Sundowns defeat Highlands to tighten title chase
Sundowns defeat Highlands to tighten title chase
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Sundowns defeat Highlands to tighten title chase

  • Absa Premiership Futaa report
  • Highlands Park 1-2 Mamelodi Sundowns
  • 22 January 2019
  • Mokhulong Stadium, Johannesburg.

Goals from Thapelo Morena and Themba Zwane ensured Sundowns came away with all three points against the newly-promoted Highlands Park on Tuesday evening in Tembisa.

Park's consolation goal came via Lindokhuhle Mbatha who pounced on a joint-blunder between goalkeeper Denis Onyango and Ricardo Nascimento.

Kabo Yellow are now level on points with the second-placed Orlando Pirates, including three games in hand on leaders Bidvest Wits who lead by three points.

Futaa's match stats here.

Sundowns will now switch their attention to the business of the Nedbank Cup as they take on Chippa United this weekend. Park will battle AmaZulu in the same competition at the weekend.

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