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Best & Worst: Polokwane v Sundowns

Best & Worst: Polokwane v Sundowns

By Soccer Laduma - Aug 08, 2018 12:05 AM

Soccer Laduma selects the six best and four worst performers, following Mamelodi Sundowns' 2-0 win over Polokwane City.

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Ratings:

Lebohang Maboe: 7/10
 
Maboe impressed on his full debut for Sundowns, linking up with Morena and Brockie, while also managing to get on the score-sheet.
 
Thapelo Morena: 7/10
 
Morena was a real threat down the right flank and had the beating of his man on numerous ocassions. He also carved out a couple chances.
 
Ricardo Nascimento: 7.5/10
 
The Brazilian defender managed to find the back of the net for the second game running with a fine header, while he was solid defensively throughout.
 
Lyle Lakay: 7/10
 
Started at left-back for the second straight game and put in an impressive display on both ends. He also grabbed the assist for Maboe's goal.
 
Tiyani Mabunda: 7/10
 
Mabunda kept things simple in the middle of the mark and did well to silence the influential Maluleke for the home side.
 
Themba Zwane: 7.5/10
 
Zwane was vital to Sundowns' dominance in the middle of the park. He kept possession ticking and was a constant threat in the final third.
 
Worst:
 
Ndivhuwo Ravhuhali: 4/10
 
Was easily beaten by Morena on a few occasions, and was out-jumped by Maboe for Sundowns' second goal.
 
Vusimuzi Mngomezulu: 5/10
 
Managed to get in a couple good positions in the final third, but he was let down by his final ball.
 
Mbulelo Wagaba: 4/10
 
Squandered Polokwane's biggest chance in the first half when they were down, while he didn't offer enough to trouble the Sundowns defenders.
 
Tebogo Kalake: 4/10
 
Similarly to Ravhuhali, Kalake endured a tough night down the flank and was often caught out of position.


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monde downs ntete Joined: 26 Jun 2018
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monde downs ntete Aug 08, 2018 02:30 PM
@SakiePetrus I'm not convinced at all, he fails in attack and is useless in defending,missing tackles, anyway he has been like that for the past 2 seasons but I know our coach takes a long time to notice, even Arendse is weak
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Line's Man... Aug 08, 2018 11:52 AM
" UBUNTU - BOTHO "
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Drknowitall Joined: 25 Jun 2018
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Drknowitall Aug 08, 2018 11:32 AM
I was happy to see Maboe scoring his fist goal for Sundowns, but is he the man to replace the lion king? lets wait and see
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SakiePetrus Aug 08, 2018 09:39 AM
Manyisa played better than mabunda yesterday. Tiyani spent the entire 90min committing fouls non stop if not falling all over the place. Manyisa was the link up between our defence n midfielders, he was very busy stopping polokwane from attacking especially passes to ramag
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monde downs ntete Aug 08, 2018 09:26 AM
Please Yellow Nation assist me to understand this, I noticed that our coach never hesitates to substitute Vilakazi when he is not up to scratch, Manyisa has been confused from day 1 but our coach is so patient with him, why? Remember I don't think there is even justification for his purchase
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SowetoBOY Joined: 18 Jun 2012
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SowetoBOY Aug 08, 2018 07:19 AM
Themba Zwane skining a man to the ground.
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SOCCER CRITIC Joined: 09 Feb 2013
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SOCCER CRITIC Aug 08, 2018 01:44 AM
Giovanni Selina not under pressure so he says

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