when he has lost like iydididi zase Soweto....
posted: 09:57 pm
Ka bo nyelloowwwwwwwwwwwww my foot. Talking too much blablalablablablablabla u got what you deserved, you were all preaching about Chiefs losing...blablalblallblalalal you got what you deserved, ka bo yello my foot.

Khosi for life, proud black en gold.
posted: 09:57 pm
All these funny supporters of sundowns, the ones that talk too much.,swety and brazilito, league is not for boys my boys. Talk is cheap. Yu shushed ashamed at yo selves for insulting pirates the way you did.
posted: 10:03 pm
Eish now we must start go minya. Anyway KBY. RISE KHOSI RISE if you don't want to I its fine by me
posted: 10:05 pm
Maybe it what we needed, wake up call. 5 games to go. We still got a chance, de lig is in our hand.

Hade kabo yellow, it is not dat bad. 14 games unbeaten run has to cum to an end.

Death by Yellow
posted: 10:09 pm
We shld hav buried Swallows in their own nets! We showed commitment and character, luck was not on our side. We now where we belong and catch us if u can. Once and alwyas since 1937! Up the Bucs!
posted: 10:09 pm
I don't expect a Zebra from Nazurena here. They r already down and out of Nedbank, out of league race. Let them worry bwt their Crybaby call Sis Doctor Khumalo. Sundowns is still in the race. Not over yet.

Yellow till Kaizer Motaung Senior hire Kaizer Motaung Junior as head coach of family business club
posted: 10:16 pm
Brazil, it's actually very bad my friend, from a huge gap to this?......look Dawana, let's both bow our heads to zonke iydididi that we offended, and admit that our team ke diphoqo strus bob.

I blame Killer, even if he was'nt there. mh. Nx.

I hate this, phela even Gordon is a serious threat manje. nx.
posted: 10:17 pm
@Sweyts,Mtho4Dows,Brazilitto,Mamoduwe,etc etc etc do you still sing about 48 hours?Or should i say do you still think yellow gap will be seen?Do you still bealive in double?Who is on top now?Up the Bucs.
posted: 10:17 pm
Pirates is not inside its on top.
posted: 10:18 pm
where is the yellow gap?
posted: 10:18 pm
Neeskens must be careful cause abo Sweyts nabo Brazillito will smoke nyaope then go after him @ Chloorkop if Sundowns doesn't win anything. Sweyts u bani isdidi manje sundawana? Black and White I remain...
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