- Mamelodi Sundowns are set to battle Kaizer Chiefs on Sunday, but coach Pitso Mosimane has made a controversial claim
- The Downs mentor played down the fixture and claimed that it isn't his side's big game of the week
- Mosimane feels that Highlands Park is the biggest game and he lauded coach Owen da Gama's men
Mamelodi Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs prepare to do battle on Sunday in a top of the table clash.
While many football fans will be salivating over the match, Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane claims that it is not their biggest fixture.
Mosimane played down the clash with the Amakhosi and instead labelled the match against Highlands Park as the big one.
Perhaps the controversial claim is nothing more than a bit of mind games, but Mosimane lauded Highlands Park.
Sundowns face coach Owen da Gama's men on Wednesday at the Lucas Moripe Stadium and Mosimane says that fixture has his full attention.
At a press conference Mosimane said, "We must win the Highlands Park game because that’s our big game and we don’t have to beat Chiefs to win the league."
The Sundowns tactician also emphasised that both games offer the same number of points.
He added, “Chiefs is not our big game but Highlands Park is our big game. After the Highlands Park game‚ probably my talk will change but at the moment it is Highlands Park."
Mosimane heaped praise on the Highlands Park team and has been particularly impressed with their defence.
Briefly.co.za also gathered that tensions are growing between the Brazilians and the Glamour Boys.
TimesLIVE reported on the incident at Lucas Moripe Stadium when Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp was shown on screen and subsequently booed by the Sundowns faithful.
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