Absa Premiership

Pitso: We fought like Tyson

2015-05-07 10:49
Pitso Mosimane (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Pitso Mosimane has likened Mamelodi Sundowns' 2-1 win over Tshwane rivals SuperSport United to a boxing match, but not one involving Floyd Mayweather.

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The Brazilians dispatched their Pretoria rivals to secure second place in the Premiership which earns them CAF Champions League football in 2016.

Speaking after the game, Mosimane took a slight dig at the recent world championship boxing match between Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, which failed to live up to its billing as 'the fight of the century'.

"It was thriller, the Pretoria Derby is always good," the coach said.

"They never end in a stalemate. SuperSport United and Mamelodi Sundowns coaches don't play for a draw.

Mzikayise Mashaba fired the Brazilians ahead just three minutes into the encounter, although Matsatsantsa didn't trail for long as Jeremy Brockie restored parity midway through the first half.

However, Sundowns went back in front just after the hour mark through Mashaba to make sure of the win, which left the side with an unassailable five-point lead in second with just one game remaining.

"We opened the floodgates. It was not a Floyd Mayweather fight, it was a Mike Tyson fight.

"We kill each other, everybody got the thrill."


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