Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns hosted fellow PSL side Polokwane City in a training match at Chloorkop and humbled the Limpopo side 6-3.
According to the club’s official website, the match was broken up into four quarters of 30 minutes each in order to give a run to as many players as possible.
The visitors scored first and almost made it 2-0 five minutes later, after a misguided pass to Denis Onyango but the Ugandan shot stopper made a point blank save to keep Sundowns in the game.
Some beautiful inter-passing between Themba Zwane and Asavela Mbekile found Abdul Fiston who made no mistake in bringing Sundowns level.
The first quarter ended 1-1 but again City were ahead as early as the 35th minute with a wonderful strike inside the box.
In the 40th minute Malajila made it 2-2, after a good pass from Khama Billiat who was illustrious for ‘Downs.
Two minutes later, a powerful run from Mbekile resulted in an equally powerful cross that found Billiat’s head to make it 3-2 to Sundowns.
Billiat completed his brace two minutes later and gave Sundowns the 4-2 lead with a sweet curler from outside the area.
Malajila was stretchered off after an awkward landing and was replaced by Anthony Laffor. Going into the third quarter, Sundowns were still leading 4-2.
City made it 4-3 towards the end of the third quarter but Leonardo Castro restored Sundowns’ 2 goal lead.
Khaya Shozi completed the 6-3 drubbing of Rise and Shine with an easy tap in after being put through by Percy Tau.