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SUNDOWNS HAMMER BAROKA!
Mamelodi Sundowns players celebrating one of the four goals against Baroka FC.  ~ BackpagePix

 MAMELODI Sundowns ended Baroka FC period at the top of the Absa Premiership table when they tumped them a 4-0 at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Tuesday night.

Sundowns got off to a good start when Matjeka Madisha converted a spot kick in the 2nd minute after Baroka's defender Abdi Banda had brought down Sifiso Vilakazi.

Sundowns doubled their lead in the 27th minute when a cross from the attacking Percy Tau, set up Themba Zwane for an easy tap in.

On form Downs striker Percy Tau was on the score sheet as he scored two goals. He scored his first of the match which was a third goal for his side on the 48th minutes, before nailing the last nail in Baroka’s coffin after 74 minutes.

The result saw Downs move to the top of the Premiership table with 19 points same as Baroka, and Orlando Pirates, they are separated by goal difference and Sundowns still have three games in hand.

Baroka have not won a match since September, their last victory was when they defeated Kaizer Chiefs 2-1 in Durban’s Moses Mabhida Stadium.

In other matches of the night, Maritzburg United hammered Cape Town City 4-2, while Pirates and SuperSport United played to a goalless draw.

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