City humble Sundowns at Loftus

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Mamelodi Sundowns’ title ambitions suffered a huge blow following a 3-2 defeat by Cape Town City at Loftus Versfeld on Monday night.

‘The Citizens’ drew first blood through Surprise Ralani in the 13th minute, with Kermit Erasmus scoring the second, a minute before half time.

But the ‘Brazilians’ pulled one back through an own goal by Edmilson Dove to make it 2-1 at the half time break.

City carried on where they left off in the first half and immediately found the back of the net through Ralani for his brace, 9 minutes into the second half.

Substitute Keletso Makgalwa scored the consolation goal for Sundowns during the referee’s optional time.

The defeat was a fourth of the current Absa Premiership season for Sundowns who now trail log leaders Kaizer Chiefs by six points with six matches remaining.

By Ofhani Munyai

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