DURBAN. AmaZulu wipes out Kaizer Chiefs 4-0 with goals of Dumisani Zuma (14′), Ramahlwe Mphahlele (38′), Junior Dion (45′) and Bongi Ntuli (90′). Kaizer Chiefs lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (56%).
Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana didn’t convert a decisive penalty (16′). That would have allowed Kaizer Chiefs to draw the match.
The match was played at the King Goodwill Zwelithini Stadium stadium in Durban on Friday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Masixole Bambiso who had the assistance of Athenkosi Ndongeni and Sibusiso Sisilana. The 4th official was Xolani Hlatshwayo. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot at 25.6 degrees Celsius or 78.03 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 89%.
Kaizer Chiefs had a strong ball possession 56% while AmaZulu was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Kaizer Chiefs had a more offensive attitude with 118 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 1 were on target. Nevertheless, AmaZulu managed to find the solution to win this encounter.
AmaZulu shot 7 times, 5 on target, 2 off target. Regarding the opposition, Kaizer Chiefs shot 15 times, 1 on target, 14 off target.
AmaZulu received 3 yellow cards (Makhehlene Makhaula, Veli Mothwa and Msindisi Ndlovu). Talking about the opposition, Kaizer Chiefs received 1 yellow card (Edmilson Dove).
After this match, AmaZulu will have 21 points to remain in the 5th place. Talking about the opposition, Kaizer Chiefs will stay with 24 points to sit in the 4th place.
In the next match in the Premier League, AmaZulu will host Moroka Swallows on the 1st of April with a 10-7 head to head statistic in favor of AmaZulu (6 draws).
Kaizer Chiefs will host Moroka Swallows on the 2nd of May with a 12-5 head to head statistic in favor of Kaizer Chiefs (8 draws).
AmaZulu – Formation
AmaZulu adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Romain Folz decided to play with the following team: Veli Mothwa, Thembela Sikhakhane, Abbubaker Mobara, Ramahlwe Mphahlele, Riaan Hanamub, Makhehlene Makhaula, George Maluleka, Dumisani Zuma, Hendrick Ekstein, Thabo Qalinge and Sede Junior Dion.
The home team had on the bench: Msindisi Ndlovu, Repo Malepe, Larry Bwalya, Bongi Ntuli, Sibusiso Mabiliso, Lehlohonolo Majoro, Sphesihle Maduna, Mbongeni Gumede and Olwethu Mzimela.
AmaZulu made 5 changes: Makhehlene Makhaula for R. Malepe (42′), Thabo Qalinge for Msindisi Ndlovu (56′), Dumisani Zuma for Sphesihle Maduna (64′), George Maluleka for Larry Bwalya (65′) and Junior Dion for Bongi Ntuli (65′).
Kaizer Chiefs – Formation
Also Kaizer Chiefs adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Arthur Zwane played with: Itumeleng Khune, Reeve Frosler, Zitha Kwinika, Happy Mashiane, Edmilson Gabriel Dove, Yusuf Maart, Nkosingiphile Ngcobo, Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana, Mduduzi Shabalala, Samkelo Zwane and Ashley Du Preez.
They had on the bench: Bruce Bvuma, Eric Mathoho, Siyethemba Sithebe, Sabelo Radebe, Lehlogonolo George Matlou, Wandile Duba, Dillon Solomons, Siyabonga Ngezana and Kgaogelo Sekgota.
Kaizer Chiefs made 3 changes: Mduduzi Shabalala for Kgaogelo Sekgota (53′), Happy Mashiane for Dillan Solomons (57′) and Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana for Wandile Duba (74′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.