Mamelodi Sundowns' player ratings in win against Orlando Pirates - Mailula shines again

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Cassius Mailula's early strike was all Mamelodi Sundowns needed to silence thousands of home fans who had flocked the Orlando Stadium to support Orlando Pirates.

Despite a spirited second half by the Sea Robbers, the Premier Soccer League defending champions showed encouraging resilience at the back to complete a double against the Soweto heavyweights.

The victory was the Brazilian's 15th in a row, further underlining their quality in South African top flight football.

This is how Downs rated.