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Downs Leaders Reestablish important lead

Mamelodi Sundowns reestablished their important lead at the highest point of the DStv Premiership table with a 1-0 triumph over Golden Arrows on Wednesday evening. 

Nightfalls named Brazilian-conceived safeguard Ricardo Nascimento on the seat interestingly this season, though Arrows were unaltered from the success over Marumo Gallants FC. 

The host made the previous guarantee from an all around weighted corner-kick seven minutes in, yet Nkosinathi Sibisi was simply ready to track down the side-netting from an abnormal point. 

Another shrewd chance went the method of Abafana Besthende later on through Pule Mmodi's disagreement from the right-side yet the resulting shot flew wide of the base corner. 

Nightfalls partook in no cool-off from the host who halfway through the primary half saw Velemseni Ndwandwe head Mthokozisi Dube's pin-point cross inches wide. 

The Brazilians began to open up closer to halftime and could've been ahead from a free ball around the space, yet Thabiso Kutumela neglected to beat Maximilian Mbaeva. 

Masandawana came out discharging toward the beginning of second half with Gaston Sirino seeing a shot external the region subsequent to recovering belonging go over the top. 

Sirino corrected the botched opportunity 12 minutes after the fact through a low completion from short proximity following a back-heel pass by Andile Jali, while Andile Fikizolo made his second introduction for Arrows. 

Abafana Besthende pushed the guests in the end trades and got an opportunity to go level from the punishment spot, yet Michel Gumede missed as Khuliso Mudau submitted a foul. 

Masandawana kept up with the last minutes and could've added to their lead however Haashim Domingo scuppered Peter Shalulile's cutback, with Nascimento initiated while 1-0 it finished up. 

Affirmed line-ups: 

Arrows: Mbaeva, Zuke, Sibisi, Dlamini, Mutizwa, M.Dube, Cele, Mbhele, Mmodi, Ndwandwe, Magubane 

Subs: Gumede, Mantshiyane, Sibiya, Ndlovu, L.Dube, Magawana, Khumalo, M.Gumede, Fikizolo 

Downs: D. Onyango, Modiba, Mudau, B. Onyango, Lebusa, Jali, Sirino, Domingo, Kutumela, Vilakazi, Shalulile 

Subs: Goss, Safranko, Lakay, Nascimento, Mkhulise, Maluleka, Maema, Kapinga, Morena


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Abafana Besthende Arrows Khuliso Mudau Michel Gumede Nkosinathi Sibisi


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