DURBAN. Kaizer Chiefs beats Golden Arrows with a 2-0 win with a goal from B. Bimenyimana (14′) and a goal from E. Dove (38′).
The match was played at the Moses Mabhida Stadium stadium in Durban on Saturday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was Xola Sitela with the assistance of Jantjie Thamsanqa Dlamini and Thabang Matlhong. The 4th official was Jelly Chavani. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 22.8 degrees Celsius or 73.02 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 76%.
- 53 Ball Possession 47
- 15 Total 7
- 5 On Target 5
- 10 Off Target 2
- 0 Shots blocked 0
- 68 Attack 63
- 73 Dangerous attack 62
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 0
- 8 Corners 8
- 1 Off Sides 2
- 10 Total 15
- 2 Yellow Cards 2
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 1 Red Card 0
- 3 Substitutions 4
None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. Golden Arrows was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Kaizer Chiefs that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Golden Arrows was putting more pressure with 73 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 5 were on target. Nonetheless, Kaizer Chiefs managed to find the solution to win this encounter.
Golden Arrows shot 15 times, 5 on target, 10 off target. On the opposite side, Kaizer Chiefs shot 7 times, 5 on target, 2 off target.
Golden Arrows received 1 yellow card (Siyabonga Khumalo). Regarding the opposition, Kaizer Chiefs received 2 yellow cards (Yusuf Maart and Kamohelo Mahlatsi).
Siyabonga Khumalo (Golden Arrows) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (90′).
After playing this encounter, Golden Arrows will stay with 16 points like TS Galaxy, Cape Town City and Royal AM to remain in the 10th place. Regarding the opposition, Kaizer Chiefs will have 24 points like SuperSport United to hold in the 4th place.
In the next match in the Premier League, Golden Arrows will play away against Moroka Swallows on the 17th of March with a 8-6 head to head in favor of Golden Arrows (9 draws).
Kaizer Chiefs will host Moroka Swallows on the 2nd of May with a 12-5 head to head stats in favor of Kaizer Chiefs (8 draws).
Golden Arrows – Formation
Golden Arrows started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Vusumuzi Vilakazi decided to play with the following team: Sifiso Mlungwana, Ntsikelelo Nxadi, Siyavuya Ndlovu, Thabani Zuke, Divine Lunga, Pule Mmodi, Nqobeko Dlamini, Sazi Gumbi, Nduduzo Sibiya, Ryan Moon and Knox Mutizwa.
The home team had on the bench: Andile Fikizolo, Saziso Magawana, Gladwin Shitolo, Thubelihle Magubane, Lungelo Dube, Bongumusa Nkosi, Themba Mantshiyane, Siyabonga Mbatha and Siyabonga Given Khumalo.
Golden Arrows made 3 changes: Sazi Gumbi for Siyabonga Khumalo (46′), Ryan Moon for Thubelihle Magubane (76′) and Thabani Zuke for Themba Mantshiyane (77′).
Kaizer Chiefs – Formation
Kaizer Chiefs started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Arthur Zwane played with: Itumeleng Khune, Reeve Frosler, Zitha Kwinika, Edmilson Gabriel Dove, Sfiso Hlanti, Samkelo Zwane, Yusuf Maart, Keagan Dolly, Nkosingiphile Ngcobo, Kamohelo Mahlatsi and Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana.
The following players were sitting on the bench: Siyethemba Sithebe, Siyabonga Ngezana, Dillon Solomons, Bruce Bvuma, Njabulo Ngcobo, Sabelo Radebe, Mduduzi Shabalala, Wandile Duba, Kgaogelo Sekgota and Thabani Dube.
Kaizer Chiefs made 4 changes: Kamohelo Mahlatsi for Kgaogelo Sekgota (55′), Nkosingiphile Ngcobo for Mduduzi Shabalala (68′), Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana for Wandile Duba (83′) and Samkelo Zwane for Njabulo Ngcobo (83′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.
- Richards Bay – Moroka Swallows – 1-0
- Sekhukhune United – AmaZulu – 0-0
- Golden Arrows – Kaizer Chiefs – 0-2