Cape Town - Mamelodi
Sundowns striker Cuthbert Malajila says he is not concerned about being the
league's top scorer, saying he is fully focused on helping the team defend its
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Downs are currently third in the Premiership standings,
level on points and goal difference with second-placed Orlando Pirates, but are
behind by virtue of scoring fewer goals than the Bucs.
The club is a full 11 points behind leaders Kaizer Chiefs
with only nine games of the season to go, but do have a game in hand on
Malajila is currently the leading goal-scorer in the league
with nine strikes, along with Lerato Lamola of Bloemfontein Celtic and Free
State Stars striker Moeketsi Sekola.
"I have actually stopped keeping tabs on the top
scorers in the League as I'm more interested in our title defence and keeping
our hopes alive," Malajila told his club's official website.
The Brazilians welcome high-flying Polokwane City to Loftus
Stadium this evening and Malajila is wary of their opponent's ability to cause
"Polokwane City have proven to be one of the toughest
sides in the League and have not only caused major upsets but have also scored
more goals than any other team so far," he said.
"Now that's very impressive reading for a side who were
fighting for their survival in the topflight a season ago.
"But as much as they have scored more goals, they have
also let in as much, which means they have weaknesses we can possibly exploit.
"When coming up against a side of this nature you have
to bury your chances early in the match because if they get the opportunity
they will unsettle you."