'Al Ahly still thinking about that 5-0'

CAF Champions League

It may be a different game this season but Al Ahly will still be thinking about the 5-0 mauling they received from Mamelodi Sundowns last year.

Lyle Lakay has urged the Yellow Nation to fill up Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday (15h00) to intimidate their opponents in the second leg of the CAF Champions League quarter-final.

Sundowns are trailing 2-0 after the first leg in Cairo last weekend and need a perfect performance to turn the result around.

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The Brazilians need to score at least two goals and not concede against the Egyptians in Atteridgeville on Saturday to have any hope to advancing to the semi-finals.

Lakay and his teammates have since urged local fans to come in big numbers and paint Lucas Moripe yellow.

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"We expect our supporters to fill up the Lucas Moripe Stadium. It will give us a massive boost like Al Ahly [fans] did [in Cairo]. We experienced it in Wydad and everywhere," Lakay says.

"We are appealing to all the supporters to come in big numbers to fill Atteridgeville and make it a big yellow war so that we intimidate them.

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"At the back of their minds they still have that 5-0 that happened last year. That will also play a big factor according to them. We know it's not the same game but they will be thinking about that.

"Coming to Atteridgeville and having supporters back us, when they fill the stadium, it gives us that extra confidence and motivation to perform better."

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