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All-Conquering Sundowns Continue To Rack Up A Slew Of Records In 4-0 Cakewalk Over Marumo Gallants

Cape Town – Mamelodi Sundowns, the all-vanquishing DStv Premiership machine, kept on piling up records on their determined walk through the 2021/22 season with an away 4-0 success over Marumo Gallants at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on Sunday evening. 

It is presently not a feature that Sundowns have kept their unbeaten record flawless this season since this accomplishment has been dominated by a large number of Premier records which were added to the many previously set in the beyond couple of months. 

The consequence of the match guaranteed that Sundowns have now played 22 away association games without surrendering rout. This achievement passed the one they held mutually at 21 away games with Kaizer Chiefs, who set that standard among January and December 2005. 

Last week, Sundowns set the standard for clean sheets with 11 in progression. After this match, their record improves to 12. Bidvest Wits at first set the imprint in 2003 with 10 progressive clean sheets. 

Minutes before midfielder Themba Zwane opened the scoring in the game, Sundowns set a standard for playing 1000 minutes (right around 17 hours) of Premiership football without surrendering an objective. The past mark remained at around 900 minutes. 

Zwane's 24th-minute objective came toward the finish of a move sprung somewhere inside Sundowns' half. Ten passes later the ball arrived at striker Peter Shalulile who teed up Zwane right external the punishment region. Zwane released a piledriver that twisted away from Gallants goalkeeper Washington Arubi and into the top of the net. 

Gallants thought that it is progressively hard to take play outside of their half due to Sundowns' high press. 

Nightfalls ought to have 2-0 ahead on the half-hour mark after Neo Maema struck the upstanding after he ran onto a goalmouth cross from Slovakian Pavol Šafranko who had hustled down the left flank with gay leave. Šafranko left two safeguards in his slipstream when he arrived at the resistance punishment box.] 

Twilights overwhelmed the beginning of the subsequent half, yet notwithstanding numerous scoring possibilities, they couldn't break the Gallants guard. 

Around the hour mark, Gallants abruptly acquired the ascendency and had two opportunities to score, remembering a free-kick for the edge of Sundowns' punishment region. The set-piece exertion was shot inefficiently high over the bar. 

A short ways from the end, the plain Shalulile followed up among four protectors to direct a goalmouth cross past Arubi for the subsequent objective. 

Šafranko added a third objective to at last sentence Gallants to one more loss and still absolute bottom of the standings. 

In the last moment, Shalulile added a fourth objective and presently heads the PSL driving goalscorers' rundown with eight objectives.

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