June 19, 2021

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Mamelodi Sundowns: Stats show who was the biggest villain against Al Ahly

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Mamelodi Sundowns will be cautiously optimistic they can overturn their two-goal deficit after the first leg against Al Ahly in the return fixture in Pretoria this weekend – but they will have to improve in one area of their game in particular.

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The Brazilians were guilty of gifting away possession far too often in the first leg in Cairo on Saturday and Pitso Mosimane’s men fed off the mistakes made by a host of Mamelodi Sundowns players.

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There was no Mamelodi Sundowns player who wasn’t guilty of losing possession in the 2-0 defeat – as the list below shows – and it’s something co-coaches Steve Komphela, Rhulani Mokwena and Manqoba Mngqithi will no doubt be working on eradicating this week.

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MAMELODI SUNDOWNS PLAYERS GUILTY OF LOSING POSSESSION:

Sirino – 18 times

Morena – 17

Maboe – 16

Modiba – 15

Mkhulise – 14

Shalulile – 10

Coetzee – 9

Motupa – 8

Nascimento – 8

Lebusa – 7

Lakay – 6

Erasmus/Mkhuma – 3

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