Mamelodi Sundowns’ seemingly never-ending run of games continues on Tuesday when they travel to Thohoyandou to tackle an increasingly desperate Black Leopards in a critical  Premiership clash that will have ramifications at both ends of the table. The match is a catch-up fixture for both sides‚ after which all teams in the division will have played 28 games‚ giving a clear picture of where things stand going into the penultimate round of matches this weekend. Sundowns could move level with leaders Orlando Pirates at the top of the able with a win‚ and ahead on goal difference if they claim victory by five or more goals. They simply cannot afford to drop points at this stage of the campaign as they await their sanction from the Premier Soccer League in the Wayne Arendse affair‚ but will also have an eye on Saturday’s return leg of the African Champions League semifinal with Wydad Casablanca. Sundowns are 2-1 behind on aggregate but with a crucial away goal — a diving header by veter...

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