Blow by blow: Sundowns vs Ajax

Nathan Paulse of Ajax CT. (Photo by Luke Walker/Gallo Images)

Nathan Paulse of Ajax CT. (Photo by Luke Walker/Gallo Images)

Mamelodi Sundowns take on Ajax Cape Town at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in the Charity Showdown final. This final serves as a rematch of the recent Nedbank Cup final.


Starting XI

Mamelodi Sundowns:  K.Mweene, S.Zwane, T.Langerman, M.Booysen, W.Arendse, P.Tau, S.Moriri, T.Zwane, A.Laffor, L.Mokoena, C.Malajila

Ajax Cape Town: Johnson, Kammies, Jacobs, Jenniker, Mendes, Phohlongo, Jacobs, Losper, Cale, Nguye, Sasman

– the referee blows for full time. Mamelodi Sundowns 3-1 Ajax Cape Town

– 90′ goal  kick to Ajax

– 86′ corner kick to Sunndowns. Ajax defended the corner successfully

– 82′ excellent block from Mweene to deny Ajax

– 78′ Johnson makes a brilliant reflex save to deny Sundowns

– 73′ corner kick to Ajax. A wasteful corner by Ajax

– 71′ Tau is carried off the field of play

69′ Malajila scores. Mamelodi Sundowns 3-1 Ajax Cape Town

– 63′ Ajax defends a corner successfully

– 61′ the ball is played back to Sundowns

– 57′ throw in to Sundowns

– 55′ Laffor misses the target by inches

– 52′ Tau fires a shot over the goal posts.

– 50′ throw in for Sundowns

– 48′ corner kick to Ajax

– the second half is underway

– the referee blows for half time. Mamelodi Sundowns 2-1 Ajax Cape Town

– 42′ Laffor scores. Great combination play by Sundowns to creat a scoring opportunity. Mamelodi Sundowns 2-1 Ajax Cape Town

– 40′ Mario Booysen scores an own goal, as he tries to clear the free kick cross into the Sundowns box. Mamelodi Sundowns 1-1 Ajax Cape Town

– 39′ Malajila is booked for committing a foul, free kick to Ajax

– 33′ excellent foot work from Phohlongo to get into the box, his shot is wide at goal

– 31′ the ball is played back to Mweene

– 29′ Kammies runs from a left back  position and fires a shot wide at goal

– 21′ Mweene swallows a shot from range

– 9′ Malajila scores the first goal, excellent connection with the corner cross. Mamelodi Sundowns 1-0 Ajax Cape Town

– 8′ corner kick to Sundowns

– 5′ Cale’s long range effort is saved by Mweene

-4′ corner kick  to Sundowns. Ajax defend successfully

– kickoff! The game is underway

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