Soccer

Gutsy Brazilians sink wasteful Buccaneers

03 January 2021 - 00:00

Mamelodi Sundowns sent another signal that it will take something special to stop them winning a record fourth successive league title after they ground out a 1-0 victory over potential rivals Orlando Pirates at Loftus Stadium on Saturday.

Brian Onyango's 35th-minute header was all the Brazilians required to open a three-point gap between themselves and second- placed Swallows FC at the summit of the DStv Premiership. Kermit Erasmus could have wrapped the game up for Sundowns inside the last 10 minutes, but hit the post...

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