PSL : Tshwane Derby, Supersport United vs Mamelodi Sundowns, Preview

PSL : Tshwane Derby, Supersport United vs Mamelodi Sundowns, Preview

The 2017/18 starts with a mouth watering Tshwane derby,  as Supersport United host Mamelodi Sundowns, at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Tshwane on Saturday, Kick-off is at 15:00pm

Sundowns are unbeaten in their last eight matches against Supersport, and Supersport will be looking to break that record

History shows that Mamelodi Sundowns have dominated this encounter from 2013/14 as the last time Supersport United won a derby was in 2012/13 season courtesy of Sameehg Doutie solitary goal

Last season 2017/18 the Mamelodi Sundowns scored six goals passed Matsatsantsa in both legs they played, Sundowns 5-0 Supersport in the first round and SuperSport 0-1 Sundowns

The two teams had mixed fortunes in the first PSL Cup competition, MTN 8 as Mamelodi Sundowns lost at home to Maritzburg United 0 -1 , while Matsatsantsa skinned the mighty Kaizer Chiefs with the same score margin in Duban

Supersport United won the Nedbank Cup to cap their 2016/17 season

Eric Tinkler is the new head coach of Supersport United after their previous head coach, Stuart Baxter was seconded to be a Bafana bafana coach

Eric Tinkler, last season guided Cape Town City to their first title in the top the 2016 Telkom Knockout Cup trophy, as well beat Mamelodi Sundowns 1 – 2 in the First Leg and 1 – 0 in the Second leg

The Brazilians are not as lethal as they used to be, the Khama Billiat rumour’s could have affected and impacted the team negatively as well as the departure tactician Rulani Mokwena

Mokwena has since joined Orlando Pirates.

The Mamelodi outfit have added to their squad Oupa Manyisa, George Lebese and Thokozani Sekotlong

Although the rumours are that Khama is not happy at Sundowns he could turn the game on its head single handily

Tshwane Derby clash has the makings of a cracker

 

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