SuperSport United and Richards Bay draw 1-1 after Tshepo Mabua squandered a penalty. HIGHLIGHTS

PRETORIA. Richards Bay and SuperSport United draw 1-1. S. Barns scored the first goal (67') for Richards Bay. K. Majadibodu made it even (82') with an own goal.

SuperSport United and Richards Bay draw 1-1 after Tshepo Mabua squandered a penalty. HIGHLIGHTS

PRETORIA. Richards Bay and SuperSport United draw 1-1. S. Barns scored the first goal (67′) for Richards Bay. K. Majadibodu made it even (82′) with an own goal. SuperSport United was not able to win even if it was better in terms of ball possession (59%)

Tshepo Mabua didn’t score a decisive penalty (88′). That would have allowed Richards Bay to win the match.​

Tshepo Mabua didn’t score 1 penalty (88′) for ​Richards Bay.

The match was played at the Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium stadium in Pretoria on Sunday and it started at 5:30 pm local time. The referee was Masixole Bambiso with the support of Xolani Boneni and Mangai Thembisile. The 4th official was Sipho Macbeth Mahlangu. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot at 28 degrees Celsius or 82.44 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 25%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 59 Ball Possession 41
Shots
  • 16 Total 5
  • 3 On Target 2
  • 13 Off Target 3
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 140 Attack 124
  • 92 Dangerous attack 63
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 1
  • 2 Corners 2
  • 3 Off Sides 3
Fouls
  • 16 Total 8
  • 1 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

SuperSport United had a superior ball possession 59% while Richards Bay was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

SuperSport United was putting more pressure with 92 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 3 were on target. Nonetheless, that was not enough SuperSport United to win the match​.

SuperSport United shot 16 times, 3 on target, 13 off target. Talking about the opposition, Richards Bay shot 5 times, 2 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

SuperSport United received 1 yellow card (Kegan Johannes). Regarding the opposition, Richards Bay received 2 yellow cards (Abel Mabaso and Katlego Maphathe).

Match Timeline

31'
Abel Mabaso- Yellow
45'
Katlego Maphathe- Yellow
46'
Kegan Johannes- Yellow
52'
58'
Siphamandla Mtolo- sub ->Mpho Mathebula
60'
Thabang Sibanyoni- sub ->Bradley Grobler
60'
67'
Sanele Barns(goal)
74'
Ovella Ochieng- sub ->Katleho Makateng
Thamsanqa Gabuza- sub ->Patrick Maswanganyi
77'
Jamie Webber- sub ->Thapelo Maseko
77'
82'
88'
Tshepo Mabua- missed penaltySanele Barns
Zukile Kewuti- sub ->Grant Margeman
90'
90'
Yamela Mbuthuma- sub ->Somila Ntsundwana

Standings

After this match, SuperSport United will have 28 points to hold in the 3rd place. On the opposite side, Richards Bay will have 30 points to hold in the 2nd place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premier League, SuperSport United will play away with Marumo Gallants FC on the 29th of April with a 3-1 head to head stats in favor of SuperSport United (1 draw).

Richards Bay will play away agasint Moroka Swallows on the 5th of February with a 1-0 head to head record in favor of Richards Bay (0 draws).

SuperSport United – Formation

SuperSport United
G
Ricardo Goss 20.South Africa
G
George Chigova 1.Zimbabwe
D
Onismor Bhasera 14.Zimbabwe
D
Luke Fleurs 25.South Africa
D
Kegan Johannes 37.South Africa
52'
D
Siyabonga Nhlapo 18.South Africa
M
Thapelo Maseko 40.South Africa
77'
M
Grant Margeman 23.South Africa
90'
M
Siphesihle Ndlovu 15.South Africa
F
Bradley Grobler 7.South Africa
60'
F
Lungu Ghampani 17.South Africa
60'
F
Patrick Maswanganyi 28.South Africa
77'
Substitutes
D
Neo Rapoo 43.South Africa
M
Jamie Webber 12.South Africa
77'
M
Jesse Donn 26.South Africa
M
Zukile Kewuti 4.South Africa
90'
F
Aubrey Ngoma 11.South Africa
F
Thamsanqa Gabuza 13.South Africa
77'
F
Thabang Sibanyoni 24.South Africa
60'
F
Iqraam Rayners 9.South Africa
60'

SuperSport United started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Gavin Hunt decided to play with the following team: Ricardo Goss, George Chigova, Kegan Johannes, Luke Fleurs, Siyabonga Nhlapo, Onismor Bhasera, Ghampani Lungu, Grant Margeman, Siphesihle Ndlovu, Patrick Maswanganyi, Thapelo Maseko and Bradley Grobler.

The home team had on the bench: Jamie Craig Webber, Neo Rapoo, Jesse Robert Donn, Zukile Kewuti, Aubrey Ngoma, Thamsanqa Gabuza, Thabang Sibanyoni and Iqraam Rayners.

Substitutions

SuperSport United made 5 changes: Ghampani Lungu for Iqraam Rayners (60′), Bradley Grobler for Thabang Sibanyoni (60′), Patrick Maswanganyi for Thamsanqa Gabuza (77′), Thapelo Maseko for Jamie Webber (77′) and Grant Margeman for Zukile Kewuti (90′).

Richards Bay – Formation

Richards Bay
G
Jamal Salim 80.Uganda
D
Ntsikelelo Nyauza 34.South Africa
46'
D
Abel Mabaso 6.South Africa
31'
D
Mpho Mathebula 12.South Africa
58'
D
Katlego Maphathe 2.South Africa
45'
M
Tshepo Mabua 35.South Africa
M
Amigo Memela 10.South Africa
M
Somila Ntsundwana 45.South Africa
90'
M
Siyanda Msane 7.South Africa
F
Sanele Barns 30.South Africa
Goals67'
F
Katleho Makateng 27.Lesotho
74'
Substitutes
K. Majadibodu 14.South Africa
46'
G
Malcolm Jacobs 16.South Africa
D
Khetha Shabalala 3.South Africa
M
Nkanyiso Zungu 50.South Africa
M
Lwandile Sandile Mabuya 22.South Africa
M
Siphamandla Mtolo 4.South Africa
58'
F
Yamela Mbuthuma 9.South Africa
90'
F
Moses Mthembu 20.South Africa
F
Ovella Ochieng 77.Kenya
74'

Richards Bay started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).

Vasili Manousakis played with: Jamal Salim, Katlego Jackson Maphathe, Ntsikelelo Nyauza, Tshepo Wilson Mabua, Siyanda Msane, Somila Ntsundwana, Mpho Mathebula, Sanele Barns, Abel Mabaso, Katleho Makateng, Luvuyo Memela.

The following players were sitting on the bench: Yamela Mbuthuma, Nkanyiso Zungu, L. Mabuya, Khetha Shabalala, Moses Mthembu, Malcolm Jacobs, Ovella Ochieng, Harold Majadibodu and Siphamandla Themba Mtolo.

Substitutions

Richards Bay made 4 changes: Ntsikelelo Nyauza for Kaketso Majadibodu (46′), Mpho Mathebula for Siphamandla Mtolo (58′), Katleho Makateng for Ovella Ochieng (74′) and Somila Ntsundwana for Yanela Mbuthuma (90′).

Results of the day

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