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Best & Worst: Mamelodi Sundowns v Maritzburg United

Best & Worst: Mamelodi Sundowns v Maritzburg United

By Soccer Laduma - Dec 14, 2017 01:08 AM

Soccer Laduma selects the six best and four worst performers, following Mamelodi Sundowns' 1-0 win over Maritzburg United.

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Best:
 
Percy Tau: 7.5/10
 
Tau was a constant threat in the Brazilians' attack and he showed great resilience to power through a goal after being frustrated by being fouled over and over.
 
Hlompho Kekana: 7/10
 
Kekana was once again at his best for Masandawana. He was dominant in the middle of the park and he provided a fantastic through ball for Tau's breakthrough goal.
 
Oupa Manyisa: 7/10
 
The former Buccaneers midfielder worked tirelessly in midfield by keeping the tempo of the match at a high level for Masandawana with and without the ball.
 
Denis Onyango: 7/10
 
The towering figure of Onyango was crucial for Masandawana in set-pieces. The Ugandan shot-stopper made a save of the match when he timely tackled Evans Rusike, who was through on goal following a terrible back pass from Tebogo Langerman.
 
Pogiso Sanoka: 7/10
 
The United centre-back had a storming game at the back. He repelled Masandawana attacks time and again until the quality of Tau decided the match. But he was imposing even after the goal.
 
Evans Rusike: 6.5/10
 
Rusike found pockets of space in the final third and was unlucky not to have been on the score-sheet after Onyango made himself big enough to take away what was almost a sure goal following a bad back pass from Langerman.
 
Worst:
 
Deolin Mekoa: 4/10
 
Deolin was very quiet by his standards. He was rightly substituted in the last quarter of the match.
 
Siyanda Xulu: 4/10
 
The former Mamelodi Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs defender was sloppy. He looked lethargic and was always late to tackles.
 
Thapelo Morena: 5/10
 
Morena was not given space to make his customary runs on the right wing and thereby quiet.
 
Themba Zwane: 5.5/10
 
Zwane was tightly marked in this match. He did not show the character that Tau showed to keep on probing despite being targeted by defenders.

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chaledi Dec 14, 2017 09:31 AM
Our coach knows what he is doing
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chaledi Dec 14, 2017 09:30 AM
Manyisa played a very good game weather you like him or not
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mondentete Joined: 10 Jan 2015
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mondentete Dec 14, 2017 07:42 AM
Is this really Manyisa rating, hey can't see what he is doing at Sundowns, when he plays Sundowns struggles, he is just waste
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Dnd_Gotze Dec 14, 2017 07:07 AM
Sundowns has done well since the arrival of Pitso, nd This boi Tau shud go to Europe he is wasted in this poor league.

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