Mamelodi Sundowns

Mamelodi Sundowns outclassed Burundi side Bumamuru in their CAF Champions League second preliminary round first leg clash on Friday. Image: Twitter/Masandawana

Mamelodi Sundowns stretch lead at the top to 13 points!

Sundowns reached the 40-point mark with a 2-1 win over Chippa United in a league match which was played at Loftus Versveld Stadium on Tuesday.

Mamelodi Sundowns

Mamelodi Sundowns outclassed Burundi side Bumamuru in their CAF Champions League second preliminary round first leg clash on Friday. Image: Twitter/Masandawana

Mamelodi Sundowns reached the 40-point mark with a 2-1 win over Chippa United in a league match which was played at Loftus Versveld Stadium on Tuesday.

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In doing so, the Brazilians stretched their lead at the top of the DStv Premiership log to a whopping 13 points.

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Teboho Mokoena and returnee Peter Shalulile scored for Sundowns while Thabiso Lebitso netted a consolidation goal for Chippa United.

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This was Shalulile’s seventh league goal of the season, and he’s now tied with Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana and Bradley Grobler despite being out of action for months due to injury.

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The win means Sundowns are now sitting on 40 points from 16 league games, and they are strong favourites to win the DStv Premiership title.

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Manqoba Mnqgithi and Rhulani Mokwena share a joke. Photo: BackpagePix

MAMELODI SUNDOWNS VS CHIPPA UNITED: STARTING LINEUPS

Mamelodi Sundowns XI: Williams, Mudau, Modiba, De Reuck, Mvala, Mokoena, Mkhulise, Zwane, Allende, Domingo, Mailula.

Subs: Onyango, Ngobeni, Shalulile, Jali, Kekana, Mbule, Sirino, Saavedra, Kapinga.

Chippa United XI: Kazapua, Pietersen, Ighodaro, Mkhize, Mbenyane, Poggenpoel, Mdunyelwa, Matrose, Lebitso, Chabalala, Kammies.

Subs: Mwabali, Ntsabo, Banda, Mqokozo, Luthuli, Conwood, Mayo, Maarman, Kambindu.

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