Sundowns Rhulani Mokwena

Sundowns coach Rhulani Mokwena during the DStv Premiership 2022/23 match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Sekhukhune United at the Loftus Stadium, Pretoria on the 28 January 2023 Photo: Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

Mamelodi Sundowns name starting XI for Belouizdad clash

Take a look at how Mamelodi Sundowns have opted to lineup for today’s CAF Champions League second leg quarterfinal below

Sundowns Rhulani Mokwena

Sundowns coach Rhulani Mokwena during the DStv Premiership 2022/23 match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Sekhukhune United at the Loftus Stadium, Pretoria on the 28 January 2023 Photo: Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

Mamelodi Sundowns return to CAF Champions League action this afternoon.

The Brazilians are fresh off a superb CAF Champions League quarterfinal away first leg victory over Algeria’s CR Belouizdad last weekend.

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The Brazilians head into today’s second leg with a huge 4-1 on aggregate advantage.

While stranger things have happened before in football, with the form Rhulani Mokwena’s side are in, it’s likely going to be another football masterclass on show at Loftus.

Take a look at how both sides lineup for today’s second leg clash below

Mamelodi Sundowns vs CR Belouizdad: Starting lineups

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Sundowns XI: Williams, Boutouil, Mvala, Mudau, Modiba, Mokoena, Mbule, Maema, Zwane, Shalulile, Morena.

Subs: D. Onyango, De Reuck, lebusa, Sirino, Zungu, Kutumela, Mkhulise, Mashego, Maboe.

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We don’t want to taste defeat – Mokwena

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“We do not want to become familiar with losing,” – the Mamelodi Sundowns coach said as quoted by IOL.

“Sundowns are the gold standard of South African club football. We are by far the best team in the country.

“We find ourselves in a moment of transition and though seemingly seamless and easy on the eye.

“The make-up of the squad is that they have less than 200 Champions League appearances together.”

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Mamelodi Sundowns superstar Themba Zwane celebrates a goal against Cape Town City in the DStv Premiership. Image: @Masandawana / Twitter

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