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Mamelodi Sundowns vs Bidvest Wits

Posted: 18 October 2014 Time: 18:14

Defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns were held by a resolute Bidvest Wits side to earn only a single point at home in the Absa Premiership fixture at the Loftus Stadium.

Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt fielded a side with no out-and-out striker, as Sibusiso Vilakazi filled the "striker's" role, which frustrated Pitso Mosimane's men for most of the match.

Mosimane was without captain Alje Schut after his freak accident in midweek, but replacement Thabo Nthethe did well to fill the gap left by the Dutch central defender.

Chances came few and far between in the first half as Sundowns were forced to efforts from long range through Hlompho Kekana and Teko Modise both having their attempts easily delt with by Moeneeb Jospehs.

The score went unchanged into the half-time break, with Sundowns clearly the more attacking of the two sides.

Wits came out in the second half and looked to hit Sundowns on the counter, but wer unable to threaten Mweene's goal.

Pelembe arguably had the best chance of the match in the 84th minute when he forced Josephs into a save after the winger unleashed a thundorous effort.

The home side piled the pressure on the visitors' defence, but the Students held firm for a well earned point away from home.

Full report to follow.

HOME: Mamelodi Sundowns

Coach: Pitso Mosimane
Formation: four two three one

Livefyre comments on this story...

khosi8 champ
posted: 2014-10-18 17:56:27

At least mame niang played 2 minutes today

sam_sundawana
posted: 2014-10-18 17:56:31

Stubborn team wits is, good game overall

khosi8 champ
posted: 2014-10-18 17:57:33

I must admit that pirates is the only team that knows how to unlock wits defence but the rest nex

Ngqondo_African Champ
posted: 2014-10-18 17:57:48

Good point. Very good game overall.

khosi8 champ
posted: 2014-10-18 17:59:03

Good point my foot while u were saying ul win 3:1

khosi8 champ
posted: 2014-10-18 18:00:35

Still no team that is yet to play 5 games without a draw or a lose

rshokane
posted: 2014-10-18 18:01:26

EIX BORING GAME

Silver Line KBY
posted: 2014-10-18 18:02:12

Well, one point is better than nothing.

rshokane
posted: 2014-10-18 18:03:15

ONE POIN IS NOTHING WHAT ABOUT 3 POINTS

khosi8 champ
posted: 2014-10-18 18:03:34

Just because u saw ejike shine during the Chan u went for him damn pure braman

ngiyKhosiphouhlushwa yin
posted: 2014-10-18 18:04:04

Haaa Hayiiii...Pitso maara!

Ngqondo_African Champ
posted: 2014-10-18 18:05:05

I am happy you took my advice of writing full words not the mxit stuff you started with I can fully understand you now, keep it up.

mfmotshubi
posted: 2014-10-18 18:05:25

They are somewhere with the rest of Pirates,Chiefs,SSU,Wits,Amazulu,Swallows players who Can't make it in to First xi

khosi8 champ
posted: 2014-10-18 18:05:49

N thanks for your advice ne

Ngqondo_African Champ
posted: 2014-10-18 18:06:37

You are welcome.

ntsanesd
posted: 2014-10-18 18:06:47

Pitso u did not loose,chill

mfmotshubi
posted: 2014-10-18 18:08:28

But I feel we could have attacked frm the onset like we did in the last 10 min,we would have scored,otherwise half of bread is better than no bread

sam_sundawana
posted: 2014-10-18 18:09:17

You are just a drama queen, pitso said nothing to warrant drama chief. This is just you being you

Ambitious_Khosi
posted: 2014-10-18 18:09:22

What a cow.Didn't see anything special about him

Ngqondo_African Champ
posted: 2014-10-18 18:09:44

Point of correction, nothing is zero Chief I hope you have learnt something.

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