CAF Champions League Wrap: Sundowns, Mazembe finish on a high

CAF Champions League Wrap: Sundowns, Mazembe finish on a high
TP Mazembe player JACKSON MULEKA

by Staff Reporter

Saturday Feb 01, 2020. 18:41

Mamelodi Sundowns and TP Mazembe finished the 2019-20 Total CAF Champions League group stages on a high.

The two clubs will enter the knockout stages among the favourites to clinch the crown, having registered an unbeaten record on their way to booking their quarter-final tickets.

Both teams accumulated 14 points from six matches with four wins and two draws from their allotted fixtures in Group A and C respectively.

Sundowns completed a club record campaign with a 1-0 win over Wydad Casablanca in South Africa, with a first-half penalty from Ricardo Nascimento the difference between the two teams.

Mazembe secured all three points with a 3-1 win over over ZESCO United in Lubumbashi, thanks in large to a brace for Jackson Muleka who moved up to seven goals atop the scoring charts.

Zamalek will join their fellow five-time champions in the knockout stages from Group A and they ended their group campaign with a 0-0 draw away to Primeiro de Agosto.

Petro Atletico and USM Alger played to a 2-2 draw in what was a dead rubber clash in Group C, with the Angolans netting twice in two second-half minutes to conjure a point.

Full list of results (15h00 CAT kick-off):

Mamelodi Sundowns 1-0 Wydad Casablanca

TP Mazembe 3-1 ZESCO United

Primeiro de Agosto 0-0 Zamalek

USM Alger 2-2 Petro Atletico

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