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SuperSport sustain with Sundowns’ tempo

SuperSport United managed to maintain the tempo with their neighbours and defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns, as they beat Maritzburg United 2-1 on Saturday night on the Lucas Moripe Stadium, to take care of their unbeaten run within the DStv Premiership.

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Thamsanqa Gabuza made positive that the hosts went into the break with their noses in entrance when he headed house within the 10th minute from a Jamie Webber nook kick. SuperSport had been all the time on the entrance foot and so they continued the place they left off as Teboho Mokoena discovered Gabuza with a pleasant lengthy ball, however the striker’s try was inferior to the move as he fired broad of Marcel Engelhart’s objective.

Man-of-the-Match Thatoyaone Diltlhokwe bought the winner with the ultimate kick of the sport when he scored an an identical objective to that of Gabuza. He towered over Maritzburg’s defence to smash and seize the three factors for United deep into stoppage time.  

Before that, the person within the center, Tshidiso Marupeng needed to quickly pause the sport within the 55th minute when the floodlights determined to take a nap. The recreation resumed 10 minutes later and it was Lifa Hlongwane who discovered the equaliser three minutes after the sport resumed.

Nothing a lot occurred within the recreation after that till the 75th minute, when Mokoena teed up Iqraam Rayners with a by way of ball, however the former Stellenbosch attacker couldn’t do justice to the mouthwatering move as he ballooned his effort over the bar. SuperSport coach Kaitano Tembo reintroduced Sipho Mbule, who made his return from a shoulder harm that noticed him miss the final two video games.

In the 82nd minute, Gabuza had a chance to get his brace when the Team of Choice couldn’t clear their traces and the ball fell in to his path, however he didn’t reply shortly, and consequently, Engelhart was in a position to recuperate and extinguish the hazard.

Immediately afterwards, Maritzburg launched a counter assault led by Amadou Soukoua however due to Diltlhokwe’s sharpness and fast considering, he managed to get a foot in, and power the ball broad off Ronwen Williams’ objective.

And it was the identical participant who had the ultimate say, giving SuperSport an enormous three factors.

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