Mamelodi Sundowns prolonged their document of consecutive wins within the DStv final night time after they overpowered TS Galaxy to beat them 2-1 on the Mbombela Stadium transfer 19 factors clear on the high.
Rulani Mokwena’s males ran the present in Mpumalanga, with Galaxy chasing shadows for a lot of the recreation.
It took the defending champions slightly over 10 minutes to search out the again of the web and the aim got here from centre again Rushine De Reuck who headed from dwelling a Gaston Sirino nook kick.
Sundowns now want simply 16 factors to match their tally of 65 factors achieved final season.
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The celebration was short-lived for De Reuck as he instantly dropped to the bottom after heading previous goalkeeper Melusi Bhuthelezi. He needed to be taken off, however the pitchside report gave Sundowns a sigh of reduction because the medical division reported that De Reuck suffered a light concussion and there was no must hospitalise the Downs defender.
About 16 minutes later, Sead Ramovic was additionally pressured to make a change when his goalie Buthelezi clashed with Peter Shalulile in an try to assemble the ball.
The character of Buthelezi’s damage was unclear however he confirmed a lot despair as he was stretchered off, masking his face and shedding a tear in agonising ache. Vasilije Kolak got here on rather than Buthelezi to make his third league look this season.
Shalulile on the mark once more
Shalulile obtained the second aim to provide Sundowns a cushion within the sixty fourth. Regardless that there was a little bit of rivalry about Sirino being in an offside place earlier than he performed the sq. ball to Shalulile, Downs displayed their shoe-shine-and-piano model of soccer, with slick passes within the build-up to the aim.
The Namibian goal-getter has now banged in eight league targets as he appears to match Collins Mbesuma’s document of profitable two Lesley Manyathela Golden Boot awards.
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Bafana Ba Fashion acquired a present from Pogiso Sanoka, who may’ve extinguished the hazard, however he misplaced his footing after Sirino’s go and the ball comically escaped from him and fell into the trail of Shalulile.
Djakaridja Traore obtained the comfort aim for the hosst in stoppage time when he transformed a penalty as The Rockets discovered the again of the web for the primary time in 5 video games.