'When Kaizer Chiefs were training, Mamelodi Sundowns were busy negotiating with match officials, but did the referee score the brace?' - Fans

Peter Shalulile & Edmilson Dove, Kaizer Chiefs vs Mamelodi Sundowns, September 2023Backpagepix

Kaizer Chefs were sent packing from the MTN8 following a 2-1 defeat to Mamelodi Sundowns in a semi-final, second-leg showdown at Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday.

Masandawana won this last-four round 3-2 on aggregate after a 1-1 first-leg draw at FNB Stadium in early September.

After Peter Shalulile's double and Brandon Petersen's howler were the talk of this contest, the way referee Luxolo Badi handled the contest ended up being the major point of discussion.

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Badi waved play on after Mamelodi Sundowns attacker Thapelo Maseko seemingly kicked Chiefs' Mduduzi Mdantsane inside the penalty box.

Fans took to social media to debate about the incident and other aspects of this game.