Mamelodi Sundowns
01 K Mweene
23 L Lakay
27 T Morena
06 W Arendse
32 M Madisha
11 S Vilakazi (Ngcongca 70′)
26 G Sirino
22 J Brockie (Meza 81′)
08 H Kekana
18 T Zwane
33 L Maboe (Jali 55′)


39′ Vilakazi
70′ Arendse


Competition: MTN8
Date: Saturday 11 August 2018
Venue:  Lucas Moripe Stadium
Kick-off: 15h00

We have been knoocked out of the MTN8 in the first round, with Sundowns managing to score twice to ensure a win.

The team gave a good performance but just never managed to get into the firing zone and find accuracy on the shots we had at the Sundowns goal.

Although we lost the game, coach Larsen was happy with the performance with the team who went toe-to-toe with Masandawana. The team tried playing offensively and also on the front foot but we made mistakes at the back and got punished for it.

We allowed Vilakazi to open the scoring for the home side in the 40th minute. The persistance of the play from Sundowns and their domination of ball posession in the first half allowed them to get behind the defence, create a gap, and give Vilakazi a chance that he made no mistake on.

Coming back onto the field in the second half, we had a flurry of play that saw us have some better opportunities to score. Sibiya did well on the field, playing the ball up and linking well with Lunga to create opportunities. We could just not find the mark and get an equaliser.

Sirino then added pressure on us. He set up a number of plays for Mamelodi Sundowns and put us on the back foot in the last third. In the 70th minute, Sirino came at us on the near side, put a cross in that went across the face of the goal where Arendse made a diving header shot on the low ball. He struck it well and found the back of the net.

We will return home to prepare for our league match next weekend against Cape Town City in the mother city on Saturday 18th.

Golden Arrows
32 N Gumede
05 L Mzava
21 N Mngwengwe
13 D Lunga (Moreira 75′)
19 S Zwane
34 S  Conco  (Magubane 67′)
04 D Venter
24 T Molefe
11 N Sibiya (Phiri 81′)
18 K Mutizwa
41 L Lamola

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