Cape Town – Free State Stars had a bad day in the office after they managed to beat 3-1 against Mamelodi Sundowns in Loftus Versfeld on Wednesday.
Free Stars almost tied it all up for the visitors with an expertly placed free kick. Free Stars's defense sent a ball soaring up the right, but the opportunity fizzled away as his shot went just over the bar after 32 minutes. Lebohang Maboe slipped in on the right, but his shot deflected off the post. Jeremy Brockie was booked for kicking the ball away after the whistle.
Mamelodi Sundowns became the first fan and Aubrey Ngoma set off Bangalie Keita to the left in the 24th minute to win the penalty. Sangare went in the right direction, but Sirino placed his direct kick in the lower left corner of the net.
Gaston Sirino showed his class three minutes later when he returned to the posture on the right and fired in until he fired an unintentional left foot for Sangar from 21 yards out.
The stars got a glimpse of hope 10 minutes before the half-time when Harris Tchilimbou pulled one back. Judas Moseamedi takes a throw-in in the goal for a goal. Tchilimbou is clearly determined to defend his half and maintain a promising outcome. 16` Reyaad Pieterse is trying to kick out,
Sangare pulled a great double escape in 55 minutes to defeat first Brockie and then Ngoma from a short distance and the visiting goalkeeper was well placed to hold New Zealander's shot in the 66th minute.
Sirino pulled the strings for Masandawan, but the stars tried to limit his effectiveness in the second half. Uruguayan succeeded Sangare to try with a long range of 10 minutes.
She Lla Koto was looking back in the final stages, but Downs stood firmly behind her back to get all three points.