Mamelodi Sundowns made light work of what is a good CAF Champions League side in ASEC Mimosas whilst Orlando Pirates threw the kitchen sink at Esperance de Tunis and missed.
Mamelodi Sundown 3-1 ASEC Mimosas
Mamelodi Sundown beat ASEC Mimosas to move top of Group A in the CAF Champions League.
Sundowns are proving to be a tough team to contend with at home in the CAF Champions League. They swept aside what is a good champions league side in ASEC Mimosas. Pitso Mosimane and his team haven’t had a bad week. First the loss to Chippa United in the Nedbank Cup, then the letter, finally a loss to Amazulu in the league.
Orlando Pirates battered Horoya and are now top of their CAF Champions League group. Whilst Mamelodi Sundowns registered their first win in their victory over Wydad Casablanca.
Orlando Pirates 3-0 Horoya
All the teams in Group B went into the weekend’s fixtures with a single point. Espérance beat FC Platinum comfortably during the day. The onus was on Orlando Pirates to do the same to Horoya at the Orlando stadium in the evening.
It wasn’t a good day for both South African teams in the CAF Champions League. Mamelodi Sundowns lose in Nigeria and Orlando Pirates draw in Zimbabwe.
Lobi Stars 2-1 Mamelodi Sundowns
Mamelodi Sundowns got their CAF Champions League group stage underway with a 2-1 defeat to Lobi Stars in Enugu, Nigeria on Friday evening.