May 18, 2024

CAF Champions League : Mamelodi Sundowns to go all out for revenge ahead of the semi-finals return leg.

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After edging sekhukhune United 2-1 in the PSL match at home on Tuesday, Mamelodi Sundowns turn focus to the return leg of the CAF Champions League.

The 4 times CAF champions League winners Esperance clinched a crucial 1-0 lead over south african giants Mamelodi Sundowns in a tightly contested first leg of the CAF Champions League semi-finals at the Stade olympique Hammadi Agrebi.

Brazilian Yan Sesse after beating William to give Esperance the lead.

With a 41st minute score from brazilian attacking midfielder Yan Medeiros Sasse off an assist from Rodrigo Rodrigues, sundowns will be on a task to utilize its home advantage to overturn that narrow 1st leg defeat.

The Masandawanas are in the semi finals for the second successive season and Coach Rulani Mokwena and his team have a huge task ahead to overturn the deficit with a two-goal win to book a spot in the finals. In a vehemently contested tie at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Friday.

Mamelodi Sundowns celebrating a goal in their recent match.

With remarks after the mid-week win , Coach Rolani seeks more credit for his team’s consistency and asks for patience from the fans.

However, Esperance bidding to win their Champions League for the fifth time, had a good rest having not had a game compared to their opponents . Miguel Cardoso’s side will need a solid performance from their backline having kept 8 clean sheets in their last 9 games across all competitions.

Caf Champions League Semi-Final Second Leg | Friday, 26th April

Mamelodi Sundowns Vs Esperance Sportive Tunis

Loftus Versfeld Stadium | 21:00 Hrs (EAT)

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