Hlompho Kekana was gifted with a late Christmas present when the Mamelodi Sundowns beat USM Alger in Algeria to secure an away win. The CAF Champions League Group C win brings the Sundowns closer to a quarterfinal spot.
The Sundowns have secured 7 out of a possible 9 points, with two home games in hand as well as another victory in Angola against Petro Atletico.
Briefly.co.za learned that the game was hard-fought, with the Sundowns rarely seeing the goal but with coach Pitso Mosimane’s instruction from the sidelines, they managed to capitalise on their chances.
USM Alger was in good form and gave the Sundowns a tough match but they kept their cool. The win was historic for the Sundowns because USM Alger has not lost a home match in the Champions League since 2015 and the second only in 14 years and 23 matches.
Hlompho Kekana scored the winning goal after rounding USM Alger goalkeeper Mohamed Zemmamouche and scoring into an empty net.
The next game for the Sundowns is scheduled for the 4th of January 2020 away at Amazulu according to sowetanlive.co.za.
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