It was a dull first half when the capital cousins squared off in a much anticipated Tshwane derby.
But the deadlock was broken via a corner-kick, which was given away through an elementary mistake from Matsatsantsa goalkeeper Williams. The header by an unlikely suspect in Hlompo Kekana made it 1-0 in the 44th.
Another mistake two minutes into the second half where Khama Billiat won a challenge on Dean Furman and laid it off to Leonardo Castro who made no mistake as he doubled the lead.
By the time the clock struck the hour mark it was SuperSport FC were holding on for dear life when the classy combination between Billiat and Castro put their defense under unbelievable pressure.
The match ended with those two goal in spite of Teko Modise and Katlego Mashego’s customary cameo appearance as substitutes in the latter parts of the second half.
A bigger talking point would have been a few notes passed around from the Sundowns bench to get coaching instructions to the players until the referee sought to intervene. Coach Pitso Mosimane claimed to know nothing about it even though he took full advantage of the time provided by GK Onyango’s stoppage, to pass coaching instructions after half the team conveniently converged at the coaches bench during the time out.