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Why Percy Tau and Nascimento Were Sundowns’ Top Players…

Mamelodi Sundowns came from behind to snatch a 2-1 away victory against Baroka FC this weekend and Soccer Laduma takes a look at who their standout players were on the day.

Sundowns gave themselves a comfortable four point lead at the top of the Absa Premiership league standings after recording their third consecutive win on Sunday.

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Here are four Sundowns players who, according to the statistics, were instrumental in ensuring that the Brazilians continue to comfortably lead the pack in the Absa Premiership.

Percy Tau:

Tau scored the winning goal on Sunday after Wayne Arendse was able to pull a goal back for the Brazilians who were initially trailing 1-0. Tau had two of his four shots on target, while also assisting three other shots taken by his teammates. The 23-year-old also made 50 touches and had a passing accuracy of 88%.

Tiyani Mabunda:

Mabunda touched the ball 91 times and made 73 successful passes with an accuracy of 88%. 

Ricardo Nascimento:

Nascimento made 42 successful passes, with a passing accuracy of 98%. The Brazilian won 19 balls and made 13 clearances while also being involved in 3 aerial duels. 

Wayne Arendse:

Arendse scored the first goal for Sundowns that saw Masandawana draw level. The centre-back also made 43 out of 43 successful passes, a passing accuracy of 100%

Sundowns will lock horns with Bidvest Wits this Saturday, April 14, in another must-win league encounter for the Brazilians. 

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