Mamelodi Sundowns have returned to the top of the DStv Premiership log after claiming a classy 3-0 away win over Orlando Pirates on Sunday afternoon.
Just 24 hours after being knocked down to second spot by in-form AmaZulu, the Brazilians responded with an impressive showing at Orlando Stadium which sees them re-establish a one-point lead at the head of the table (with two games in hand over their nearest chasers). The Buccaneers, meanwhile, are now 12 points off the pace of their vanquishers and remain in fifth place.
Orlando Pirates 0
Mamelodi Sundowns (0) 3 (Nascimento 58’ pen, Shalulile 76’, Lakay 80’)
Pirates: Sandilands, Mabaso (Mhango 84’), Nyauza, Hlatshwayo, Maela, Mako (Sam 84’), Ndlovu, Motshwari, Makaringe, Hotto, Pule (Mabasa 67’)
Sundowns: D. Onyango, Morena, Nascimento (B. Onyango 82’), Lebusa, Modiba (Lakay 64’), Coetzee (Mvala 89’), Maboe, Mkhulise, Zwane (Mkhuma 89’), Shalulile, Erasmus (Motupa 46’)