Sundowns kept the pressure on log leaders Orlando Pirates after they scored a 3-2 win over relegation threatened Wits University at the Loftus Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
The Clever Boys took a shock lead in the 2nd minute when Etienne Bito'o scored from close range.
However, it only took the Brazilians 10 minutes to draw equal as Zimbabwean Peter Ndlovu headed home a pass from Vuyo Mere.
The score was locked at 1-1 as the teams went into the half-time break.
Wits, who look set for demotion to the Mvela League, suffered a setback in the 59th minute when Leonard Xaba put the ball into his own net to gift the hosts the lead.
Lerato Chabangu increase the margin in the 75th minute when he scored from inside the box.
The Students did manage to grab a late consolation goal through a Regan Noble penalty in the 90th minute following a Neil Winstanly foul, but by then the damage had already been done.