ISundowns inenebule iMaritzburg

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IMamelodi Sundowns isilule umjaho wayo kulo mqhudelwano bedlula AmaZulu abephezu kwetafula le-DStv Premiership, bavula igebe lamaphuzu amane.

AMasandawana ashaye iMaritzburg United enenkani ngo 2-0 e-Loftus Stadium ngoLwesithathu.

Bekuyimidlalo yokuqala emibili yeDowns, bese kuthi owesibili uzolandela ngeSonto lapho abazobhekana khona neTS Galaxy.

Usuthu luzodlala kuphela ngesonto elizayo futhi uma konke kuhamba ngendlela yeDowns ukuthi iwine uma sebebhekene neGalaxy, bazovula igebe lamaphuzu ayisikhombisa.

ISundowns ithwale kanzima ngemuva kwemizuzu eyi-12 iqale umdlalo ngesikhathi iphoqwa ukuvala isikhala somdlali wabo wasesiswini uThemba Zwane ngenxa yokulimala. Kufakwe uLebo Mkhuma esikhundleni sakhe.

Iqembu lasekhaya liqhubeke nokudlala umdlalo wabo ojwayelekile wokucindezela yize ebengekho uZwane. Ngomzuzu wama-38 uGift Motupa udlaliswe kabi ebhokisini nguClayton Daniels, unompempe washaya impempe ekhomba iphutha.

Umdlali wasemuva wase-Brazil uRicardo Nascimento uthathe indawo wakha igoli ukubeka iqembu lasekhaya phambili ngomzuzu wama-39.

Abase-Brazil bebazi kahle ukuthi ukuthola noma yini engaphansi kwamaphoyinti aphezulu kungababeka ngaphansi kwengcindezi njengoba Usuthu lubabambe phansi.

Ngomzuzu wama-71 uMotupa ushaye igoli leSundowns elenze kwaba u-2-0 ngesikhathi enekizwa uMothobi Mvala ibhola, obekhahlela ekhoneni.

Lo mphumela awuzange ube yilokho udokotela abekufunela u-Ernst Middendorp nabafana bakhe. Noma kunjalo basele ngamaphuzu ayisikhombisa kwiBlack Leopards, esendaweni ye-16, bebezothanda ukuthola okuthile kulo mdlalo.

I-Team of Choice izohlala endaweni ye-13 ngamaphuzu angama-25 ngemuva kwemidlalo engama-25. Basele ngephuzu elilodwa ukungena kuma-play-offs okukhona kuyo iChippa United.

Njengoba sekusele imidlalo emihlanu, iMaritzburg iyazithemba ukuthi angeke yehliselwe ezansi kwetafula futhi izophumelela kuma-play-offs.

Umthombo wesithombe: @officialpsl