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As it happened: Sundowns 3-0 Zamalek

2016-10-15 17:00
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15 Oct 17:03
That is all folks, Thank You for choosing Sport24 to catch the first-leg of the CAF Champions League final between Mamelodi Sundowns and Zamalek.
15 Oct 17:00
Mamelodi Sundowns take a healthy lead to Egypt after goals from Anthony Laffor, Tebogo Langer and Percy Tau guaranteed a 3-0 first-leg victory for the home side in this CAF Champions League final.
15 Oct 16:55
FULL-TIME: Mamelodi Sundowns 3-0 Zamalek
15 Oct 16:55
94' The referee blows his whistle and brings the first-leg to an end. 
15 Oct 16:52
90' Four minutes of additional time added on at the Lucas Moripe Stadium.
15 Oct 16:52
85' 84' Substitute for Sundowns: Themba Zwane on for Kekana.
15 Oct 16:48
84' Elrehim makes his first save as he intercepts Modise's pass at the feet of Tau.
15 Oct 16:46
83' Fathi is looking to create space in the Sundowns box but Nthethe continues to stay strong and defends the attack well enough.
15 Oct 16:44
81' Tau pushes his way into the box before laying it off for Laffor, but Ramzy is alert and averts the danger.
15 Oct 16:39
78' Sundowns just holding onto the cleansheet now and trying to add a fourth to put the surety on their trip to Egypt next week.
15 Oct 16:36
75' Zamalek substitution: Fathi replaces Morsy.
15 Oct 16:29
70' Soumahoro comes on for Arendse.
15 Oct 16:24
64' Teko Modise is introduced into the fold with Billiat making way for the veteran.
15 Oct 16:23
63' El-Shenawy comes off for Genesh
15 Oct 16:19
58' Arendse once again puts his body on the line and knocks the ball out for a corner after Morse's effort towards goal is waiting to be poached in.
15 Oct 16:17
55' Arendse will miss the second-leg after being booked for a foul on Morsy.
15 Oct 16:07
PERCY TAU! His strike deflected into the back of the net. Sundowns with a huge lead here now.
15 Oct 16:06
15 Oct 16:05
45' Second-half is underway...
15 Oct 15:48
What a first-half can Sundowns add or hold onto their lead?
15 Oct 15:47
15 Oct 15:47
46' HEFHY! Just over Onyango's cross bar following a darting run from the midfielder. 
15 Oct 15:46
45' Two minutes of additional time added on.
15 Oct 15:46
43' Zamalek looking for a response but nothing happening at the moment as Sundowns look to add a third before the half-time whistle.
15 Oct 15:43
Tebogo Langerman with a wonder goal following a short corner from Dolly and the defender's shot is mistaken for a cross as it dips over the goalkeeper and inside the net.
15 Oct 15:41
15 Oct 15:39

38' Kekana! Blasts one from just outside the box only for his shot to be deflected and go out for a corner. Sundowns piling on the pressure now.

15 Oct 15:37
36' Mabunda and Dolly working really hard in defence. Dolly running up and down while Mabunda a rock in defence. 
15 Oct 15:33
Anthony Laffor with a marvelous touch from a through ball which he then puts himself in space and darts a little forward with pace before thrusting his shot in the top right corner past El-Shenawy.
15 Oct 15:32
15 Oct 15:30
30' Sundowns 0-0 Zamalek
15 Oct 15:28
27' TAU! The forward puts his effort wide. SHould have done better
15 Oct 15:27
24' Dolly sprints down the left this time switching positions with Billiat and then holds off one Zamalek player to lay it off for Billiat but the attacking midfielder arrives too late to strike the ball perfectly.
15 Oct 15:26
23' Zamalek very smartly attempting to remain tight on Billiat but the Zimbabwean gets away from the sea of white shirts to chip it over towards Laffor who side foots the ball over the crossbar.
15 Oct 15:23
21' NTHETHE! Fantastic header by the defender as he has knocks it cross the keeper only for his effort to go inches wide of goal.
15 Oct 15:21
19' Khama Billiat now darts past a few players on the left flank before knocking it over to Percy Tau in the 18th area. The forward leaps towards the ball with his head but his headed effort is over the crossbar. 
15 Oct 15:19
16' No serious goal threat by both sides so far. Very cautious approach by Zamalek while Sundowns look to pounce on possession.
15 Oct 15:14
13' Dolly finds a bit of space just outside the box as Zamalek's defence are tight however his effort is over the crossbar.
15 Oct 15:13
10' Sundowns 0-0 Zamalek
15 Oct 15:07
6' Early possession for Sundowns as Zamalek are sitting very deep.

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