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What Sundowns Need To Do To Win The League

What Mamelodi Sundowns Need To Win The League

By Soccer Laduma - Apr 26, 2018 02:35 PM

The race for the Absa Premiership title seems to have intensified after Mamelodi Sundowns dropped points in last night’s Absa Premiership encounter.

Maritzburg United managed to come from behind to secure a point last night. The game against Sundowns ended in a 2-2 draw at the Harry Gwala Stadium.

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Last night’s result saw Sundowns reduce their lead at the top of the table to just four points, over second placed Orlando Pirates, with just two games left to play this season. 

This means that should Pirates claim maximum points from their upcoming encounters, Sundowns will need at least three points to secure the Absa Premiership title, recording a win either over Ajax Cape Town or Bloemfontein Celtic in the coming days.

The Brazilians will welcome the Urban Warriors to the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday, April 28, with Head Coach Muhsin Ertugral side eager for maximum points.

Ajax are yet to win an away fixture this season, showing very poor form on the road, however this might change as the Cape Town-side are currently battling for survival.

The Urban Warriors are currently 15th placed on the league standings and will need to win all their upcoming games while also depending on other teams results, if they are to avoid the relegation play-offs.

It seems that Saturday’s encounter won’t be easy for either side, as both Pitso Mosimane and Ertugral will want to claim maximum points.

On the other side of things, Masandawana will be hoping that Cape Town City will be able to do them a favour and avoid defeat to Pirates on Saturday, so as to possibly hand them the title.

However, should Masandawana secure anything less than a win against Ajax this weekend, while the Bucs secure maximum points against City, the league title race will go right down to the last game of the season on May 12, where Sundowns will face Bloemfontein Celtic in a must-win encounter. 

In contrast, if Sundowns secure a win over Ajax, or if Pirates suffer defeat to City on Saturday, the Brazilians will be crowned Absa Premiership champions this weekend. 

 


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mondentete Joined: 10 Jan 2015
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mondentete Apr 27, 2018 05:21 PM
It's easy, return to the same team that played against Maritzburg and remove only Manyisa and out back Vila, we lost points bcos of this useless Manyisa, forget him coach pls
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Michaeltshigama Apr 26, 2018 09:32 PM
Downs is simply the best n we will win the CAF again
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Michaeltshigama Apr 26, 2018 09:31 PM
Rats is the runner's up, finito
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Soccer Laduma Hates me #kby. Joined: 12 Dec 2017
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Soccer Laduma Hates me #kby. Apr 26, 2018 07:53 PM
He'll never shut up, he speaks his mind and fools hate the truth.
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scoreman99 Apr 26, 2018 07:31 PM
Mr sick face Pizza must learn to shut up
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scoreman99 Apr 26, 2018 07:25 PM
Even coa coa will never help pizza to survive desperate Ajax
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Sky Days Apr 26, 2018 06:49 PM
Champions in waiting. Pitso has nothing to prove to anyone. We all know that he is successful and to me haters will fight him everywhere just like the team he coaches. KBY I remain.
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Line's Man... Apr 26, 2018 06:30 PM
Uwaaakakakakaka! - Someone is hurting and praying. If you can't beat them baba join them, I wonder which team are you supporting, it doesn't give you an inner peace come to Chloorkop baba and get a YELLOW membership and find inner peace...
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tpmokuppo@gmail.com Apr 26, 2018 05:53 PM
Dear All Mighty God, in the name of Jesus Christ I would like to thank you so much for making me not to be a Dunu fan because I would have ended up being very "stupid" and being a "fool loaded idiot" just like them... Amen.
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Soccer Laduma Hates me #kby. Joined: 12 Dec 2017
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Soccer Laduma Hates me #kby. Apr 26, 2018 05:03 PM
Six points is loadiiiing even if the Rabbits can win the 3 desperate points in the board room they won't win the league, thats the reality you Bucs must live with it.
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45calibre Apr 26, 2018 04:56 PM
"we never wanted to win nedbank but the league"pitso concluded.well let's wait and see
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Soccer Laduma Hates me #kby. Apr 26, 2018 04:52 PM
Those who will be empty handed come end of season are jealous of Downs success.
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Mosunkwana35 Apr 26, 2018 04:45 PM
Even if we draw 2 game rats Will nver match us ka goal difference dis lig is already in da bag
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Soccer Laduma Hates me #kby. Apr 26, 2018 04:45 PM
lt will be minus 7 points you don't know Bennie nina the Rabbits.
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Soccer Laduma Hates me #kby. Apr 26, 2018 04:43 PM
Bucs fans are still in the dream land, you're going to kiss the league good bye come Saturday.
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Line's Man... Apr 26, 2018 04:36 PM
We only need two YELLOW points to win the league. What is difficult to understand? only two YELLOW points. Simple mathematics: two YELLOW points.
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dlaminincamiso9 Apr 26, 2018 04:24 PM
@Bambambigelow bad mathematics there my cow, we will be tight on points and the goal different go in favour of Downs mxm am happy you are not a coach, terrible mathematics
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FIFA behind chiefs Apr 26, 2018 04:23 PM
obvious they need to beat ajax
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45calibre Apr 26, 2018 04:20 PM
as long as 46 yrs old manyisa is playing dunu will remain harmless
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45calibre Apr 26, 2018 04:19 PM
dunu will draw all the remaining games,they are now panicking like no body 's business for more info contact onyango

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