Mamelodi Sundowns defeats Kaizer Chiefs 1-0 with a goal scored by N. Maema. HIGHLIGHTS

JOHANNESBURG. Mamelodi Sundowns beats Kaizer Chiefs 1-0 after N. Maema scored just 1 goal (21').

Mamelodi Sundowns defeats Kaizer Chiefs 1-0 with a goal scored by N. Maema. HIGHLIGHTS

JOHANNESBURG. Mamelodi Sundowns conquers Kaizer Chiefs 1-0 after N. Maema scored just 1 goal (21′). Mamelodi Sundowns was vastly better in terms of ball possession (66%) and that was among the factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the FNB Stadium stadium in Johannesburg on Saturday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Sikhumbuzo Gasa with the help of Kgara Mokoena and Athenkosi Ndongeni. The 4th official was Moreki Lekwape. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 22.2 degrees Celsius or 71.96 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 43%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 34 Ball Possession 66
Shots
  • 8 Total 9
  • 1 On Target 2
  • 6 Off Target 4
  • 1 Shots blocked 3
  • 84 Attack 103
  • 53 Dangerous attack 62
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 3 Corners 4
  • 3 Off Sides 2
Fouls
  • 16 Total 14
  • 2 Yellow Cards 4
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Mamelodi Sundowns had a superior ball possession 66% while Kaizer Chiefs was struggling with a 34% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Mamelodi Sundowns was more pushing with 62 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 2 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Mamelodi Sundowns won the encounter.​

Kaizer Chiefs shot 8 times, 1 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Mamelodi Sundowns shot 9 times, 2 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

Kaizer Chiefs received 2 yellow cards (Yusuf Maart and Siyethemba Sithebe). Talking about the opposition, Mamelodi Sundowns received 5 yellow cards (Peter Shalulile, Erwin Saavedra , Khuliso Mudau, R. Williams and Erwin Saavedra ).

Match Timeline

21'
Neo Maema(goal)Khuliso Mudau
Siyethemba Sithebe- sub ->Samkelo Zwane
46'
57'
Peter Shalulile- Yellow
58'
Erwin Mario Saavedra- Yellow
Moegamat Yusuf Maart- Yellow
60'
Wandile Duba- sub ->Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana
65'
72'
Leandro Sirino- sub ->Peter Shalulile
73'
Khuliso Mudau- Yellow
Kgaogelo Rathete Sekgota- sub ->Nkosingiphile Ngcobo
75'
78'
Sipho Mbule- sub ->Cassius Mailula
79'
Erwin Mario Saavedra- sub ->Themba Zwane
80'
Ronwen Williams- Yellow
Mduduzi Shabalala- sub ->Keagan Dolly
86'
Siyethemba Sithebe- Yellow
87'
90'
Sphelele Mkhulise- sub ->Aubrey Modiba
90'
Thapelo Morena- sub ->Marcelo Allende
90'
Erwin Mario Saavedra- Yellow

Standings

After this match, Kaizer Chiefs will stay with 24 points like Sekhukhune United to remain in the 6th place. Regarding the opposition, Mamelodi Sundowns will have 49 points to hold in the 1st place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premier League, 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).

Mamelodi Sundowns will play away agasint Marumo Gallants FC on the 13th of May with a 3-0 head to head record in favor of Mamelodi Sundowns (2 draws).

Kaizer Chiefs – Formation

Kaizer Chiefs
G
I. Khune 32.South Africa
D
S. Hlanti 23.South Africa
D
A. Macheke 4.South Africa
D
E. Dove 2.Mozambique
D
R. Frosler 39.South Africa
M
M. Maart 8.South Africa
60'
M
N. Ngcobo 12.South Africa
75'
M
S. Zwane 37.South Africa
46'
F
K. Dolly 10.South Africa
86'
F
A. Du Preez 9.South Africa
F
B. Bimenyimana 28.Burundi
65'
Substitutes
G
B. Petersen 1.South Africa
D
D. Solomons 18.South Africa
D
H. Mashiane 19.South Africa
D
S. Ngezana 30.South Africa
M
L. Matlou 22.South Africa
M
S. Sithebe 6.South Africa
46' 87'
F
M. Shabalala 42.South Africa
86'
F
K. Sekgota 14.South Africa
75'
F
W. Duba 36.South Africa
65'

Kaizer Chiefs started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Arthur Zwane decided to play with the following team: Itumeleng Khune, Sfiso Sandile Hlanti, Alton Zitha Macheke, Edmilson Gabriel Dove, Reeve Frosler, Keagan Dolly, Moegamat Yusuf Maart, Nkosingiphile Nhlakanipho Ngcobo, Samkelo Zwane, Ashley Du Preez and Bonfilscaleb Bimenyimana.

The home team had on the bench: Lehlogonolo George Matlou, Dillon Peter Solomons, Happy Mashiane, Siyethemba Sithebe, Mduduzi Shabalala, Kgaogelo Rathete Sekgota, Wandile Duba, Siyabonga Ngezana and Brandon Petersen.

Substitutions

Kaizer Chiefs made 4 changes: Samkelo Zwane for Siyethemba Sithebe (46′), Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana for Wandile Duba (65′), Nkosingiphile Ngcobo for Kgaogelo Sekgota (75′) and Keagan Dolly for Mduduzi Shabalala (86′).

Mamelodi Sundowns – Formation

Mamelodi Sundowns
G
Ronwen Williams 32.South Africa
80'
D
Gomolemo Kekana 20.South Africa
D
Khuliso Mudau 25.South Africa
73'
M
Mothobi Mvala 34.South Africa
M
Maphosa Modiba 17.South Africa
90'
M
90'
M
Teboho Mokoena 4.South Africa
M
Cassius Mailula 33.South Africa
78'
M
Neo Maema 35.South Africa
Goals21'
F
Themba Zwane 18.South Africa
79'
F
Peter Shalulile 38.Namibia
72' 57'
Substitutes
G
Denis Onyango 14.Uganda
D
Sifiso Ngobeni 37.South Africa
D
Thapelo Morena 27.South Africa
90'
D
Rushine De Reuck 3.South Africa
M
Sphelele Mkhulise 21.South Africa
90'
M
Sipho Mbule 24.South Africa
78'
M
79' 90'
F
Leandro Sirino 10.Uruguay
72'
F
Amethyst Ralani 29.South Africa

Mamelodi Sundowns started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

Rhulani Mokwena played with: Ronwen Williams, Gomolemo Grant Kekana, Themba Zwane, Mothobi Mvala, Maphosa Modiba, Marcelo Ivan Allende Bravo, Teboho Mokoena, Khuliso Johnson Mudau, Cassius Mailula, Peter Shalulile and Neo Maema.

They had on the bench: Sifiso Ngobeni, Sphelele Mkhulise, Sipho Percevale Mbule, Thapelo James Morena, Denis Masinde Onyango, Erwin Mario Saavedra Flores, Leandro Gastón Sirino, Amethyst Bradley Ralani and Rushine De Reuck.

Substitutions

Mamelodi Sundowns made 5 changes: Peter Shalulile for Gastón Sirino (72′), Cassius Mailula for Sipho Mbule (78′), Themba Zwane for Erwin Saavedra  (79′), Aubrey Modiba for Sphelele Mkhulise (90′) and Marcelo Allende for Thapelo Morena (90′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premier League.​