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PSL match report Mamelodi Sundowns vs Moroka Swallows

Posted: 1 December 2013 Time: 15:07

Mamelodi Sundowns went top of the Premiership log as a Katlego Mashego brace handed them a 2-1 win over Moroka Swallows on Sunday.

Katlego Mashego got a goal in each half, while Lerato Chabangu hit home with a free-kick at the death.

Swallows had their first real attempt at goal when winger Dikgang Mabalane volleyed the ball just wide after it had fallen to him on the edge of the box in the 26th minute.

Four minutes later Chabangu was one-on-one with Kennedy Mweene, but the former Brazilians captain shot straight at the goalkeeper. It was a weak attempt as he had time to place the ball.

The home side had an opportunity at the other end seconds later. Khama Billiat skilfully beat his marker and eliminated a few defenders before setting up Cuthbert Malajila, who toe-poked the ball into the side netting with his left foot.

The game began to open up in the latter stages of the first half and the Brazilians punished Swallows for their erratic defending.

Etafia sent a lame pass to his defender and has dispossessed by Billiat, who unselfishly passed to an unmarked Mashego to tap home into an empty net.

Mashego doubled his tally in the 60th minute when Swallows failed to clear the ball from a corner-kick. Rashid Sumalia’s header came off the crossbar and Mashego reacted the quickest to head home from close range.

Former Sundowns man Luvhengo Mungomeni was given his marching orders by referee Lwandile Mfiki in the 74th minute after a second yellow card offence.

Two minutes before time, Chabangu reduced the deficit, when he curled in a free kick from 20 yards to beat Mweene.

Livefyre comments on this story...

Shoeshine
posted: 2013-12-01 20:30:18

The yellow machine sill in motion, crushing everything standing in it's way. So proud o be associated with the most stylish outfit in Mzansi.

PhiweKhoza
posted: 2013-12-01 20:47:35

They undermine this league and say it's nothing and teams in this league have shown that Pirates is nothing. Pirates is like Thanda Zulu Royal in the NFD, they even seat on the same position in their leagues.

Nietszche
posted: 2013-12-02 02:46:45

VErY good to beat .number two. Should sundowns beat all in top eight then we got the league

NatyDowns
posted: 2013-12-02 03:18:10

Swallows and friends lol

NatyDowns
posted: 2013-12-02 03:21:23

Chiefs fans support every team against us one more step to get to you face to face nizonya.

eronrag
posted: 2013-12-02 04:03:14

Yesterday's results already shows who are the true contender for the league. If sundowns continue collecting points like this, chiefs will find it difficult to keep up with them. It will be interesting when they come face to face. A game I cant miss.

Umfana wokuThula noXolo
posted: 2013-12-02 06:55:22

I for one is not surprised you always begin the league like house on fire, but soon Sundowns will fighting for top 8 #mark my words#

GTM10
posted: 2013-12-02 06:58:12

Hellow Zebra fans, Komphela is a free agent. 

TILL MY SOUL TOUCHES THE SKY

Neo wa clever
posted: 2013-12-02 07:42:43

Arimendo Dont worry brother we always mark your words and when things happen you change your profile name, we are sorry to have remove you from the top spot..........

sandawana aka phamza
posted: 2013-12-02 07:50:02

you can talk by all  the mins but the sky will always limit, and mashego will always be key player against da former team. 1st is swallows but for nw watch the space 2nd it wil pirates.

for sundowns. always win it will be highly appreciated

kind regards

bafana ba style

cell : moroka swallows ....if u want to enquiry abwt sundowns

tell : orlando pirates ....... if u want to know hu is next looser against us

fax : kaizer chiefs ........ we gona fax our account and receive 3 goals against dem

Puff Adder
posted: 2013-12-02 08:21:23

Arimendo U are busy talking about Sundowns instead of telling us about your team's preparation for the champs league ngoba ngibona induku wayawaya. 

Umfana wokuThula noXolo
posted: 2013-12-02 09:29:03

caller lol you want me to tell about operation "1st Star" neh... we are obsessed thina ndoda nge Star... 

ayzatKBY
posted: 2013-12-02 15:08:10

keep the yellow machine rolling who is next?

young s (blame Willie Lynch)
posted: 2013-12-02 18:54:32

Swallows almost came back in the last few minutes,thanks to casual players like bo Modise,Mashego,Billiat and Wome.pitso is gonna cost us ka his arrogance and naivety.What was Modise doing in the starting lineup?ahead of Wome?Butterfingers Mweene still can't keep a clean kitchen!

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