CAPE TOWN. Cape Town City overcomes Moroka Swallows with a 2-0 win with a goal from T. Goedeman (8′) and a goal from T. Fielies (55′).
Cape Town City remained in 10 after Thamsanqa Mkhize received a red card in the 90′. Also, Moroka Swallows had 2 players sent off: Keegan Allan (60′ for a red card) and Bongani Sam (90′ for a red card).
The match was played at the Cape Town Stadium stadium in Cape Town on Sunday and it started at 5:45 pm local time. The referee was Cedrick Muvhali who had the assistance of Lalelani Mngadi and Brian Kganyago. The 4th official was Msimeleli Mabuto. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 9.4 degrees Celsius or 48.96 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 42%.
- 0 Ball Possession 0
- 8 Total 11
- 4 On Target 4
- 4 Off Target 7
- 0 Shots blocked 0
- 67 Attack 68
- 37 Dangerous attack 38
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 0
- 4 Corners 6
- 18 Total 15
- 3 Yellow Cards 2
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 1 Red Card 2
- 5 Substitutions 4
The overall ball possession was the same with both teams controlling the ball for 50% of the time.
None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. Cape Town City was in possession of the ball for 0% of the time vs. Moroka Swallows that controlled the ball for 0% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Moroka Swallows had a more offensive attitude with 38 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 4 were on target. Notwithstanding, Cape Town City was able to find the solution to win this contest.
Cape Town City shot 8 times, 4 on target, 4 off target. Talking about the opposition, Moroka Swallows shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target.
Cape Town City received 2 yellow cards (Lyle Lakay and Thamsanqa Mkhize). On the opposite side, Moroka Swallows received 2 yellow cards (Tawanda Macheke and Yagan Sasman).
(Cape Town City) was sent off after receiving a red card in the (90′).
Also, Moroka Swallows didn’t end the match with 11 players after
After playing this match, Cape Town City will have 26 points like TS Galaxy to hold in the 8th place. On the opposite side, Moroka Swallows will stay with 21 points like Maritzburg United to hold in the 14th place.
In the next match in the Premier League, Cape Town City will host Marumo Gallants FC on the 14th of March with a 2-1 head to head record in favor of Cape Town City (2 draws).
Moroka Swallows will host Marumo Gallants FC on the 20th of May with a 1-1 head to head record.
Cape Town City – Formation
Cape Town City started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
The manager Eric Tinkler decided to play with the following team: Darren Keet, Thamsanqa Mkhize, Taariq Fielies, Keanu Cupido, Darwin Gonzalez, Taahir Goedeman, Ambina Fidèle Brice, Lyle Lakay, Khanyisa Erick Mayo, Mduduzi Mdantsane and Jaedin Rhodes.
The home team had on the bench: Lorenzo Gordinho, Relebogile Mokhuoane, Mark Van Heerden, Thabo Nodada, Bongani Mpandle, Thato Tsiliso Mokeke, Wayde Lekay, Bertrand Mani and Jordan Bender.
Cape Town City made 5 changes: Mduduzi Mdantsane for Thato Mokeke (46′), Taahir Goedeman for Thabo Nodada (71′), Jaedin Rhodes for Marc van Heerden (82′), Jaedin Rhodes for Bertrand Junior Mani (82′) and Taariq Fielies for Lorenzo Gordinho (88′).
Moroka Swallows – Formation
Moroka Swallows started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Dylan Kerr played with: Thakasani Mbanjwa, Yagan Sasman, Gregory Damons, Kwanda Mngonyama, Pentjie Zulu, Tlakusani Mthethwa, Keegan Allan, Tawanda Macheke, Lindokuhle Mtshali, Strydom Wambi.
These were the players on the bench: Bongani Sam, Sanele Tshabalala, Junaid Sait, David Richard Uromi, Waseem Isaacs, Bongani Sam, Sipho Sibiya and Nicholus Lukhubeni.
Moroka Swallows made 4 changes: Mbulelo Wambi for Waseem Isaacs (46′), Gregory Damons for Junaid Sait (46′), Rusike Evans for Nicholus Lukhubeni (76′) and Tawanda Macheke for Bongani Sam (77′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.