DStv Premiership: Mamelodi Sundowns increase lead with win over Chippa United

DStv Premiership: Mamelodi Sundowns increase lead with win over Chippa United

Mamelodi Sundowns showcased their dominance in the DStv Premiership, after securing a commanding 2-0 triumph over Chippa United at Lucas Moripe Stadium.

The match kicked off with Teboho Mokoena swiftly breaking the deadlock within the first 10 minutes, seizing an opportunity with precision as he unleashed a powerful strike from outside the penalty area.

Despite Chippa United's attempts to level the playing field, Sundowns' goalkeeper, Ronwen Williams, proved to be a formidable obstacle, denying Eva Nga a clear scoring opportunity in a one-on-one encounter just moments later.

The Sundowns continued to press forward, with Peter Shalulile narrowly missing a chance to double their lead following a well-placed cross from Thembinkosi Lorch.

As the first half drew to a close, Eva Nga initiated a promising run towards the goal, only to falter in his decision-making, ultimately failing to capitalise on the opportunity as his pass was intercepted.

The second half saw both teams pushing for dominance, with Lucas Ribeiro Costa nearly catching Chippa United's goalkeeper off guard with a clever chip, only to be denied by a timely save.

Sundowns' substitute, Themba Zwane, had a golden opportunity to extend the lead but narrowly missed the mark with his shot, leaving the scoreline unchanged.

It wasn't until the dying moments of the game that Sundowns solidified their victory, as substitute Tashreeq Matthews calmly slotted the ball past Lloyd Kazapua, who had stepped in for the injured Nwabali in goal.

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