Zimbabwean international Khama Billiat put on a man of the match performance as Sundowns beat Mpumalanga Black Aces 2-1 in the ABSA Premiership.
Sundowns went ahead as soon as the 5th minute after good work by Billiat saw him pass to Mzikayise Mashaba who scored the opener.
Four minutes later Hlompho Kekana made it two nil to the home side. Billiat continued to be a handful for Aces with his trickery.
With Sundowns meeting Chicken Inn on Saturday in the CAF Champions Billiat and Dolly were later substituted with the three points seemingly secured.
The second half saw Aces pour forward to get themselves back in the game but could only manage to score in added time. Chicken Inn will be hoping Billiat will not be at his best at the weekend,Antipas has already highlighted the need to stop him.
The win tightens Sundowns grip at the top of the ABSA Premiership and are now seven points ahead of second placed Bidvest Wits.