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Mngqithi: It was an exceptionally delicate Penalty

Co-mentor Manqoba Mngqithi accepts his side were punished with a "delicate" punishment call as Mamelodi Sundowns secured a limited 1-0 success over Golden Arrows at the Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium on Wednesday. 

Assailant Gaston Sirino scored the conclusive objective in the 58th moment as Masandawana extended their lead at the highest point of the table and kept up with their unbeaten run. 

The Brazilians presently hold a noteworthy lead over Tshwane rivals SuperSport United with 19 focuses after seven matches played. 

Look through the exhibition to see the main goalscorers in the DStv Premiership this season 

Mngqithi's side were lucky to leave away with every one of the three focuses as Michel Gumede missed from the punishment spot. 

Talking after the last whistle, Mngqithi scrutinized the granting of the punishment to Golden Arrows for an obvious foul by Khuliso Mudau. 

"Once in a while we simply need to assume the best about the refs," Mngqithi said post-match. 

"For my purposes, I thought it was an extremely delicate punishment call, however when I see it contrasted with what occurred in the principal half against Vila [Sibusiso Vilakazi]. 

"I thought Vila's one was considerably more genuine however I would not have any desire to harp much on such choices. 

"Since the reality of the situation is that we as mentors commit our own errors, in our association and in setting up the group. 

"So they should likewise be permitted a couple of slip-ups to a great extent, yet one is glad that even with that punishment we figured out how to keep a spotless sheet. 

"Denis [Onyango] was likewise extremely amazing in objectives, so we're exceptionally content with that result." 

Twilights next welcome Maniema Union in a return leg of a CAF Champions League second primer round conflict at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Sunday. 

Start up is at 16:00


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