PORT ELIZABETH. Moroka Swallows defeated Chippa United to win 2-1. K. Malinga was the key player for his team after scoring 2 goals. It was Moroka Swallows to strike first with a goal of Kagiso Malinga at the 19′. Then it was a goal in the 31′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Kagiso Malinga gave the win to Moroka Swallows in the 66′ minute with a goal scoring a double. Chippa United lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (59%).
The match was played at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium stadium in Port Elizabeth on Sunday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was Tshidiso Mkwanazi with the assistance of Sibusiso Sisilana and Thembisa Siyatsha. The 4th official was Lubabalo Pitsha. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 21.8 degrees Celsius or 71.31 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 78%.
- 59 Ball Possession 41
- 10 Total 6
- 2 On Target 2
- 8 Off Target 3
- 0 Shots blocked 0
- 93 Attack 88
- 77 Dangerous attack 70
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 0
- 3 Corners 3
- 1 Off Sides 6
- 12 Total 19
- 2 Yellow Cards 2
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 4 Substitutions 5
Chippa United had a superior ball possession 59% while Moroka Swallows was struggling with a 41% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Chippa United was more pushing with 77 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 2 were on target. Nonetheless, Moroka Swallows was able to find the solution to win this match.
Chippa United shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, Moroka Swallows shot 6 times, 2 on target, 4 off target.
Chippa United received 2 yellow cards (Z. Mdunyelwa and T. Lebitso). Regarding the opposition, Moroka Swallows received 2 yellow cards (Nicholus Lukhubeni and Kwanda Mngonyama).
After playing this match, Chippa United will stay with 24 points like Moroka Swallows to sit in the 13th place. On the opposite side, Moroka Swallows will have 24 points like Chippa United to sit in the 14th place.
In the next match in the Premier League, Chippa United will play away with Marumo Gallants FC on the 23rd of April with a 1-1 head to head.
Moroka Swallows will host Marumo Gallants FC on the 20th of May with a 1-1 head to head stats.
Chippa United – Formation
Chippa United started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).
The manager Morgan Mammila decided to play with the following team: Lloyd Junior Kazapua, Trevor Mathiane, Abdi Banda, Zuko Mdunyelwa, Azola Ntsabo, Ayabulela Konqobe, Siphesihle Mkhize, Thabiso Lebitso, Ronaldo Maarman, Etiosa Godspower Ighodaro and Andile Mbenyane.
The home team had on the bench: Brooklyn Poggenpoel, Meshack Maphangule, Khanyisile Patrick Mayo, Siphelele Luthuli, Sirgio Kammies, Elmo Kambindu, Stanley Bobo Nwabali, Ronald Pfumbidzai and Justice Chabalala.
Chippa United made 4 changes: A. Mbenyane for Siphelele Luthuli (48′), A. Ntsabo for Ronald Pfumbidzai (74′), A. Konqobe for Sergio Kammies (75′) and T. Lebitso for Elmo Kambindu (80′).
Moroka Swallows – Formation
Moroka Swallows started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
Dylan Kerr played with: Thakasani Mbanjwa, Pentjie Zulu, Yagan Sasman, Sipho Sibiya, . Mngonyama, Nicholus Lukhubeni, Lindokuhle Mtshali, Junaid Sait, Rusike Evans, Kagiso Malinga and Tawanda Macheke.
The following players were sitting on the bench: David Uromi, Mbulelo Strydom Wambi, Tlakusani Mthethwa, Darrel Matsheke, Mwape Musonda, Sanele Tshabalala, Gregory Damons and Mthokozisi Shwabule.
Moroka Swallows made 4 changes: Nicholus Lukhubeni for Gregory Damons (48′), Kagiso Malinga for Tlakusani Mthethwa (71′), Rusike Evans for David Uromi (90′) and Lindokuhle Mtshali for Darrel Matsheke (90′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.