Pirates, Sundowns drop points: Kekana scores bullet strike

Pirates, Sundowns drop points: Kekana scores bullet strike

  • Absa Premiership
  • Futaa match results
  • Mamelodi Sundowns 1-1 Cape Town
  • AmaZulu 0-0 Orlando Pirates.

Gauteng giants, and last season’s top two sides Sundowns, as well as Pirates, didn't deliver enough to collect all three points this evening.

Defending champions Sundowns went ahead with a Hlompho Kekana bullet cracker in the 8th minute. The Bafana Bafana international caught a loose ball just outside the 18-yard area before unlesashing an electric shot that flew past a dead still Peter Leuweenburg.

Kekana hit:

Benni McCarthy’s City did, however, pull one back through a well-taken Dove Edmilson shot from the far edge of the box on 25 minutes to make it 1-1.

View: Sundowns vs City line ups & match stats

  • AmaZulu-Pirates

In Durban, it was one of those classic high-entertainment goalless draws that nevertheless leaves supporters smiling on their travels home.

The best actions of the night saw both sides hit the post, first, it was Siyethemba Sithebe for AmaZulu on 10 minutes, before it was Vincent Pule’s turn to strike the woodwork in the 17th minute.

The final whistle of the game meant AmaZulu have gone three games without a win, while Pirates marked a fourth-game with no victory.

View: AmaZulu vs Pirates line ups & match stats.