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Sundowns close the gap on Chiefs with a win over Polokwane

Lebohang Maboe and Themba Zwane of Mamelodi Sundowns challenged by Kenneth Nthatheni of Polokwane City during the Absa Premiership 2019/20 match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Polokwane City at the Loftus Versveld Stadium, Pretoria on the 21 December 2019.

Mamelodi Sundowns needed an 85th minute goal from substitute Sibusiso Vilakazi to beat Polokwane City 1-0 to end the year on a winning note during their Absa Premiership encounter at Loftus on Saturday.Clearly the dominant side in terms of possession and chances, they wasted chance after chance and needed an Vilakazi in the closing stages to help them over the line.

Before Vilakazi finally broke City’s resistance, Sundowns attackers were lethargic in front of goal as they squandered a plethora of opportunities but coach Pitso Mosimane will not be bothered too much as three crucial points ended in the bag.The wasteful culprits for Sundowns were mainly Gaston Sirino, Themba Zwane, Lebohang Maboe, Sphelele Mkhulise and Tebogo Langerman on this frustrating afternoon that tested the patience of their supporters.

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