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Premier Soccer League match report Platinum Stars 1-3 Mamelodi Sundowns

Posted: 25 March 2014 Time: 19:01

Mamelodi Sundowns moved within three points of Premiership leaders Kaizer Chiefs following a 3-1 win at Platinum Stars on Tuesday night.

Downs, who have played one more game than Chiefs, claimed the spoils via goals from Surprise Moriri, Anthony Laffor and Lebohang Mokoena, while Robert Ng'ambi pulled one back at Royal Bafokeng Stadium.

The visitors started brightly, and should have scored in the seventh minute but Mokoena missed from close range on the rebound after Teko Modise's attempted cross struck the upright. Moments earlier Mokoena found the net from a one-on-one situation but was blown up for offside. 

The Brazilians continued to press, and got their reward in the 21st minute when Moriri pounced at the near post following a strong run and cross from Man of the Match Mzikayise Mashaba.

Pitso Mosimane's side deservedly entered the break 1-0 up, and extended their lead four minutes into the second stanza as Laffor stroked the ball home in the box after being unselfishly teed up by Mokoena.

Dikwena threatened on occasion through Siphelele Mthembu and midfielder Issa Sarr, with the latter forcing a sharp save from Wayne Sandilands just past the hour-mark.

At the other end, Siyabonga Mpontshane did brilliantly to pluck the ball away from the feet of a rampaging Laffor.

However, Mpontshane could do little about Mokoena's low strike from range into the corner of the goal in the 78th minute.

Stars, though, reduced the deficit two minutes later as an unmarked Ng'ambi headed in a corner, with Sandilands flapping at the delivery as his defence went to sleep.

Livefyre comments on this story...

braachris
posted: 2014-03-25 19:45:24

Guys I knw its will b strage to hear me tht im wishing chiefs to win this league,im used to the noice of chiefs fan its wht make soccer to be nice. But pitso wa phapha

KaboYellow4lyf
posted: 2014-03-25 19:46:00

Kaizer Chiefs Liyezaaaa iDawaanaaaaaaaa!!

Click_
posted: 2014-03-25 19:47:00

Look who's trying to play "catch up"..

Mxm.. Umlilo wama phepha ne cooking oil..

These clowns have not won anything since the day Facebook was launched..

yellow machine
posted: 2014-03-25 19:47:40

To all haters "keep left while I pass right" KBY

KaboYellow4lyf
posted: 2014-03-25 19:48:49

Why not whishing for ur team Orlando Pirates?Hands off our Choach plzzzzz Cow!!

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posted: 2014-03-25 19:49:26

Pitso said he gave this game to himself so what do you say zebras? Aren't you coming out to attack him as you always do? I'm disappointed in you fools!!!

Steamroller
posted: 2014-03-25 19:49:34

SollyGuptaBravebone  Hahahahahaha Gupta on ur wet dreams small boi. Pirates chowed dis team 3-0 so u brag abt dis fluke win? I actually wish signclowns 2 take dis league bt nw dat u've developed dis dirty zebranated tendency, u dserve a punishment 4rm zebraz...............

vusimadlala
posted: 2014-03-25 19:50:15

Congratulations Downs and Pitso, you guyz are good. The yellow train, so to speak, is smashing everything on the way, if you are not careful enough you might be run over.

JBviaKBY
posted: 2014-03-25 19:50:32

Catch up or no catch up...we keep on winning and not even a silly comment will stop that...#trust

Coolcat1
posted: 2014-03-25 19:51:13

MmukiLehutjo  what special has he done on this game? Dikwana was just out on this game!!!

metalwolfofficial
posted: 2014-03-25 19:53:35

Click_The_Glamour  when was facebook launched? how long did you wait before you join facebook after it was launched? why should we drag facebook into this annihilation? we beat the same team that beat you comprehensively. there were no controversies. clean game, baba. 


khuluma sikuzwe, uthini grand-grand?

KaboYellow4lyf
posted: 2014-03-25 19:53:48

Maybe Mubele has done a little bit of distraction with the Hat-trick and could help us pple.Kanjani makhosi?

Coolcat1
posted: 2014-03-25 19:54:02

we will crush Arrows and finish up by this Signdowns!!!

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posted: 2014-03-25 19:54:32

Eintlik who are you wena who will decide who wins the league? Jy is lastig saniboy. You are not a real bhakaniya.

metalwolfofficial
posted: 2014-03-25 19:54:38

Gold Standard  you wish, AS Vita first poi

Steamroller
posted: 2014-03-25 19:55:02

I googled possible solutions for noise pollutions and Sundowns was on top of d list. Cum d month of May, we'll sleep peacefully and a Township will b turned into a surburb.

GTM10
posted: 2014-03-25 19:55:06

Coolcat1  MXM

metalwolfofficial
posted: 2014-03-25 19:55:20

Steamroller SollyGuptaBravebone  This win was fluke? Ulele sani

Tzozo (Rats are Double Trophyless)
posted: 2014-03-25 19:57:03

Mxm......too little too late Marabastad FC are doing a good job of consolidating their second position. VV must be a worried man as he promised his stupid followers that he is aiming to finish second behind the Mighty Chiefs.

Even if Marabastad win their next game against Tuks they will still be in position 2. Need I say more ?

metalwolfofficial
posted: 2014-03-25 19:57:14

qudeni  QUDENI ... what a name. lol

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