Bruce Bvuma - 5/10
His anticipation of crosses left a lot to be desired as he should have alerted Austin Dube of an unmarked Grant Kekana.
Kekana was able to open the scoring, but nonetheless, Bvuma did make some routine saves to keep the scoreline at two.
Njabulo Blom - 5/10
His attacking involvement was minimal while operating as a right-wing-back.
However, Blom looked to make up for that with a stoic defensive resolve as he did well to stop Lyle Lakay from making his usual dangerous crosses.
Sifiso Hlanti - 5/10
Appeared to link up in the attack in the first half, but it didn't always come up with anything.
Hlanti lost the ball quite a few times with Thapelo Morena pressing him in his own half and he was substituted towards the end of the match.
Daniel Cardoso - 5/10
Couldn't cope against Sundowns' high press on the night.
Cardoso often struggled against the likes of Kermit Erasmus and Peter Shalulile putting him under pressure, but he deserves credit for his fighting spirit as he made some vital clearances
Austin Dube - 4/10
The weakest link in Chiefs' back-three on his full competitive for the club.
Dube looked suspect in his positioning and he was to blame for both goals as he failed to stop Kekana and Peter Shalulile from scoring before being substituted.
Erick Mathoho - 5/10
Handed the captain's armband and failed to lead at the back.
Mathoho failed to rally the backline which looked disorganized at times and he tried to keep Shalulile in check, but as Downs piled on the pressure, the Chiefs star gave in.
Cole Alexander - 5/10
Run over by Sundowns' marauding players in midfield.
Alexander could not get himself involved and he struggled to control his side's tempo, while some of his passes were wayward too.
Phathutshedzo Nange - 6/10
One of Chiefs' better players as he worked hard on and off the ball.
Nange never stopped running in midfield looking to protect the visitors' defence and he was crucial to his side's ball distribution.
Khama Billiat - 7/10
The most dangerous Chiefs player of the night as he was a constant threat to the Downs defence.
Billiat was key to orchestrating Chiefs' tempo, created a lot of chances including one for Samir Nurkovic, who missed a sitter from close range.
Keagan Dolly - 6/10
Worked tirelessly to make things happen against his former side.
Dolly looked to break Chiefs forward on the counter and he combined well with Billiat, while his low shot narrowly missed the target with goalkeeper Denis Onyango beaten.
Samir Nurkovic - 5/10
Looked unplayable in the first half, but his finishing was poor.
Nurkovic, who is usually good at scoring with his head, had two chances with Onyango caught off his line, but he failed to hit the target and also missed a sitter from Billiat's backheel pass.
Lebogang Manyama - 6/10Came on in the 74th minute and he made some good runs from midfield, but he failed to convert a late penalty as he opted for power instead of placement.
Sibusiso Mabiliso - 6/10Came on in the 68th minute for his official Chiefs debut and looked comfortable on the ball - making some good forward runs and wasn't seriously tested defensively.