Mamelodi Sundowns edged out Maritzburg United 2-1 in an Absa Premiership match at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday evening.
The victory took the Brazilians to the second spot on the league standings, while the Team of Choice remained 15th on the log.
The pressure did pay off as Lakay proved to be a super-sub when he scored with a well-taken shot to seal Sundowns’ 2-1 win over Maritzburg in stoppage time.
Sundowns (1) 2 (Sirino 39′, Lakay 90’+1)
Maritzburg (0) 1 (Xulu 56′)
Sundowns: Onyango, Morena, Madisha, Lebusa, Langerman, Mabunda (Coetzee 58′), Kekana, Zwane, Sirino, Vilakazi (Mahlambi 62′), Meza (Lakay 83′).
Maritzburg: Ofori, Xulu, Morgan (Kunene 81′), De Reuck, Mngonyama (Moseamedi 46′), Allie, Ntshangase, Claasen, Timm, Kutumela, Augusto (Nyoni 46′).