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Mamelodi Sundowns Ajax Cape Town PSL report

Posted: 20 December 2014 Time: 18:55

Mamelodi Sundowns moved back into second spot after a 2-1 win against Ajax Cape Town at Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Alje Schut scored the only goal of the first half just before the half-hour mark, but Tasreeq Morris leveled after a goalmouth scramble. However, Modise then got the winner on 84 minutes.

Brandon Petersen was forced into an early save, with the Ajax goalkeeper doing well to keep out Anthony Laffor’s powerful effort from range in the seventh minute.

However, the two players were then involved in a nasty collision, forcing both to leave the field in the 16th minute.

Substitute goalie Anssi Jaakkola’s first job came on 25 minutes, in it was to pick the ball out the back of the net after Schut had headed home Modise’s freekick.

Sundowns continued to boss the game, with Cuthbert Malajila and Lindokuhle Mbatha guilty of squandering golden opportunities to double the champions’ lead before the break.

Having failed to register a single shot on target in the first-half, Ajax looked a different unit after the break and leveled matters through Morris in the 54th minute.

Mweene’s attempted clearance from a corner fell at Morris’ feet, and the midfielder made no mistake to net his fourth goal of the campaign.

Both teams pressed forward in search of the winner in what a frantic finish to the encounter, with Modise ultimately claiming the spoils for Pitso Mosimane’s men in the 84th minute.

The former Orlando Pirates midfielder nodded home Kuda Mahachi’s cross, but Jaakkola will shoulder a big portion of the blame. 

The win moves Downs back into second spot in the standings, 15 points behind leaders Kaizer Chiefs, while the Urban Warriors’ failure to win for the sixth game in succession sees them fall 22 points adrift of the Amakhosi.

HOME: Mamelodi Sundowns

Coach: Pitso Mosimane
Formation: four two three one

AWAY: Ajax Cape Town

Coach: Roger de Sa
Formation: four two three one

Livefyre comments on this story...

Ngqondo_African Champ
posted: 2014-12-20 18:25:15

Nidunusa nabani ngoba ukudunusa oku uyakuthanda kucacile wakhuliswa ngako.

Double Action 7
posted: 2014-12-20 18:25:47

Merry Christmas to all the Sundowns fans. The champs don't lose. #KBY

posted: 2014-12-20 18:26:32

M a very die hard Sundowns fan but truth needs to be told if my team is going to play like this with their inconsistence back four which continuously making same silly mistakes in every game we play trust me we won't even make into the final 8, but overall m happy with the win..

#angithi phela ngiyiSandawana#

posted: 2014-12-20 18:26:32

iS'bhaxu seKhosi... Lol "Hey journalist, let me whisper in your ear, and tell you something the media wanna hear, im a head coach of chloorkop outfit and i talk a lot, and you can hop in the dressing room if you think we're soft. Lot of other coaches they been talkin like this. But I got something else and I will tell you like this: when do you meet my team? hey chiefs, when do you meet my team, downs will beat your zebraz up, like pam pam pam pam pam pam pam pam"

posted: 2014-12-20 18:27:06

Ngqondo LOL. Ha ha h ah aha. Uwena wedwa inDunu namhlanje!!! Ha ha h aha ha.

Ngqondo_African Champ
posted: 2014-12-20 18:27:37

Same to you Dawana and rest of the yellow nation, let's rally behind our team in the year as we have been doing this year.

Soxen8 wale dawana
posted: 2014-12-20 18:28:57

@Lewandowski What is it that downs supporters got to do jus to please you and ur zoo mates?both teams won so wats the noise about?

quit whatever u smoking and realize u cud have done something better with ur last 3mbs please dawg

posted: 2014-12-20 18:30:16

Just did, check if that increased Downs' number of points.

Double Action 7
posted: 2014-12-20 18:30:47

What about Mahachi's legitimate goal? The officiating was poor today. It's a good thing Pitso steered clear of that controversy. I would like to see refs being interviewed immediately after the match as well.

posted: 2014-12-20 18:31:36

One ndunu, two ndunu' s... Hahaha

posted: 2014-12-20 18:32:36

@TreySoxen wale dunusa. You are right, I am sorry. I see @Ngqondo is not the only Ndunu!!!

posted: 2014-12-20 18:34:19

kapenaar ha ha h ah aha ha. KILLA! Stop it now. The nDunus dont like it to be called nDunus. LOL.

Ngqondo_African Champ
posted: 2014-12-20 18:35:59

I said it in August when Sundowns starts winning name calling will intensify and I have been proven right Dawana. And they are practising what their coach called them but at a more superior level than they did to Nkhatha, proof in point is @Lewandoski.

People at the top of the log are more worried about a team they are leading with 15 points and they call it a small team.

Soxen8 wale dawana
posted: 2014-12-20 18:37:55

Dankie Sandawana ima have blessed Christmas and hope u continue wer u left off in the new year

Jay Bee
posted: 2014-12-20 18:42:46

Double Action 6 Hahahaha..... what do mean champions don't lose? Check the log baba

Soxen8 wale dawana
posted: 2014-12-20 18:44:42

Dawana i know a forever fearfull baboon wen i read they texts and im not surprised today i havent stoped seing many of those and they stil flowing,my advise is that they celebrate than be worried about what they know wil happen at the end of the season.I can imagine how a khosi fan feel like when they hear that downs jus collected another 3 points

posted: 2014-12-20 18:47:42

Congrats to Sundowns, position definitely belongs to them,..as for Pirates, they have to pull up their socks,...

posted: 2014-12-20 18:49:45

Who cares about this swine flu pandemic team

posted: 2014-12-20 18:51:16

We'll see where will they end with thier lucky wins

posted: 2014-12-20 18:55:21

Let's continue this way boys

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