Mamelodi Sundowns are ready to begin the new year as they prepare to face AmaZulu FC in the Absa Premiership on Saturday at Moses Mabhida Stadium.
Downs are coming off the back of a successful and busy December schedule which saw them compete in the Absa Premiership, the CAF Champions League, and the Telkom Knockout Final which saw them lift the trophy for the fourth time.
Down’s last league encounter ended with a 1-0 win over Polokwane City at home after late heroics from Sibusiso Vilakazi.
Usuthu overcame Bloemfontein Celtic 2-1 in their most recent Absa PSL encounter, with goals from Bongi Ntuli and Butholezwe Ncube helping secure three points.
Sundowns’ last visit to AmaZulu in September 2018 saw a thrilling 3-3 draw, and since then The Brazilians have enjoyed home wins against Usuthu including a 5-0 win (2019 Telkom Knockout) and 1-0 win.
Sundowns will look to begin the new year in a similar to the way they ended off 2019, currently unbeaten in their last 9 games in all competitions, Downs will now look to close the gap to the top of the league table.
Sundowns take on AmaZulu at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday, January 4. Kick-off is at 20:15.