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Downs Claim Bragging Rights In Tshwane Derby

Absa Premiership

Result: SuperSport United (Gould 63') 1-2 (Maboe 10', Lakay 34') Mamelodi Sundowns

Date: 2 December 2018

Venue: Lucas Moripe Stadium

Mamelodi Sundowns claimed the bragging rights in the Tshwane derby after beating SuperSport United 2-1 on Sunday in the Absa Premiership.

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It was the perfect start to the match for Sundowns who took the lead after only ten minutes when Lebohang Maboe unleased a powerful 20-yard strike which found the bottom corner of the net, 1-0.

SuperSport almost hit back five minutes later from a 24-yard free-kick, but Richard Boateng saw his set-piece superbly saved by Denis Onyango.

Gaston Sirino should really have doubled Sundowns’ lead in the 23rd minute when a low cross from the right found him completely unmarked inside the box, but he fluffed his shot inches wide from only eight-yards out.

In the 33rd minute the Brazilians did find their second goal when Maboe played Lyle Lakay into space 16-yards out and the he duly fired home from an acute angle on the left, 2-0.

SuperSport suffered a further set-back five minutes later when Boateng had to leave the field injured and was replaced by Onismor Bhasera.

The home side could not pull a goal back before the break with Sundowns leading 2-0.

Ten minutes into the second half Aubrey Modiba almost pulled a goal back for SuperSport when he unleashed a 20-yard thunderbolt, but his effort struck the post and bounced away from danger.

In the 66th minute, SuperSport did find a goal when Morgan Gould latched onto a left-sided free-kick from Modiba and spectacularly volleyed home from eight-yards out, 2-1.

SuperSport spent the last 20 minutes throwing players forward in search of a second goal, but they could not find the equaliser as Sundowns won 2-1.

Pitso Mosimane's men have moved up to third spot in the standings, three points behind league leaders Orlando Pirates.

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Here is how they line-up.

SuperSport: 30 Williams, 20 Kekana, 23 Gould, 3 Khumalo, 2 Boateng (14 Bhasera 37’), 28 Mokoena, 21 Ntshangase (16 Modiba 43’), 6 Letsholonyane, 19 Rusike (17 Lungu 64’), 11 Keene, 22 Mahlatsi.

Subs: 33 Pule, 14 Bhasera, 17 Lungu, Mbule, 16 Modiba, 25 Fleurs, 15 F Lakay.

Sundowns: 14 Onyango, 27 Morena, 20 Coetzee, 2 Lebusa, 23 L Lakay, 18 Zwane, 20 Manyisa (12 Arendse 90’), 8 H Kekana, 23 Maboe, 26 Sirino (25 Ngoma 76’), 22 Brockie (24 Silva 75’).

Subs: 1 Mweene, 28 Laffor, 16 Ngcongca, 12 Arendse, 25 Ngoma, 34 Mkhulise, 24 Silva.

 

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